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Stacey

Staycation in the Cumberland Valley

Your vacation plans for the summer of 2020 might including staying closer to home.How about exploring the Cumberland Valley and discovering all there is to see and do in your own backyard! (TIP: As businesses continue to re-open, please be sure to check days and hours of operation.)…

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So Much More than a Facial

I’ve had numerous facials over the years. I enjoyed them all but the atmosphere at most locations seemed very clinical. The room was white, the lights were bright, and the whole experience was not very relaxing. My recent facial at Beyond Beauty Skin Therapy completely changed my…

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History Stops in Cumberland Valley

If you are a resident of Carlisle like I am, you probably walked by any number of historical markers in downtown Carlisle without actually paying attention to them. Next time you are out and about, either as a resident or a visitor, be sure to take time to read some of the markers and learn a little bit more about Carlisle’s rich and varied history. A brochure about the wayside markers, produced by the Historic Carlisle Association, can be picked up at the Cumberland Valley Visitors Center or downloaded from VisitCumberlandValley.com.The brochure provides excellent background information and offers walking directions to each of 27 different locations…

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Yoga Sunset Hike

I recently participated in a Yoga Sunset Hike hosted by the Mid-Atlantic Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC). It was a beautiful evening with blue skies and temps in the low 70s. About 30 of us gathered on the grass near the gazebo next to Children's Lake in Boiling Springs at 6:00 pm…

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Best Hiking in the Valley

The recently arrived warm weather means that it is the perfect time for hiking in the Valley. My family and I love to go hiking at Kings Gap. After a leisurely drive to the top of the mountain, we park and head to the back porch of the Mansion. It always provides incredible views of the…

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