Man wading in the Yellow Breeches Creek fishing

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Best History Attraction in the Valley: U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center

Notable battlefields, celebrated landmarks, and modern-day museums showcase historic moments throughout Pennsylvania. The Cumberland Valley region also features storied architectural downtowns and rich military sites, which allows for endless discovery for history buffs. While the Valley has a host of historic locations, we asked our Facebook fans to vote for the Best History Attraction in the Valley, and the winner is……

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Best Place to Hike In The Valley

The Cumberland Valley is known for its hundreds of miles of trails, from three state parks to the famed Appalachian Trail. Hikers find scenic landscapes from rail trails to rocky heights. Whether it’s the view, accessibility, the trail, or the destination, everyone has their favorite…

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Best Ice Cream In The Valley: Leo's Handmade

Summer might be the best time to enjoy scoops and scoops of ice cream, but it’s really a year-round favorite. Whether it’s soft serve, Italian Gelato, custard, traditional ice cream, or even frozen yogurt, everybody has their favorite place for a frozen treat. In June, we surveyed our…

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Best Fishing In The Valley: Yellow Breeches

Home of renowned fly-fishermen like Ed Shenk, and known for famous fly-fishing streams including the Yellow Breeches Creek, LeTort Spring Run or Big Spring Creek, the Cumberland Valley can be considered a fly-fishing paradise. With many great options to choose from, it is kind of hard…

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Best Jewelry in the Valley: the greatest gift

Whether it’s Valentine’s Day, a birthday, or just a treat for yourself, jewelry can accessorize any attire and is a great gift. Some might even say it’s the greatest gift. Those who voted for the “Best Jewelry in the Valley” certainly thought so, as they voted downtown Carlisle’s the…

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