Cumberland Valley is here for you when you are ready to travel again. As we enter the Green Phase of re-opening on June 12, here are some updates that can help you plan your Weekend Easy getaway.

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Top Things to Do This Fall

Fall is the perfect time to plan your Weekend Easy getaway to Cumberland Valley. 1. Fall Foliage Drives -- The serene and stunning landscape of the Cumberland Valley makes it the ideal location for some leaf-peeping. With colors usually peaking in mid-to-late October, a leisurely drive…

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RECONNECT - Outdoors

It easy to socially distance along the many picturesque trails that weave through the rich landscape of the beautiful Cumberland Valley. Take a deep breath and savor the quiet moments as you discover scenic overlooks, pretty parks, and historic sites while exploring the great outdoors…

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Staying Cool at Laurel Lake

A short 15-minute drive from downtown Carlisle, Laurel Lake provides the perfect respite from the oppressive summer heat. Located in Pine Grove Furnace State Park, the original 25-acre lake was deliberately created in 1830 to provide water power for the nearby iron forge. (Click here to…

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Bird Watching Hotspots

Half Day Begin your birding journey in Carlisle at Letort Spring Run and Nature Trail to see a variety of songbirds, fishing birds, sparrows, woodpeckers, and hawks. For one of the best views of the Valley, continue to Waggoner’s Gap Hawk Watch which is the premier location west of…

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My Cumberland Valley Summer

Don't let unforeseen circumstances define your year. Make this summer one to remember by exploring some of the most fun locations in Central PA, as well as uncovering some hidden gems. Download the My Cumberland Valley Summer bucket list and check off items as you explore each location…

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Hiking & History

Learning about the history of a location doesn't have to happen inside a museum. As warm weather approaches, check out these Cumberland Valley locations where you can add some historical knowledge to your outdoor explorations. Camp Michaux: Two miles northwest of Pine Grove Furnace…

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Family Amusements

Family vacations are for creating family memories. Pack up the kids and don't forget the camera for these unforgettable experiences. Indoor Fun Although every day is a beautiful day in Cumberland Valley, sometimes you're looking for indoor fun. Your family will love exploring our…

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