Effective 5/31/21, all COVID-19 restrictions related to gatherings, restaurants, and others businesses were lifted. The masking order will be lifted on June 28 or when 70% of Pennsylvania adults are fully vaccinated, whichever comes first. Ease back into travel with a Weekend Easy getaway in Cumberland Valley. Our restaurants, shops, attractions, and hotels are ready to welcome you.

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10 Overlooks: Year-Round Views of Cumberland Valley

Overlooks and vistas are among some of the most popular hikes and for good reason. For most of us, the only time to really examine the landscape of a place is while standing on top of a mountain. In Cumberland Valley, there are a number of outstanding vistas to give residents and…

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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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