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Artisan Adventure Trail

Explore the Artisan Trail in Cumberland Valley and discover a rich tapestry of local craftsmanship. Immerse yourself in the region’s vibrant art scene as you traverse through charming towns like Shippensburg, Carlisle, Boiling Springs, and Camp Hill. Your journey promises a shopping…

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Kick Off Fall with Fun Festivals: September 22-24

In 2023, the first day of fall is September 23, and Cumberland Valley is celebrating with a collection of fall-themed events! We've curated a colorful weekend escape filled with festivals, food, fun, and more. Don't forget to sign up for the FREE digital Farm Fresh Trail passport…

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A Full Day in Mechanicsburg

Founded in the early 1800s, Mechanicsburg draws its name from a settlement of skilled mechanics who made and repaired Conestoga wagons. The Cumberland Valley Railroad played a vital role in the town's development, and its influence can still be seen today in the well-preserved buildings…

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A Full Day in Carlisle

The historic town of Carlisle is noted for its restored architecture and tree-lined streets–once graced by George Washington, Molly Pitcher, and other iconic figures from early America. Recently voted as the #4 Best Historic Small Town by USA Today, Carlisle boasts a rich history and a…

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Uncover the Valley's Trails this Summer

Summer is one of the best times to uncover Cumberland Valley's many trails and try something new. Whether you are traveling as a couple or with friends or family, the trails below are the perfect way to rediscover the joys of travel during your Weekend Easy getaway. From craft beer or…

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