February may be cold, but there's still plenty to explore in the Valley! Whether you're traveling with friends, as a couple or as a family, check out some of our top ideas for things to do in February.
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Sometimes you just need some time with your friends! Why not catch up over tea and scones at The Rosemary House, or sample different beers on the Cumberland Valley Beer Trail? Visit the nearby Farm Show Complex for nearly one million square feet of themed-shows including the all-motorsports Motorama or The Great American Outdoor Show. Check out our Weekend Trip Idea for The Great American Outdoor Show.
Don't contain your couple's activities to just Valentine's Day! With a full line up of performances including Disenchanted, Kate Aldrich, West Shore Symphony Orchestra, Love from a Stranger, Earl David Reed and Who's Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band, there's no reason to skip date night! Pair the performance with a couples' themed cooking class at The Kitchen Shoppe & Cooking School, or try Swing Dancing or Ballroom Dancing. Find more date night ideas.
There are plenty of ways to keep the kids entertained in the Valley. Enjoy a free performance by the West Shore Symphony Orchestra, watch live ice sculpting at the Carlisle Ice Art Festival, take in a performance of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, be memorized by the light show iLuminate or treat your kids (and yourself) to Mommy and Me Valentine's Tea. Small nature lovers will love the animal-themed classes at The Oakes Museum and Wildwood Park. See more Family Friendly Indoor Activities.
For History Lovers
February is full of history-related events happening at the U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center, Gettysburg National Military Park, Cumberland County Historical Society and Conococheague Institute. For a unique spin on history, take a Pennsylvania Beer, Wine and History Tour. Find more historical activities on our History & Hops trip idea.
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