The Pennsylvania countryside at the midpoint of the Appalachian Trail is one of the most visited regions in the Keystone State and an ideal destination for craft beer lovers as well as aficionados of small-batch wine, spirits, and cider. Nestled in the heart of this region is Cumberland Valley where visitors will find a picturesque crossroads that combines spectacular outdoor scenery with historic downtowns, all within an easy drive from Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. Whether you want to hike the Appalachian Trail, "trek" along our popular Beer Trail, or do both, you'll find an assortment of up-and-coming microbreweries, cideries, distilleries, distinctive restaurants, and trailblazing taprooms -- all surrounded by the quiet, natural beauty of the Cumberland Valley.
Before you hit this trail, be sure to sign up for our free digital Cumberland Valley Beer Trail Passport. The digital passport will allow participants to use their mobile devices to check-in at locations along the trail and earn prizes. Users can add a web-based shortcut on their devices and enter in a special pin number at each location to check-in. 5 check-ins earn a Beer Trail bottle opener/key chain and 15 check-ins earn a t-shirt.
An eclectic lineup of more than 20 breweries, cideries, wineries, and distilleries dot the landscape of Cumberland Valley from the Shippensburg area all the way to downtown Harrisburg. In between, you will travel on Cumberland Valley's highways or scenic roads and experience all that this region has to offer. Because there’s more than just beer flowing in Cumberland Valley. We have a wealth of things to do, including restaurants, outdoor activities, visual and performing arts, seasonal festivals, and comfortable accommodations. So make a trip of it and start earning your Beer Trail prizes as you tap, tour, and try a pint along the Cumberland Valley Beer Trail.
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