Things to See & Do

While you're in the area for American Craft Week include these other suggested things to see and do to round out your stay.

Shopping

MB Gourds-226Cumberland Valley is a shopper's paradise. Fill your bags with one-of-a-kind souvenirs and antiques, or find the perfect gift for someone on your list. Find trip inspiration by browsing our Shopping Trip Ideas. 

Made in Cumberland Valley - discover all the things that are made and handcrafted here

Antiques Trail - hunt for the perfect collectible at the Valley's collection of antique shops

Craft Your Artisan Adventure - explore tucked away shops for artisan gifts and handmade items

Fall Fun

Fall WeatherOctober is a beautiful month to visit Cumberland Valley. Visit our Fall Fun page to discover seasonal attractions and family-friendly things to see and do. You can also visit our Fall Festivals page to include food festivals, music events and more in your stay.

As the leaves start to change, follow our Fall Foliage Driving Tour for scenic views and photo ops. 

Attractions

Include these nearby attractions in your American Craft Week visit.

AHEC-220Fall Carlisle Collector Car Swap Meet and Corral - Sept. 28 - Oct. 2, marvel at one of the largest automotive swap meets in the world while exploring the 150 acres and 8,100 vending spaces

U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center - premier facility for U.S. Army research and home to the interactive "Soldier Experience" exhibit and outdoor, one-mile Army Heritage Trail 

Meadowbrooke Gourds - tour the facility to see how they turn gourds into works-of-art perfect for any home

Luhrs Center-220H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center - this state-of-the-art performing arts center features special performances and ballroom dance lessons this October

Carlisle Theatre - this historic, retro theatre will be featuring the Tony award-winning Hairspray this October 

Art Galleries - After exploring American-made craft, switch gears and check out fine art exhibits at our collection of beautiful galleries