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Half Day

Begin your Cumberland Valley adventure at the Village Artisans Gallery in Boiling Springs. Explore this renovated church which features American crafts from over 200 vendors.

Next, enjoy a leisurely stroll around the scenic Children's Lake. Feed the ducks and take in the beauty of the clear water of this man-made lake.

Full Day

Visit 2014 Best in the Valley winner American Artisan Gallery.  Discover the funky, vintage and everything-in-between specialty shops on tree-lined Pomfret Street. End your afternoon by savoring a lady-like cream tea at Camellia's Sin Tea Parlor & Gift Shop.

Make it a Weekend

The Comfort Suites Hotel offers guests the perfect opportunity to walk around downtown Carlisle to shops, restaurants and nightlife opportunities, as well as complimentary breakfast.

Start your day by taking a behind-the-scenes tour of the world's largest gourd crafting company. Featured on Dirty Jobs, Meadowbrooke Gourds offers a unique selection of painted and sculpted gourds for every season. Enjoy the retail store, and even paint your own birdhouse, bowl or Christmas ornament.

Next, enjoy a class and lunch at Ashcombe Farm & Greenhouses. Here, you will take one of their fun hands-on crafting classes.  Visit the deli for an array of tasty meal options including soups, wraps, quiche and comfort food favorites. Fill your shopping bag with a variety of goodies ranging from plants to gourmet foods to home goods and gifts before visiting your next location.

End your trip by crafting your own souvenir charm bracelet at The Potomac Bead Company. This retailer offers an extensive selection of gemstones, glass, sterling silver and pendants to polish and personalize your one-of-a-kind accessory.

American Artisan Gallery

Ashcombe Farm & Greenhouses

Camellia's Sin Tea Room & Gift Shop

Comfort Suites Downtown Carlisle

Meadowbrooke Gourds

The Potomac Bead Company

Village Artisans Gallery