If your dad is an outdoorsman, the Valley's hiking and biking trails, fishing and boating streams and adventure parks will keep him busy all weekend. The Valley's hiking trails include day-hiking along the Appalachian Trail, scenic overlooks and birdwatching hotspots. View our Top 10 at visitcumberlandvalley.com/10hikes. Biking trails include the historic streets of downtown Carlisle and cue sheets that take you through our scenic backroads and quaint downtowns. For more adventurous dads, schedule a day at Roundtop Mountain Resort for paintball, zip-lining, ropes courses and more.
Dads who are history buffs will enjoy the Valley's assortment of self-guided tours. Find downloadable copies for 18th Century Architecture in Carlisle, Camp Michaux, the Old Public Graveyard, Civil War Walking Tours, Tavern Tours and more at visitcumberlandvalley.com. You can also take him to the free and interactive U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center in Carlisle and explore the indoor Soldier Experience Gallery and outdoor one-mile Army Heritage Trail with full-scale military exhibits.