Cumberland Valley is here for you when you are ready to travel again. As we enter the Green Phase of re-opening on June 12, here are some updates that can help you plan your Weekend Easy getaway.

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Cumberland Valley

Looking for the latest and greatest in the Cumberland Valley? You'll find it here. Discover what's new in the area, explore our diverse downtowns, find the perfect planning tools, and uncover what makes this a unique destination.

Cumberland Valley is conveniently located in the number one visited region in Pennsylvania. We are surrounded by popular destinations like Hershey, Harrisburg, Lancaster, York and Gettysburg and 30 minutes from Harrisburg International Airport and Amtrak.  Our hub location allows you to experience more with every visit and our convenient location near New York City, Washington D.C. and Baltimore makes getting here easy.

If you are searching for a reason to visit, it won't take us long to convince you. Cumberland Valley is known for our scenic beauty, downtown charm, friendly atmosphere, and easy-to-navigate location. Only here can you zip down the highway to discover another walkable downtown or travel up a mountain road to beautiful scenic vistas, all before you've even had lunch. So go ahead, and plan your Weekend Easy getaway to Cumberland Valley. The hardest part is returning home.

10 Places for the Perfect Picnic

A picnic in the park is always a good idea. Enjoy food, fellowship, and fun with friends and family at these Cumberland Valley locations. Whether you pack your own food or purchase takeout from a nearby restaurant,... Learn More

5 Hidden Gems: Family Fun in the Cumberland Valley

With limited opportunities for travel and social gatherings, keeping the kids occupied this year has proven to be a challenge. Explore these five hidden gems in Cumberland Valley that are sure to become some of your... Learn More

RECONNECT - Outdoors

It easy to socially distance along the many picturesque trails that weave through the rich landscape of the beautiful Cumberland Valley. Take a deep breath and savor the quiet moments as you discover scenic... Learn More

5 Hidden Gems: Savor the Flavor at These Cumberland Valley Restaurants

Cumberland Valley has a strong culinary scene with delightful restaurants providing delectable cuisine and a warm, welcoming atmosphere. With so many choices, it’s hard to know where to start when you are... Learn More

Staying Cool at Laurel Lake

A short 15-minute drive from downtown Carlisle, Laurel Lake provides the perfect respite from the oppressive summer heat. Located in Pine Grove Furnace State Park, the original 25-acre lake was deliberately created... Learn More

Pick a Bucket of Joy at Paulus Farm Market

Part of Cumberland Valley's charm is the mixture of walkable downtowns, easy-to-navigate outdoor trails, and bucolic farms dotted in between. Did you know that Cumberland Valley has over 20,000 acres of... Learn More

Cheers to the Weekend: Along the Cumberland Valley Beer Trail

As we head into summer, Pennsylvania now allows outdoor dining as well as indoor dining at 50% capacity. (NOTE: Indoor dining capacity was reduced to 25% on July 16.) Our Cumberland Valley Beer Trail locations are... Learn More

Staycation in the Cumberland Valley

Your vacation plans for the summer of 2020 might including staying closer to home. How about exploring the Cumberland Valley and discovering all there is to see and do in your own backyard! (TIP: As businesses... Learn More

Summer Blockbusters at the Drive-In

There are plenty of great things that come to mind when thinking about summer…swimming, hiking, fishing, grilling, and more. However, in 2020, an old-time summer favorite is making a comeback. The drive-in... Learn More

Bird Watching Hotspots

Half Day Begin your birding journey in Carlisle at Letort Spring Run and Nature Trail to see a variety of songbirds, fishing birds, sparrows, woodpeckers, and hawks. For one of the best views of the Valley, continue... Learn More

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