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.

USAHEC: An Evocative Portrayal of U.S. Army History

Notable battlefields, celebrated landmarks, and modern-day museums showcase historic moments throughout Pennsylvania. The Cumberland Valley region also has a rich and storied history that delights history buffs and... Learn More

Popular Pandemic Comfort Foods

Each year, the National Restaurant Association publishes it's annual What’s Hot Culinary forecast to identify upcoming trends. In November and December 2020, the Association conducted an online survey of... Learn More

The Carlisle Indian Industrial School

Historical Highlights The Carlisle Indian Industrial School was founded in October 1879 by U.S. Army Officer, Lt. Richard Henry Pratt. It was the first U.S. government off-reservation school to enroll students from... Learn More

Gluten Free in the Cumberland Valley

Eating a gluten-free diet can be challenging, especially if you’re on the go or away for the weekend. Luckily, more establishments are catering to the needs of those who are not able to or wish not to eat... Learn More

Battlefield Lessons Foster Sound Corporate Decision Making

The leadership staff ride program offered by the Army Heritage Center Foundation can help you assess your company’s readiness to adapt to change and provide you with lessons to assist your efforts. A staff... Learn More

Burgers, Dogs & Pie Oh My!

Cumberland Valley is a great place for the classics. Whether it's an award-winning burger, a famous hot dog or a restaurant dedicated completely to pie, you'll find your favorite American dish in the... Learn More

Winter Hiking at Pine Grove Furnace State Park

Start off the new year with a winter hike. The colder weather means the trails are less crowded, making it an ideal time to get outside and explore. The Friends of Pine Grove Furnace State Park recently posted these... Learn More

Antiques and Vintage Trail

Spark your inner treasure hunter and spend an afternoon, a day or an entire weekend browsing through the collection of antique and vintage stores in Cumberland Valley. We've pulled together our top locations in... Learn More

All Season Fun at Roundtop Mountain Resort

Roundtop Mountain Resort has been a mainstay in Central Pennsylvania for over 50 years. The reason for their continued success? Turning their traditionally winter-focused ski resort into an all-year-round experience... Learn More

Perfect Pairings: Things to Do + Cumberland Valley Beer Trail

What's better than beer? How about beer paired with fun hiking trails, cool downtowns, unique shops, tons of dining options, and seasonal events? Cumberland Valley is the perfect place to plan an easy weekend... Learn More

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