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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 easy accessibility to New York City, Washington D.C. and Baltimore makes getting here effortless.

If you are searching for a reason to visit, it won't take us long to convince you. Cumberland Valley is known for its 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.

Top 10 Events: February 2023

February in the Cumberland Valley is filled with fun. Start off the month by viewing more than 100 ice sculptures during Ice Art Fest in Carlisle or learning more about the great outdoors at the Great American... Learn More

Parx Casino Opens in Shippensburg

Parx Casino in Shippensburg becomes the first casino to open in Cumberland County. Taking over a vacant space from a former home and garden retail chain, Parx filled 70,000 sq. ft. with approximately 500 slot... Learn More

Celebrate Valentine's Day in Cumberland Valley

Love, flowers, romance, chocolate, jewelry, and fun are all words commonly associated with Valentine’s Day. Whether it’s a first date or your twentieth Valentine’s Day together, check out these... Learn More

Valentine's Day Staycation Ideas

Valentine’s Day weekend is the perfect time to consider a well-deserved staycation celebration with your loved one. When you shop, dine, and play in Cumberland Valley, you are guaranteed to have a good time... Learn More

10 Cumberland Valley Brunch Spots

Sit back and enjoy a leisurely brunch during your Weekend Easy getaway in Cumberland Valley. You’ll find menus filled with the perfect combination of delicious meals and delightful drinks at these inviting... Learn More

Great American Outdoor Show

February 4-12, 2023 The Great American Outdoor Show, in nearby Harrisburg, is a nine-day event taking place every February. It celebrates hunting, fishing, and outdoor traditions that are treasured by millions of... Learn More

Beat the Winter Blues in Cumberland Valley

If you feel the effects of cabin fever from falling temperatures and shorter days, set aside a little time to explore some of Cumberland Valley's indoor and outdoor activities. Pick and choose your favorites to... Learn More

Cumberland Valley's Award-Winning Craft Beverages

The Pennsylvania Farm Show is more than just petting cute animals and indulging in delicious food. For over 100 years, it’s been a place to showcase “the best of the best.” Individuals and... Learn More

Family Friendly Indoor Activities

Even if it's cold and snowy or rainy, there are still tons of family-friendly things to see and explore in Cumberland Valley. Pack up the kids and enjoy a day out of the house but indoors at the Valley's... 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 previously posted... Learn More

Must-See in Cumberland Valley

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