Effective 5/31/21, all COVID-19 restrictions related to gatherings, restaurants, and other businesses were lifted. The masking order was lifted on 6/28/21. However, businesses and organizations may continue to implement mask policies and individuals may continue to mask if they choose to do so. Our restaurants, shops, attractions, and hotels are ready to welcome you. We encourage visitors to seek and heed the latest expert guidance and take any necessary precautions.

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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.

Fun-Filled Entertainment for All at the Luhrs Center

2021-2022 Season Highlights After an extended temporary closure due to COVID-19, the state-of-the-art H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center on the campus of Shippensburg Unversity re-opens on October 9, 2021, with a... Learn More

Beer Trail Favorites

In 2021, National Drink Beer Day is celebrated on September 28, but it's always a good time in the Cumberland Valley to try a delicious craft brew. Whether you like stouts, IPAs, sours, fruited, lagers, or... Learn More

Instagram-Worthy Fall Foliage Locations

Here are ten Instagram-worthy locations to get the perfect picture of the fall colors. The entire route from Stops 1 through 10 almost creates a loop around the county that covers 102 miles of scenic roads brimming... Learn More

Top Things to Do This Fall

Fall is the perfect time to plan your Weekend Easy getaway to Cumberland Valley. 1. Fall Foliage Drives -- The serene and stunning landscape of the Cumberland Valley makes it the ideal location for some... Learn More

Harvest of the Arts

September 25, 2021 Every September In 2021, the annual Harvest of the Arts Festival will be held on September 25 from 10 am to 5 pm in historic downtown Carlisle with more than 100 juried artists exhibiting works in... Learn More

Booming Beverage Scene: New Openings in Cumberland Valley

Despite the difficulties caused by COVID-19, Cumberland Valley continues to produce inspired craft beverages for every taste. We celebrate these recently-opened locations and invite you to plan a visit to explore... Learn More

Fall into your Weekend Easy October 15-17

Cumberland Valley is celebrating autumn all-season long with a collection of fall-themed events! We've curated a colorful weekend escape filled with festivals, food, fun, and more. Whether you're traveling... Learn More

Festivals and Farmers Markets

Late summer and early fall are the perfect times to explore Cumberland Valley. Not only is the weather enjoyable, but festivals and events are plentiful and our farms offer a variety of goodies to take home or pick... Learn More

Inexpensive Things To Do This Fall

Weekend Easy in Cumberland Valley this fall and find a collection of free and low-cost activities to enjoy. Grab your jacket, put on your walking shoes, and enjoy the warm days and comfortably cool nights in our... Learn More

Uprise Festival in Shippensburg

September 17 & 18, 2021 In 2021, Uprise Festival returns with another year of family fun and the best in Christian music! Music fans will want to be at the Shippensburg Fairgrounds this September 17 & 18... Learn More

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