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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.

Inexpensive Things To Do This Summer

Summer activities are endless -- and sometimes expensive. The price of summer fun doesn't have to add up in Cumberland Valley. Soak in the long nights and hot days with our list of things to do that are big on... Learn More

Hikes & Pints in Cumberland Valley

Cumberland Valley is the ideal location to combine your love of the outdoors and your love of craft beverages. Sip and hike your way through Cumberland Valley with these suggested pairings during your Weekend Easy... Learn More

Top 10 Events: June 2023

June offers a full schedule of events for everyone to enjoy -- from cars and trains to crafts and history. It's all here in Cumberland Valley. Click here to view a full list of events in June. Learn More

Orchards & U-Pick Farms

Cumberland Valley has a strong agricultural heritage with an abundance of orchards and farms that invite you and the family to experience the beauty and bounty of each season. Discover even more places to find fresh... Learn More

Swimming in the Valley

During the cooler months, we all dream of relaxing by the pool or splashing around with friends and family. One of the easiest ways to beat the summer heat is by jumping in the water. Luckily, the Valley has some... Learn More

Hit the Bullseye: Axe-Throwing in Cumberland Valley

Axe-throwing events have historically been part of lumberjack competitions. However, in the last several years, the sport has gained popularity with the opening of commercial locations throughout the U.S. This... Learn More

6 Reasons Why Fly-Fishing is Special to Cumberland Valley

Cumberland Valley has been described as one of the first published places to fly-fish, and this area continues to be world-renowned for the quality of its fishing. There are countless reasons people visit Cumberland... Learn More

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend in Cumberland Valley

Cumberland Valley's strong military heritage dates back more than 250 years and includes the founding of Carlisle Barracks in 1757. The 217-acre facility is one of our nation's oldest military... Learn More

Carlisle: A Historic Small Town

In spring 2022, Carlisle was one of 20 nominees in USA Today’s 10 Best Historic Small Towns. All nominees have small populations of less than 25,000 but are rich in fascinating history. Thanks to... Learn More

Bikes & Brews

Cumberland Valley is a cyclist's dream, with miles of trails along scenic roads, rail trails, and mountain paths. The Valley and its towns are bike-friendly, and our rolling hills and landscapes offer nice ride... Learn More

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