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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.

Kid-Friendly Hikes in Cumberland Valley

Cumberland Valley's scenic landscape is ideal for families who love outdoor activities, especially hiking. Nature beckons on an array of trails crisscrossing our charming towns, rolling fields, and quiet... Learn More

Rediscover the Simple Pleasures of Travel in Cumberland Valley

This National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW), there is more reason than ever to celebrate the collective strength and promising future of the U.S. travel and tourism industry. The 40th annual NTTW takes place from... Learn More

A Night Out in Cumberland Valley

Looking for a night out? Cumberland Valley is home to some great late-night activities perfect for friends, couples, and families. Here are some ideas to plan an exciting evening. Theatres There are some unique... 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

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

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

5 Favorite Biking Trails in Cumberland Valley

Cumberland Valley offers a variety of scenic biking routes and trails that will delight casual riders and experienced cyclists alike. From leisurely creekside paths to strenuous forest trails, cyclists can choose... 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

Allenberry Resort: An Orvis-Endorsed Fly-Fishing Lodge

Cumberland Valley is home to three of the world’s most popular fly-fishing destinations, and situated in the heart of Cumberland Valley is Allenberry, one of only three Orvis-endorsed fly-fishing lodges in... Learn More

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