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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.

Discover New Cumberland

The charming town of New Cumberland has a lot to offer in the way of dining and shopping. Cumberland Valley's southernmost town on the banks of the West Shore was originally a ferry site for early English,... Learn More

Cumberland Valley Beer Trail: Favorite Fall Flavors

The locations along the Cumberland Valley Beer Trail always impress with their year-round seasonal releases, but for many, fall is the best time to enjoy some fantastic pours. Support your local breweries and plan a... Learn More

Halloween Fun in the Cumberland Valley

During October, there’s plenty of Halloween fun in the Cumberland Valley for both adults and children. Here are some highlights to help you plan your Weekend Easy getaway. Check out our events calendar for a... Learn More

Top 10 Events: October 2022

Celebrate October in Cumberland Valley with fall festivals, family fun events, and concerts. Check out Cumberland Valley's Halloween events or find suggestions for a fall-themed three-day weekend from October... Learn More

Fun-Filled Entertainment for All at the Luhrs Center

2022-2023 Season Highlights The state-of-the-art H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center on the campus of Shippensburg Unversity kicked off its 2022-23 season with One Night of Queen, a performance filled stage... Learn More

10 Fall Family Fun Activities in Cumberland Valley

As the seasons change from summer to fall, there are still plenty of opportunities for family fun. After a long week of work and school, here are some indoor and outdoor suggestions to enjoy a carefree weekend with... 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. We've curated a list of top things to do. And don't forget to sign up for the free Fall Fun Trail passport, check-in at... Learn More

Harvest of the Arts

September 24, 2022 Every September The annual Harvest of the Arts Festival is held each September in historic downtown Carlisle with more than 100 juried artists exhibiting works in all mediums, including pottery,... Learn More

Fall Into Your Weekend Easy October 14-16

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

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