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.

Raise a Glass to Molly Pitcher

Founded in 1750, Cumberland Valley is steeped in history – with museums, historical sites, and markers and monuments to the past. Yes, George Washington really did sleep here for a week in 1794 on his way to... Learn More

5 Hidden Gems: Self-Guided Walking Tours

Cumberland Valley’s self-guided walking tours provide the perfect opportunity to dive deeper into the history of this region. Meander and explore at your own pace as you follow routes through both town and... Learn More

Cumberland Valley Locations Along PA Culinary Trails

Pennsylvania recently introduced four new culinary trails for visitors to enjoy -- bringing the total number of culinary trails in the state to six. Each trail highlights the role that food and agriculture play in... 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

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. For a complete list of all Halloween... Learn More

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

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