Our restaurants, shops, attractions, and hotels welcome you to Cumberland Valley. However, as COVID-19 cases rise and fall due to variants, local businesses and organizations may continue to implement mask policies or encourage individuals to continue to mask. We encourage visitors to seek and heed the latest expert guidance and take the precautions necessary for all of us to stay safe. By following updated recommended public health guidelines and showing our respect to the people around us, we can minimize the spread of COVID-19 and help keep local businesses open. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

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Colleges in Cumberland Valley

Cumberland Valley Pennsylvania is home to five major institutions of learning and a world-renowned ballet school.  Central Penn College & Conference Center offers a number of career opportunities and some enjoyable yearly festivals. Dickinson College and Penn State Dickinson School of Law are both centerpieces of education in Carlisle.

Be sure to visit Shippensburg University which boasts of the H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center. Lastly, Messiah College is located near the beautiful Yellow Breeches Creek and don't miss out on seeing the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle.  Our convenient location and quality of life have made the Valley a mecca for higher education. For details on each institution, see below.


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