COVID Updates for Cumberland Valley


Frequently Asked Questions

Are masks required?

Masks are not required in Pennsylvania. However, businesses and organizations may continue to implement mask policies and or encourage individuals to mask.

What events have been canceled?

In-person events that have been canceled for 2022 include:

  • Pennsylvania Auto Show (January)

This list will be updated periodically.

If you were looking forward to attending any of these events, we hope you will visit when they return.

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Are restaurants and bars open at full capacity?

Effective 5/31/21: All COVID-19 restrictions related to gatherings, restaurants, and other businesses were lifted.

Many locations continue to offer outside dining as well as takeout, curbside pickup, and delivery. Please check individual websites and social media channels to confirm the hours of operation.

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Are hotels open? What safety precautions are being implemented?

Hotels in Cumberland Valley are open and ready to welcome guests. Properties may continue to limit the number of available rooms to promote social distancing. Hotels have new protocols in place for cleaning and sanitization. Click on the links below to see health and safety guidelines by brand.

Choice Hotels Commitment to Clean:

Choice Hotels in Cumberland Valley include:

  • Clarion Inn & Suites Shippensburg
  • Comfort Inn Mechanicsburg/Harrisburg South
  • Comfort Inn PA Turnpike
  • Comfort Suites Downtown Carlisle
  • Econo Lodge Mechanicsburg
  • Quality Inn Carlisle
  • Quality Inn Riverview
  • Rodeway Inn Carlisle
  • Rodeway Inn Shippensburg
  • Sleep Inn Carlisle

Marriott’s Commitment to Clean:

Marriott Hotels in Cumberland Valley include:

  • Courtyard by Marriott Harrisburg West/Mechanicsburg
  • Courtyard by Marriott Shippensburg
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Carlisle
  • Residence Inn Carlisle
  • Towneplace Suites by Marriott Harrisburg West

Hilton CleanStay from Check-in to Check-out:

Hilton Hotels in Cumberland Valley include:

  • Hampton Inn by Hilton Harrisburg West
  • Hampton Inn Carlisle
  • Home2 Suites by Hilton Mechanicsburg
  • Homewood Suites by Hilton Harrisburg West

Wyndham Hotels Count on Us:

Wyndham Hotels in Cumberland Valley include:

  • Days Inn Carlisle
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites Mechanicsburg/Harrisburg
  • Microtel Inn & Suites Carlisle
  • Super 8 Motel Carlisle North
  • Super 8 Motel Carlisle South
  • Travelodge Carlisle
  • Wingate by Wyndham Mechanicsburg/Harrisburg West

Best Western We Care Clean:

Best Western Hotels in Cumberland Valley include:

  • Best Western Carlisle
  • Best Western Plus Harrisburg/Mechanicsburg
  • Best Western Shippensburg

Radisson Hotels:

Radisson Hotels in the Cumberland Valley include:

  • Country Inn & Suites Carlisle
  • Country Inn & Suites Harrisburg West
  • Radisson Hotel

IHG Way of Clean:

IHG Hotels in the Cumberland Valley include:

  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Carlisle
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Harrisburg West/Mechanicsburg
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Shippensburg
  • Holiday Inn Express Harrisburg Southwest/Mechanicsburg
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What about air travel to Cumberland Valley?

Harrisburg International Airport notes that federal law still requires the proper wearing of face masks for ALL individuals across all transportation networks throughout the U.S., including at airports, through March 18, 2022. Failure to comply will result in denial of entry to the screening area. Read more about Harrisburg International Airport mask guidelines.

Updates For Visitors & Residents

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.

Consider signing up for our newsletter so you can receive the latest updates and information on events that may have been canceled or rescheduled.

Meanwhile, we encourage you to explore our website, check out all there is to see and do, order a free visitors guide, and plan your next Weekend Easy getaway. In need of a little inspiration? Read our blog, see upcoming events, check out our photo gallery below, or watch our videos of all there is to do in Cumberland Valley. We look forward to your visit!


Coloring Pages

Get your creativity flowing. We've taken some of our favorite Cumberland Valley photos and turned them into coloring pages for you to print out at home. See Coloring Pages

Local & Regional Resources

Check these sites for the latest information in Cumberland Valley.

Cumberland County PA

Prepared Central PA

COVID-19 Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard (search by county)

Health Resources

Use these sites to find the latest health-related information concerning COVID-19

CDC (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention)

PA Department of Health

COVID-19 PA Dashboard and Health & Safety Information

Updates for Local Tourism Partners

  • If your organization has canceled or changed an event that was posted to our online calendar, please email Stacey with changes.
  • We are continuing to provide blogs highlighting things to do & ways to support local businesses during this difficult time. See the most recent blog entries and reach out to Stacey if you have any updates.
  • There are additional promotional opportunities for certain businesses. Visit these sites to learn more about how to get your business listed for free:;;


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