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50 Fun-Filled Finds in Cumberland Valley

41. Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet

Enjoy a classical performance by the prestigious Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet.

Central PA Youth Ballet

42. Old Courthouse

Discover the shell markings on the Old Courthouse in Carlisle from the Confederate Army attack in 1863.

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43. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center

View pieces of the largest collection of Civil War photography in the world at the U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center.

U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center

44. Fly-Fishing

Try your hand at fly-fishing on our famous streams.

Yellow Breeches Creek Fly-Fishing

45. Handcrafted Gifts

Explore fine arts and crafts in Cumberland Valley at local shops, such as the greatest gift in Carlisle, where you can find handcrafted items such as pottery and jewelry.

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46. Car Shows

Cumberland Valley welcomes guests from around the world during nine different shows hosted by Carlisle Events each year. 

Carlisle Events

47. Civil War Artifacts

Browse through all things Civil War, from books to neckties, at Civil War & More in Mechanicsburg.

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48. Negley Park

Enjoy the view from Negley Park in Lemoyne. Look over the Susquehanna River for unparalleled views of the state capital.

Negley Park

49. Backpacking & Camping

Cumberland Valley is a beautiful natural location to experience a backpacking and camping adventure.

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50. The Kitchen Shoppe & Cooking School

Whip up something delicious at a cooking class at The Kitchen Shoppe & Cooking School in Carlisle.

The Kitchen Shoppe