50 Fun Things to Do in Cumberland Valley
1. Car Shows & Races
If you love things with engines and wheels, visit a Carlisle Events Auto Show or watch a sprint car race at Williams Grove Speedway.
Take a hike on the famous and easily accessible Appalachian Trail and visit the only museum dedicated to hiking in the country.
3. Army Heritage Trail & Center
Walk through WWI trenches and explore a tank on the Army Heritage Trail at the U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center.
4. Pine Grove Furnace State Park
Relax by a lake, hike, bike or camp at Pine Grove Furnace State Park.
5. Civil War History
Discover Civil War history in downtown Carlisle with an self-guided walking tour.
6. Meadowbrooke Gourds
Learn the process of growing gourds and turning them into works of art at Meadowbrooke Gourds.
7. Cumberland Valley Rail Trail
Roll down the Cumberland Valley Rail Trail on a bike for scenic views of the Valley's agricultural land.
8. Carlisle Indian Industrial School
Learn about one of the Valley's famous past residents, Jim Thorpe, and the history of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School at the Cumberland County Historical Society.
9. Dine Along the River
Dine on one of the largest decks on the Susquehanna River for beautiful views of the state capital at Dockside Willies in Wormleysburg.
10. The Playhouse at Allenberry
Enjoy a theatre performance at The Playhouse at Allenberry.