Things to Do During the Summer in Cumberland Valley

Summer is travel season in the Cumberland Valley. You can attend one of the famous Carlisle Auto Shows, discover adventure at our seasonal attractions, uncover our delightful downtowns, shop for local fresh food, or find a fun, family festival. After a day of exploring, cool off by getting out on the water to swim, kayak, or fish at one of our lakeside beaches or along our scenic streams.

Appalachian Trail-24

Cumberland Valley is home to 46 miles of the famed Appalachian Trail, great hiking and biking trails for both the beginner and those more experienced, world-renowned fly-fishing streams, boating and kayaking opportunities and more.

Outdoor Recreation

Roundtop Mountain Resort

The warm summer months allow you to explore Cumberland Valley’s one-of-a-kind attractions. Discover the adventure of the OGO ball at Roundtop Mountain Resort, learn about history at an outdoor museum, take the family for a fun night of outdoor go-karts and miniature golf.


Williams Grove Speedway

Summer in the Cumberland Valley is an auto enthusiast’s dream. From renowned auto shows at the Carlisle Fairgrounds to historic speedways, the Valley has motorheads coming back time and time again.

Motor Sports

Dickinson Farm

There is no better season to shop for fresh foods and farm products in Cumberland Valley. Spend the summer months browsing through our roadside stands, markets, greenhouses and more

Farms, Markets & Wineries

Cumberland Valley Rail Trail

Summer is one of the best times to uncover Cumberland Valley's many trails. Foodies will love the chance to earn prizes along our Beer Trail and Ice Cream Trail while outdoor enthusiasts will appreciate numerous hiking, biking, and water trails for all skill levels and abilities. Whether you are traveling with your family, looking for a weekend activity, or have a few hours to try something new, our trails are the perfect place to start.

Cumberland Valley's Trails


Must-See in Cumberland Valley

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