Best Things to Do in Cumberland Valley

Take our word for it - you won't want to miss these hot spots! Whether you are here for a day, weekend or longer, make sure you pack in a few of Cumberland Valley's top attractions, restaurants, breweries along our Cumberland Valley Beer Trail, and unique hidden gems.

If you are coming at the right time of year, stop by one of our top events for a true Valley experience!  Whether it's a car show, a juried arts and crafts festival, or the largest one-day street fair on the East Coast, there's always something fun going on so check out the events calendar for up-to-date happenings.

Cumberland County is fully re-opened. Our attractions, restaurants, shops, spas & salons, and hotels continue to follow recommended CDC guidelines to ensure the health and safety of their staff and guests. 


Hit the Bullseye: Axe-Throwing in Cumberland Valley

Axe-throwing events have historically been part of lumberjack competitions. However, in the last several years, the sport has gained popularity with the opening of commercial locations throughout the U.S. This... Learn More

6 Reasons Why Fly-Fishing is Special to Cumberland Valley

Cumberland Valley has been described as one of the first published places to fly-fish, and this area continues to be world-renowned for the quality of its fishing. There are countless reasons people visit Cumberland... Learn More

Carlisle: A Historic Small Town

In spring 2022, Carlisle was one of 20 nominees in USA Today’s 10 Best Historic Small Towns. All nominees have small populations of less than 25,000 but are rich in fascinating history. Thanks to... Learn More

New Locations Along the Cumberland Valley Beer Trail

The Cumberland Valley Beer Trail launched in April 2017 with 15 participating locations. With the newest digital passport now available, the trail has expanded to more than 30 locations -- from Shippensburg to... Learn More

Hiking & History

Learning about the history of a location doesn't have to happen inside a museum. As warm weather approaches, check out these Cumberland Valley locations where you can add some historical knowledge to your... Learn More

Must-See in Cumberland Valley

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