Cumberland Valley's charming downtown areas offer a collection of shopping, dining, and historical experiences waiting to be uncovered. Start your journey at the Cumberland Valley Visitors Center, located in historic downtown Carlisle and at the center point of the Valley. From here, you can reach all of our downtown destinations in no more than 30 minutes along the highways, but you might want to enjoy a more leisurely drive and take the scenic routes instead. Either way, put on your walking shoes and stroll through our downtowns to discover hidden gems during your Weekend Easy getaway. If the timing is right, you might even come across a downtown festival. Read more to learn about one or two unique locations in each town.
The picturesque, historic district of Boiling Springs is brimming with a scenic resort, world-renowned fly-fishing, access to the famous Appalachian Trail. Read More
This town's motto is "A Good Place to Live," and it must be true, because Cumberland Valley's Mechanicsburg has been attracting residents and visitors since 1807. Read More
When you think of New Cumberland, you might associate it with the Army Depot. But, our southernmost town on the banks of the West Shore was originally a ferry site for early English, Irish, Scottish and German settlers. Read More
Scenic Shippensburg is a friendly and attractive college town in Cumberland Valley PA. Located on our county's western-most border, it is still just a short drive from many metro areas including Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. Read More
This West Shore community is the perfect place to unwind and enjoy views of the scenic Susquehanna River from one of many award-winning restaurants. Dukes Bar & Grille, Dockside Willies, and RockBass Grill serve up a variety of flavors. Read More
Cumberland Valley is part of the number one vacation destination in the state of Pennsylvania, Dutch Country Roads, which includes Hershey, Harrisburg, Gettysburg, Lancaster, Chambersburg, Reading and York. Our affordable lodging options make Cumberland Valley an ideal home base while you explore... Read More