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 here to learn about one or two unique locations in each town.
The historic, Preserve America town of Carlisle is noted for its restored architecture and tree-lined streets-once walked on by George Washington, Molly Pitcher and other icons of early America.
Enola's roots hail back to the expansion of railroad transportation, and rail lines still run through the heart of town. Today, it is still a postcard of small-town Pennsylvania, complete with a Shady Lane and an historic one-room schoolhouse.
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.
At the crossroads of Pennsylvania Routes 233, 641 and 533, rural Newville in Cumberland Valley is actually a very old town, with beautifully preserved historic homes, farms and churches.
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.
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.
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...
With all these great things to see and do in Cumberland Valley, you'll want to stay the whole weekend. Compare rates and...
Cumberland Valley offers a variety of comfortable and affordable lodging options if you plan to stay the night.