With streets that were once explored by George Washington, the historic Pennsylvanian town of Carlisle played an important part in the country’s development. Today, Carlisle is known for its tree-lined streets, architecture, parks, and fun activities.
If you want to find out more about Carlisle's history and heritage, you can take a tour of the United States Army and Heritage Center or embark on a Civil War walking tour, where you can find out more about the city's role in the war.
If you're after some fresh air, outdoors enthusiasts can do things such as go hiking at the LeTort Spring Run and Nature Trail, go rock climbing with Awakening Adventures, or spend time hunting, hiking, shooting targets, and bird watching at State Game Lands & Shooting Range.
For an art fix, head to the Trout Gallery, which displays local artwork.
Boasting various vacation rentals, Carlisle isn't lacking when it comes to places for visitors to stay. You can find everything from small home rentals for a couple, through to larger home rentals for a big family or group of friends.
The best time of year to visit Carlisle is between June and September, as the weather is warm and there's a higher chance of having clear blue skies.
The Harvest of the Arts Festival takes place each September and features 100 artists, children’s activities, live music, and an abundance of food. Oktoberfest and the Fall Furnace Fest are two more great fall events, while Spring Carlisle and the Appalachian Trail Museum Festival are two exciting spring events. During the winter, guests can attend the UPMC Pinnacle Ice Art Fest and in the summer months, they can take a few hours to explore the wonders of the Carlisle Summer Fair. There's truly something for every season!
The Cumberland County Historical Society offers free, family-friendly fun that covers nearly 250 years of the area’s history with hands-on exhibits and artifacts. Exhibits include plane, train, and trolley travel, stagecoach travel, Civil War artifacts, and rotating special exhibits.
At AllTheRooms.com we have vacation rentals from all of your favorite providers - Airbnb, priceline, Agoda and others. We have 432 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Carlisle ranging from cheap options to extravagant places to stay. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Carlisle is available at $32 per night. The average price of a vacation rental is $118 per night.
Those needing to get some work done during their trip to Carlisle can pick from 80 places to stay that include WiFi. 41 places to stay include a breakfast. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 18 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you're planning on getting to Carlisle by car, be sure to choose from 82 accommodations that provide parking. 18 hotels and vacation rentals come with a pool or jacuzzi
Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in any of 36 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
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