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.
Pick the perfect accommodation for your vacation at AllTheRooms.com. We compare Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and others. We have 377 vacation rentals, hotels and other places to stay in Carlisle ranging from cheap options to extravagant places to stay. If you are wanting to keep costs down, the cheapest place to stay in Carlisle is only $32 per night. In general, an accommodation in Carlisle will cost you $119 per night.
If you need to stay connected during your vacation, then you can choose from over 89 accommodations in Carlisle that have WiFi. 43 of our accommodations come with breakfast in the price. You can keep up with your workout routine by staying at one of 18 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you are driving to Carlisle, you'll want to pick from 92 places to stay that provide parking. 20 places to stay have a a pool or jacuzzi
Those traveling with a cat, dog or some other animal can stay in one of 39 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from many providers in Carlisle, including 63 places to stay from Airbnb, 19 accommodations from Priceline and 10 places to stay from Agoda
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