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.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Carlisle. The warmest months in Carlisle are July and May, when temperatures reach 98 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to 18 ˚F. The wettest month in Carlisle is April with 9.11 inches of rain, while the driest month is January with 0.82 inches of rain.
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Pick the perfect vacation rental for your vacation at AllTheRooms.com. We compare Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and others. Carlisle has 346 hotels, vacation rentals and other special places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, extravagant travelers and everything in between. When traveling on a budget, the most economical place to stay in Carlisle is available at $25 per night. In general, a place to stay in Carlisle will cost you $95 per night.
If you want internet access during your time in Carlisle, then you can choose from over 101 accommodations that provide WiFi internet. 28 of our accommodations include a breakfast in the price. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 15 accommodations that have gyms. If you are driving to Carlisle, you'll want to pick from 107 places to stay that provide parking. 24 accommodations have a a pool or jacuzzi
Those traveling with a cat, dog or some other animal can stay in one of 47 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
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