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 hottest month in Carlisle is August, when temperatures peak at 97 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 5 ˚F. The wettest month in Carlisle is August with 5.63 inches of rain, while the driest month is May with 1.72 inches of rain.
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Find the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We compare Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and many more. We have 346 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Carlisle ranging from inexpensive options to extravagant places to stay. When traveling on a budget, the most economical place to stay in Carlisle is available at $25 per night. A typical vacation rental in Carlisle costs on average $95 a night.
If you need an internet connection during your time in Carlisle, then you can choose from over 101 places to stay that have WiFi internet. 28 of our accommodations include a breakfast in the price. Choose from 15 accommodations that provide gym options, so you won't miss a single workout. Driving to Carlisle? Then choose one of the 107 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. 24 places to stay have a a pool or jacuzzi
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