Explore Cumberland Valley

Things to Do near Carlisle, Pa.

Located advantageously in the middle of the lively cities, fun attractions, natural points of interests, and historical sites that define  Central Pa., Allenberry Resort can be your creative base of operations on the days you decide to break out and explore the surrounding Cumberland Valley.

Airports

  • Harrisburg International Airport (30 mins.)
  • Baltimore/Washington International (1 hr., 40 mins.)
  • Philadelphia International Airport (2 hrs., 30 mins.)

Attractions

  • United States Army Heritage and Education Center (10 mins.)
  • Carlisle Fish & Game Association (10 mins.)
  • Orvis Hill Country Shooting Grounds (1 hr.)
  • Cumberland Valley Visitors Center (15 mins.)
  • Molly Pitcher Brewing Co. (15 mins.)
  • Cumberland County Historical Society (15 mins.)
  • Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course (45 mins.)
  • Roundtop Mountain Resort (25 mins.)
  • Hershey Park (50 mins.)
  • Carlisle Country Club (15 mins.)
  • Carlisle Barracks (15 mins.)

Downtowns

  • Boiling Springs (5 mins.)
  • Carlisle (15 mins.)
  • Harrisburg (30 mins.)
  • York (45 mins.)
  • Lancaster (1 hour, 15 mins.)

Historic Sites

  • Historic Boiling Springs (5 mins.)
  • Historic Gettysburg (35 mins.)
  • Historic Hershey (40 mins.)

Nature

  • Gifford-Pinchot State Park (20 mins.)
  • Pine Grove Furnace State Park (25 mins.)
  • Pine Grove Furnace State Park (25 mins.)
  • Michaux State Forest (45 mins.)
  • Tuscarora State Forest (1 hr.)
  • LeTort Spring Run & Nature Trail (10 mins.)
  • Big Spring Creek (30 mins.)

Colleges

  • Dickinson College (15 mins.)
  • Messiah College (15 mins.)
  • Shippensburg University (35 mins.)
  • Penn State – Harrisburg (35 mins.)
  • Harrisburg Area Community College (30 mins.)
  • Army War College (15 mins.)
  • Central Penn College (30 mins.)
  • Lebanon Valley College (1 hr.)
  • Mount St. Mary’s University (45 mins.)
  • Franklin & Marshall College (1 hr.)
  • York College of Pennsylvania (1 hr.)
  • Elizabethtown College (1 hr.)