Tourism in Cumberland County, PACumberland Valley PA (a.k.a. Cumberland County, PA) is in the middle of two really important locations, the famed Appalachian Trail and the number one visited region in Pennsylvania.Convenient Location Visitors can stay at Cumberland Valley’s collection of modern, full-service hotels or charming bed and breakfasts and also include nearby Lancaster, Harrisburg and Gettysburg in their stay.The Valley is only a 2- to 3-hour drive away from Baltimore, D.C., Philadelphia and New York City.NOTABLE TOURISM BUSINESSESCarlisle EventsColonel Denning State ParkCumberland County Historical SocietyH. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts CenterKings Gap Environmental Education CenterMeadowbrooke GourdsPine Grove Furnace State ParkU.S. Army Heritage & Education CenterTOP REASONS TO VISIT CUMBERLAND VALLEYOutdoor RecreationMidway point of the Appalachian Trail and the only hiking museum in the country – the Appalachian Trail MuseumMiles of other hiking and biking trails that lead to historic rail trails, rolling farmland and scenic vistasWorld-renowned fly-fishing streams – Yellow Breeches Creek, LeTort Spring Run & Big Spring Creek GreenwayAuto Show DestinationWorld famous Carlisle Events’ Car ShowsHistoric Williams Grove SpeedwayAuto Museums & RacewaysNotable HistoryInteractive indoor museum and outdoor Army Heritage Trail at U.S. Army Heritage & Education CenterGalleries and education center – Cumberland County Historical SocietyRevolutionary War & Civil War sites and monuments throughout the areaCollection of Great Downtowns with Local Dining & ShoppingRESOURCESTourism Infrastructure Loan Fund – CAEDC’s in-house loan program was established to lessen the financial risk to banks lending capital to businesses in the tourism industry for acquisitions and facility improvements. View other financing programs here.Tourism Grant Program – Each year CAEDC sets aside a portion of the hotel tax to put towards the Tourism Grant Program which supports projects that increase visitation or enhance the visitor experience.VisitCumberlandValley.com – The official destination marketing website for Cumberland Valley PA offers a variety of free resources for businesses including listings, trip ideas, events calendar and social media promotion.SUCCESS STORIESArmy Heritage Center FoundationComfort Suites CarlisleCumberland Valley Rail TrailMidway Bowling CenterVraiView all Success Stories here.