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Enjoy Music and Dining Under The Stars In Carlisle, PA

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Summertime and the living is easy—and more fun too in Carlisle, Pennsylvania! Forget indoor chores or steamy kitchens, we’re heading outside for leisurely days of music in the park and dining under the stars. Sound inviting? Then pack your bags for a visit, and check out these upcoming concerts and cool places to eat. 2018 […]

Summer In Carlisle, PA: Top Spots, Hot Cars & A Great Tour!

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As the days grow longer, the action is cranking up in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, and our hometown of Carlisle. Some of summer’s top events are scheduled for the weeks ahead, so grab your calendar and make a date to have fun. Who’s the Best? You tell us! The 2018 Best of Cumberland Contest wants your […]

So Much to See in Historic Downtown Carlisle, Pennsylvania

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Stately, lively, historical, and charming – Carlisle, Pennsylvania has it all. Nestled in the stunning Cumberland Valley, Carlisle’s quaint setting is home to many happy residents and allures visitors from miles away. Whether you’re a history buff, military enthusiast, nature lover, foodie, or all of the above, Carlisle provides a plethora of sights to see […]

#1 Best Fly Fishing Place

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What makes fly fishing so mysterious yet so alluring? Ask a typical fisherman and he will explain that the attraction has little to do with catching trout. In fact, there are much easier methods available. While the catch is certainly part of the game, the appeal is in the pursuit itself. In a world of […]

Trek the Cumberland Valley Beer Trail

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Known for its many wine trails as well as access to the scenic Appalachian Trail, Cumberland Valley unveils something new, a trail designed for craft beer enthusiasts and newbies alike – the Cumberland Valley Beer Trail. Due to the increase in beer tourism, breweries and pubs continue to open up throughout the country, and the […]

4 Reasons to Attend the Sleeping Beauty Ballet in Hershey, PA

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The story of Sleeping Beauty is a timeless classic fairy tale of good versus evil, encompassing both beauty and magic. Whether from the stage, the orchestra, the ballet, or the screen, the story is told time and time again. Here are four reasons to come see the stunning live performance by the State of Russia […]

Don’t Miss the Much-Anticipated 102nd Pennsylvania Farm Show!

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In just a few weeks, the State of Pennsylvania will host its 102nd Pennsylvania Farm Show. You may be wondering, what makes this Show so special? It is the largest, indoor, agricultural exposition under one roof in the nation! You will enjoy a week’s worth of diverse displays of Pennsylvania’s agricultural industry – nearly 6,000 […]

3 Best Ways to Rejuvenate Yourself in the Fall

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Fall is the “apple of my eye”! I love October. The air is crisp in the mornings which is great for clearing your head during a brisk walk and in the evenings, lending great times for a fire in the fire pit on the patio. The colors are earthy, like the pink and orange sunsets and […]

Best Kentucky Derby Treat – Recipe of the Week

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RECIPE OF THE WEEK     DERBY PIE It is Kentucky Derby week and what better recipe than Derby Pie, first created and served in 1950 by the Melrose Inn in Prospect, Kentucky. Although the original recipe is a big secret, this is a delicious version with Jim Beam bourbon, first distilled in the Bluegrass hills of […]