28 hotels near Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Carlisle Travel Tips
Discover one of the most liveable towns in the country—a relaxing place to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life—with our Carlisle travel guide.
Book with Choice Hotels in Carlisle, PA for classic American charm. Tucked between the Pennsylvania Turnpike and Interstate 81 rests the quaint community of Carlisle, PA. This town of fewer than 20,000 people is a community flanked with architecture from the 1700s, tree-lined streets and 18 public parks. Book a hotel in Carlisle, PA for your fun-filled Pennsylvania getaway.Once you arrive, plan to visit these attractions: Dickinson College, U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center, Carlisle Barracks, Georgie Lou's Retro Candy & Gifts, Kings Gap Environmental Education and Training Center and Cumberland County Historical Society.
Kick off your visit to Carlisle with a stroll around the Dickinson College campus. Meander among the 180 acres of walkways, breathtaking architecture from the late 1700s and friendly faces. The liberal arts college is located just minutes from downtown Carlisle.Next, take a step back in time at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center. The center honors and preserves the legacy of the men and women who have served the country. Learn about the history of the Army in three different indoor exhibits, or stroll the one-mile Army Heritage Trail. The outdoor trail features reconstructions from military periods throughout America's history, from the Revolutionary War to World War II and the Vietnam War.
Spend some time at the Carlisle Barracks, the current site of the U.S. Army War College. The historic spot served as a munitions depot during the Revolutionary War, was set aflame by the Confederate Army and later housed the Carlisle Indian School. Be sure to tour the Hessian Powder Magazine, built in 1777.
Make a stop at Georgie Lou's Retro Candy & Gifts, the local favorite sweets shop in downtown Carlisle. The store offers old-time candies, vintage metal lunch boxes and toys your grandparents used to cherish.
Soak in the local wilderness at the Kings Gap Environmental Education and Training Center. Sixteen miles of trails weave through the picturesque Cumberland Valley. Self-guided tours of the park's mansion delight visitors, and picnic benches near the gardens offer a nice getaway from the sounds of the city.Wrap up your time in Carlisle at the Cumberland County Historical Society. This free museum offers genealogy services, exhibits on the Revolutionary War and a look at immigration into the United States.
Carlisle, PA is ready to welcome you. Whether you want to stay downtown or on the outskirts of the city, book with Choice Hotels.
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- Number of hotels in Carlisle28
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- Lowest Price$48
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