CarlisleUnited States of America

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Visit Carlisle

Carlisle is calling! Discover its history, university life, beer, and more.

Discover the historic city of Carlisle—a college vibe, sports teams, and top sights like Carlisle Fairgrounds.

Top Hotels in Carlisle

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Carlisle
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Carlisle
2.5 out of 5
15 Westminster Dr, Carlisle, PA
$51
per night
Dec 29 - Dec 30

Situated in Carlisle, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Carlisle Theatre, Army Heritage and Education Center, and Dickinson College. Carlisle Barracks and ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (307 reviews)

"Very well maintained property with professional staff"…"

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2019

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Carlisle
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Carlisle, PA
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Carlisle, PA
3 out of 5
1529 Commerce Ave, Carlisle, PA
$76
per night
Dec 11 - Dec 12

Situated in Carlisle, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Penn State Dickinson Law, Dickinson College, and Carlisle Theatre. Carlisle Fairgrounds and Cumberland ...

4.1/5Very Good! (769 reviews)

"Breakfast buffet outstanding. Great and welcoming introduction. Very friendly service."…"

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2019

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Carlisle, PA
Hampton Inn Carlisle
Hampton Inn Carlisle
2.5 out of 5
1164 Harrisburg Pike, Carlisle, PA
$105
per night
Jan 3 - Jan 4

Situated in Carlisle, this hotel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Sports Emporium and within 3 mi (5 km) of Army Heritage and Education Center and Carlisle Barracks. Carlisle ...

4.4/5Excellent! (293 reviews)

"I did not like been given a room for handicapped when I am not!"…"

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2019

Hampton Inn Carlisle

Popular things to do in Carlisle

Pennsylvania State Capitol
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Pennsylvania State Capitol

4.5/5(237 reviews)

Visit a majestic palace in the heart of Harrisburg and wander Pennsylvania’s halls of power in a building created as a tribute to art, freedom and democracy.

Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex
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Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex

4.5/5(241 reviews)

After visiting Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex, make a plan to see the other sights and activities in Harrisburg. Amble around this family-friendly area's riverfront or experience its acclaimed theater scene.

Gettysburg National Military Park
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Gettysburg National Military Park

5/5(770 reviews)

Take a tour with a licensed guide in your own car and visit two museums providing information on the Battle of Gettysburg.

Devil's Den
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Devil's Den

5/5(352 reviews)

Step back in time and learn more about local history with a stop at Devil's Den in Gettysburg. Wander the college campus in this quaint area.

Hershey's Chocolate World
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Hershey's Chocolate World

4.5/5(1,238 reviews)

Feed your sugary fantasies in attractions dedicated to all things cocoa-related at this chocolate-themed attraction.

Hersheypark Stadium
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Hersheypark Stadium

4.5/5(393 reviews)

Enjoy a sports competition or a musical concert under the bright lights with beer and snacks in this historic arena.

Top activities in Carlisle

Operation City Quest of Harrisburg, PA
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Operation City Quest of Harrisburg, PA

$10

Using your smartphone, you'll be given nearly 150 objects to find during your scavenger hunt. You'll then wander throughout the downtown area searching for the items. Once you've found the object, you'll send a photo in to score points.

One Game of Zombie Scavengers of Harrisburg, PA
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One Game of Zombie Scavengers of Harrisburg, PA

$3

Can you survive the zombie apocalypse… Zombie Scavengers leads you into the city to collect supplies to survive during this interactive scavenger game. With the whole world in chaos and zombies outnumbering the living 10 to 1, small colonies of the living are doing all they can to survive.

Civil War Ghosts Walking Ghost Tour
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Civil War Ghosts Walking Ghost Tour

$21

Join Civil War Ghosts walking ghost tour through the most haunted sites in Gettysburg’s history! Hear only the most authentic ghost stories on this haunted ghost tour! Civil War Ghosts walking ghost tour guides you through the historical Battle of Gettysburg.

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg Shop & Dine
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The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg Shop & Dine

$50

With 60 brand-name and designer stores, the Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg is a tax-free shopping center featuring great deals on big brands like Coach, Chico’s, Under Armour, and Brooks Brothers. Shop 'til you drop with savings and food specials from the mall's world-class retailers.

Zombie Scavengers Game - Harrisburg, PA
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Zombie Scavengers Game - Harrisburg, PA

$3

Itinerary Recommended starting location to start Zombie Scavengers. This is where you will begin your hunt to survive the zombie apocalypse. (Please start outside) Stop At: • Pennsylvania State Capitol, Third Street ird Street d Street Street reet et

Operation City Quest Scavenger Hunt - Harrisburg, PA
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Operation City Quest Scavenger Hunt - Harrisburg, PA

$11

Itinerary Recommended starting location to start Operation City Quest. This is where you will begin your scavenger hunt. (Please start outside) Make sure your phones are fully charged. Stop At: • Pennsylvania State Capitol, Third Street ird Street d

Reviews of Carlisle

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4 - Good 46.318289786223275%
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3 - Okay 22.565320665083135%
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4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Nov 26, 2019

Looked nice driving through.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Nov 20, 2019

The advantage of being back from the road was that it was very quiet. The room had a coffee machine!

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Nov 4, 2019

Resturants are great. Walnut Bottom Diner is great for breakfast

2/5 - Disappointing

Verified traveler

Oct 23, 2019

Just a stop off on the turnpike!

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Oct 16, 2019

Our stay was just to get some sleep midway to our home in NJ. We got to the hotel at 10:00pm and went to sleep.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Oct 14, 2019

I always enjoy visiting Carlisle. The frozen custard shop by the college is fantastic and a side trip to Greencastle (Greencastle Coffee Roasters) for coffee is essential.