- Our list of the best things to do in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, features the top 75 nearby activities — including 23 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Carlisle, PA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, Amusement, and Outdoor Places.
- The results below include the top 14 things to do within the city of Carlisle, PA , followed by 61 popular activities in nearby cities, including Harrisburg, Mechanicsburg, Shippensburg, Middletown, Gettysburg and Boiling Springs
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3003 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110 MoreLess Info
Harrisburg By Segway Tours takes guests gliding past the city's historical venues and scenic sites on the ride of a segway. The tour is a 2-hour family friendly ride that snakes along the Susquehanna River.
Beginning at the Walnut Street Bridge, the River Front Park trail in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania descends to the path's River Walk pathway. Toward the end of the 2.5 mile walk, the trail ascends and makes a loop back to the bridge.
250 Reily St, Harrisburg, PA 17102 MoreLess Info
Opened in 2001, the Midtown Cinema was founded by Todd Shill and Allen Brown as a way to increase community engagement in downtown Harrisburg. The tradition started by the founders continues at the theater which screens foreign and independent films.
The oldest continuously operating market house in the US, Broad Street Market, founded in 1860, features both organic vegetables, meat and baked goods, and a seperate building for prepared food including sandwiches and a variety of international cuisine.
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1820 N. Fourth Street, Harrisburg, PA MoreLess Info
The Pennsylvania National Fire Museum is housed in an 1899 Victorian firehouse and features a collection of artifacts that range from the early days to modern times. The museum also displays vintage fire engines and other memorabilia.
The State Museum of Pennsylvania has over 4,000,000 objects related to life in Pennsylvania since the beginning of time. Areas of the museum include archaeology, community life, domestic life, fine arts, industry, technology, military history, paleontology, geology, popular culture, political history, zoology, …
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Harrisburg Park, 3rd St & Division Street, Harrisburg, PA 17130 MoreLess Info
With a lighted walking path surrounding the lake, Italian Lake provides scenic views of the water and a place to watch the sunset. The lake is inhabited by ducks and geese; and is landscaped with shrubs, flowers, and trees.
Metro Bank Park is located on City Island, and is the home field for the Harrisburg Senators. The island also contains a playground, outdoor fitness area, replica trading post, arcade, steam trains, carriages, and a beach.
President Eisenhower declared the Joseph Huston designed Italian Renaissance style Pennsylvania State Capitol the prettiest building he ever saw. The highlight of the building is the 272-foot dome inspired by Michelangelo's St. Peter's Basilica dome in Rome.
222 Market St, Harrisburg, PA 17963 MoreLess Info
The Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts is a 130,000 square foot building. The center has the only IMAX Theater in central Pennsylvania, 240 science exhibits, and a 664-seat theater.