Destination guide

The historic area of Carlisle awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's history, live music and theater scene and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Carlisle. This city's university setting, sporting events and restaurants draw many visitors. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Carlisle

Are you searching for things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Carlisle a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sports Emporium (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Boiling Springs Pool (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Kings Gap Environmental Education and Training Center (8.5 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Ski Roundtop (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Little Buffalo State Park (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Gifford Pinchot State Park (17.7 mi / 28.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Carlisle

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Carlisle is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Children's Lake (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Kings Gap Environmental Education and Training Center (8.5 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Pine Grove Furnance State Park (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • City Island (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
  • Riverfront Park (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Little Buffalo State Park (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
Transport

Transportation to and around Carlisle

The nearest airport is in Harrisburg, PA (HAR-Capital City), located 17.8 mi (28.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Harrisburg, PA (MDT-Harrisburg Intl.), which is 22.9 mi (36.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Carlisle?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 50 holiday lettings near Carlisle. From 8 Cabins to 22 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Carlisle for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Carlisle?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Carlisle. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Carlisle Country Market: 69 holiday lettings
  • Kings Gap Environmental Education and Training Center: 88 holiday lettings
  • Cumberland County Courthouse: 72 holiday lettings
  • Dickinson College: 69 holiday lettings
  • Carlisle Barracks: 74 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Carlisle listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Carlisle?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 8 Cabins in Carlisle. Our other popular types of Carlisle holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 22 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 8 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Farmhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Carlisle?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 7 holiday homes with pool available in Carlisle. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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