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Carlisle is a city in Pennsylvania. It is the seat of Cumberland County, and is home of Dickinson College [1]. It is located in the Harrisburg area.

Get in

There are no major public transportation links to Carlisle. The Greyhound bus stop closed sometime after 2000, and there has not been a train station in the city for many years. The closest public transportation is in Harrisburg. The Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-76) and I-81 pass through Carlisle.

Get around

Capital Area Transit [2] Bus Route C [3] services Carlisle. Most of downtown is very walkable, notably Hanover, High, and West Pomfret Streets.


The two main streets in Carlisle are Hanover and High Streets. These streets intersect in the middle of town, creating a nice square by the courthouse. Most of the buildings of interest in Carlisle are located along one of these two streets.


The Carlisle Theatre [4] on High Street has regular movies and performances


There is only one first-run bookstore in the entire city, the Whistlestop Bookshop on High Street.


Amy's Thai Cuisine - on High Street

Miseno's Ristorante and Pizzeria - on W High Street

California Café - on W Pomfret Street

Mt. Fuji - really good sushi and for reasonable prices. Ask for the Mt. Fuji (Not on the menu). Located on 149 N Hanover Street.

Euroburger - Bosnian cuisine. Located on 51 S Orange Street.



Go next

Routes through Carlisle
PittsburghBreezewood  W I-76.svgPennsylvania Turnpike logo.svg E  MechanicsburgHarrisburg
Wilkes-BarreHarrisburg  N I-81.svg S  ChambersburgHagerstown

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