Welcome to Carlisle House Bed and Breakfast
Carlisle House Bed and Breakfast near Harrisburg, PA is just 3 miles from Exit 226 of I-76 (the Pennsylvania Turnpike), and a half-mile from I-81. Getaways at our B&B in Carlisle are within an easy drive of all the major cities of the Mid-Atlantic Region, from New York, NY to Richmond, VA and from Atlantic City, NJ to Pittsburgh, PA.
In Carlisle’s Historic Downtown area, you’ll find many interesting shops, antique stores, and an array of excellent dining options, many of which have been featured in regional magazines and, since we are the closest B&B to the city center, are a short walk from the Inn.
Carlisle House Bed and Breakfast is locally owned and a proud member of Select Registry, Distinguished Inns of North America, and the only one of it’s class in the Cumberland Valley. We are also proud to have been selected as one of NBC Washington’s Top Ten Weekend Getaways, and to have received TripAdvisor.com’s Certificate of Excellence in 2011 through 2018. We have also received TripAdvisor’s “greenleaders” Silver Award for our approach to sustainability, recycling, and ecological awareness.
We are located in Carlisle’s Downtown Historic District, a five-minute walk from Dickinson College and from Dickinson School of Law, and a mile from the Army War College at Carlisle Barracks. We are also within an easy day trip distance of many other South Central Pennsylvania Colleges, in particular Gettysburg College (35 minutes) and Franklin & Marshall (60 minutes).
Our location in Carlisle makes us the ideal stopping place for the more discerning traveler, both business and leisure, and our room amenities provide everything you may need for a relaxing respite from your travels. For those who love history, Carlisle was a frontier town and has been involved in many significant events in American history, from the French and Indian Wars, through the Revolutionary War, the Whiskey Rebellion, the War of 1812, the Indian Wars, the Civil War, the Carlisle Industrial Indian School (attended by Jim Thorpe), and all of this is celebrated at the Army Heritage and Education Center and the Army Heritage Trail.
If your favorite leisure activities tend towards the outdoors, then we are just a few minutes from the Letort Spring Run, featured as one of the world’s “50 Places to Fly Fish Before You Die”. We are just a half-hour from Roundtop Mountain Resort where you can ski and snowboard in the winter months, and Zip-line and Ogo Ball in the summer. And of course there are many great cycling trails and routes all around us. Circled by Pennsylvania State Parks, we are just 3 miles from the Appalachian Trail and just 18 miles from the Appalachian Trail Museum at the midpoint of the Trail.
Carlisle House offers private, off street parking and our Electric Vehicle chargers include both a dedicated Tesla charger and a Clipper Creek charger conforming to Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Standards and Recommended Practices, including SAE J1772 NEC 625, UL 2231 and UL 2594. Compatible vehicles include: Tesla, Chevy Volt, Fiat 500e, Honda Fit EV, Honda Accord Plug-in, Mitsubishi i-MIEV, Nissan Leaf, Ford Focus Electric, Ford C_Max Energi, Ford Fusion Energi, Smart Electric Drive, Toyota Prius Plug-in, Toyota RAV4 EV, and Wheego LiFe.
And it’s a No-Charge CHARGE for our guests!