Pheasant Field Bed and Breakfast is 3 ½ miles from the center of old-town Carlisle – a charming small town in central Pennsylvania. Antiques and art shops, boutiques, the Historical Society, Dickinson College and a variety of restaurants are all located in the center of town. Also, Carlisle is well known for hosting nine national car and truck shows a year from April through October at the Carlisle Fairgrounds.
Other attractions nearby are the Army Historical Education Center, wineries and cider houses, orchards, golf courses and ski areas, the state Capitol in Harrisburg, the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex, Hershey Park and several National Historic sites.
Outdoors enthusiasts will not be disappointed when staying at Pheasant Field Bed and Breakfast. Be sure to pack hiking boots, your rod and tackle or your bike!
The inn is located an easy ½ mile walk from the world-renowned Appalachian Trail. Go for a trail run, a day hike, or plan to stay with us if you're a section hiker. In the autumn months, watch the raptor migration at Waggoner's Gap Hawk Watch, or pack a picnic and visit Pinchot State Park, or Pine Grove Furnace State Park. We also cater to bicyclists – we have shelter and bike storage space in our barn and an area for repairs & maintenance with a bicycle stand. Spots for fishing are nearby too – our pond has lots of large mouth bass and carp. Also, some of the best limestone streams in the nation are right here in Cumberland Valley. The Yellow Breeches Creek, Big Spring Creek and LeTort Spring Run are only minutes from our door. All 3 are Class-A Fly-Fishing waters.
Carlisle Events and the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds host some of the world’s largest and historically significant automotive events! Drawing guests from all points of the globe, Carlisle is the mecca for car lovers, die hard enthusiasts and families alike.
Meadowbrook Gourds farm grows and creates over 250 gourd creations celebrating all seasons and holidays. Take a farm tour, try a design class, shop in their extensive store and watch designers at work. It’s perfect for all ages, and a great place to find that one-of-a-kind gift!
This large 696-acre park has plenty of things to do like swimming, hiking, biking, fishing, hunting, picnicking, boating and more. The park contains Laurel Lake, Fuller Lake, and the Appalachian Trail Museum.
Raptor migration data have been collected at Waggoner's Gap since the 1950s. Waggoner's Gap is located atop the Kittatinny Ridge 10 miles north of Carlisle and offers a premier fall hawk watching experience. It's an easy walk to the lookout and an absolutely stunning view of the Cumberland Valley.