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Carlisle is a vibrant town with small-community charm and an urban, international flair.
Nestled among Carlisle’s quaint Colonial- and Victorian-era homes you’ll find specialty shops, art galleries, international restaurants, an indie theatre and other metropolitan delights. Well-known chain stores, malls, minor-league sports venues and big-screen cineplexes are just a few minutes’ drive away. The Carlisle region has been named one of the country's best places to raise a family by Forbes magazine and voted one of America’s “most livable cities.”
From the time Dickinson College was chartered in 1783, Carlisle has long hosted some of the nation’s brightest and best minds. In fact, you’ll find three major colleges within town limits: Dickinson, the U.S. Army War College and Pennsylvania State University’s Dickinson School of Law.
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Dickinson has all the academic rigor you’re looking for, and heaps happening on campus—such as the recent Steve Aoki concert and the 10 concerts in the Spring Concert Series—but at times you’ll want to set your books down, get off campus and find new ways to clear your head. Because you know what all work and no play adds up to, right?
You’ve undoubtedly noticed that Carlisle isn’t SoHo (or Soho, if we’re talking London), so if you’re used to walking over to Fillmore & 5th or Tomorrowland …