Chambersburg’s unique charm and interesting history delight visitors and residents; you’ll find hidden treasures around almost every corner. If you’re interested in the frontier, Chambersburg’s important role in the Civil War or genealogy, you’ll need to visit the Franklin County Old Jail & Museum. Other family-friendly attractions include the Chambersburg Heritage Center & Gift Shop, John Brown House and Brown’s Mill School.
While you’re out exploring the area, consider stopping in Chambers Fort Park to see the magnificent water wheel and statues commemorating the area’s frontier history. Grab a bite at one of many locally owned cafés and restaurants, then explore the small shops up and down Main Street to find something wonderful and unique – just like Chambersburg.
Your visit won’t be complete until you’ve expanded your adventure outside of downtown. Other popular activities include historical driving tours, hiking, kayaking, fishing, golfing, skiing, scenic drives and more. Remember, we are famous for our peaches – stop in at Shatzer’s Fruit Market and ask for a Chambersburg peach or a fresh peach slushie! Throughout this site you will find an overview of what Chambersburg has to offer; we encourage you to tour and explore it all!