Helena’s is a French cafe. You get to Helena’s from High Street. Helena’s desserts are famous. Their macarons are very popular in Carlisle, and they have many different flavors. Their soups and sandwiches are also very delicious. Helena’s decorations are very pretty. They change their decorations for different events and holidays, it is very fun. It is a very quiet cafe, so you can study there. Therefore, it is very popular for people in Carlisle.
This video is about one great place in Carlisle: the farmer’s market! The farmer’s market is held once a week on Wednesdays all year. It is located outside the First Presbyterian Church (2A N Hanover St) when it is warm out and at Project SHARE (5 N Orange St) when it is to cold out. They are both only about 10 minutes from Dickinson’s campus. At the market, people sell lots of delicious food and well-made products for people to buy. It is a great community event that draws Dickinson students and residents of Carlisle alike to meet up and hang
Issei Noodle is an Asian Restaurant located in 54 W High Street in Carlisle, next to Carlisle Theatre and Helena’s Chocolate Cafe and Creperie. It only takes 7 mins walk from Dickinson to Issei Noodle. As one of the most famous restaurant in the Carlisle area, Issei has over 10 years history of providing delicious Ramen, pho, and other Asian noodles and rice. Please come and enjoy the food when you visit Dickinson College.
Katherine and Greg go to the Carlisle Diner. The Carlisle Diner is an American-style diner, and it’s open 24 hours a day. It’s very close to Dickinson College. It’s popular among Dickinson students and Carlisle residents.
Here is our favorite restaurant, Carlisle Thai Cuisine:
Thai Cuisine is a local restaurant in the Carlisle area which provides a range of foods from the Thailand region. The food recipes were carefully constructed by the business’ owner Joy who is from Thailand herself. The restaurant focuses on providing quality dishes made from only fresh and authentic Thai ingredients. Thai Cuisine is extremely popular among Dickinson students and is trusted for its quality service. Please visit Thai Cuisine at 141 W High Street in Carlisle the next time you visit the Dickinson College campus if you are looking for great food and exceptional service.
Nick, Mia, Beryl and Dineydi have visited Helena’s Chocolate Cafe & Creperie, which is a popular cafe shop in downtown Carlisle. The cafe shop is about a ten-minute walk from the Dickinson campus. The video below introduces the history, direction and menu of the cafe.
At “Time Bomb” you can buy all sorts of interesting Vintage clothing. Not only clothing, this store sells many varieties of accessories and decorations. The dresses and ball gowns are from many different time periods. Some of their products include hats, fun socks, brooches, and more! Because you can create your own style, it is always fun!
Because it is like stepping back in time when you enter, the store is named “Time Bomb.” “Time,” being the period, and “Bomb” being an explosion. Like a memory explosion you can once more experience past eras.
“Miss Ruth’s Time Bomb” Is open from 11 AM to 5 PM, but is closed on Sundays and Mondays.
Though Carlisle is a very small city, there are actually plenty of interesting places here. About 25 minutes’ drive away from the campus, Appalachian Trail Museum stands in the Pennsylvania State Park. And very close to it, is the midpoint of the Appalachian Trail, which is the second longest trail in America. Though not No.1 in length, it successfully gains popularity by its long history and various sightseeing spots on the way. About two million people go on the trail each year. They gain hiking experience, and enjoy the beauty of nature there. If time allows, definitely go to the trail and have a look. It must be fun!
The number one sushi restaurant in Carlisle is definitely Mount Fuji, on Hanover Street. From Dickinson, it takes about ten minutes to walk there; by car it only takes about 5. It has delicious sushi and is in a very convenient location; see for yourself!