York County

Travel Guide

2018 York County Travel Guide
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Things to Do

Whether you're visiting for a week or just in town for the day, you'll find fun for everyone in York County all year long.

You can catch a show in creative downtown York, spend a day shopping or explore historical sites that take you back in time to the first days of our country. Plus, you'll find many of the family-owned wineries that have put Pennsylvania on the wine-making map right here along the Mason-Dixon Wine Trail.  

Opportunities for outdoor adventures abound during every season, or you can head inside on a rainy day to see how your favorite sweet and salty treats are made in The Factory Tour Capital of the World. 

Peruse the listings to the left to find fun of all kinds, or visit our Calendar of Events for more ways to explore York County. We've also compiled a list of more than 50 things to do this fall in York County that's sure to have something that piques your interest!

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Smittie's Soft Pretzels Inc.

  • 6065 Carlisle Rd
  • Dover, PA 17315
  • Phone: 717-292-1193
  • Region: North West York County

York and Adams County traditional soft pretzels. Producing handmade, all-natural, soft pretzel products since 1934.

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Steam Into History

  • 2 W Main St
  • P.O. Box 128
  • New Freedom, PA 17349
  • Phone: 717-942-2370
  • Region: South West York County

We offer entertaining railroad excursions through the country side of York county for all ages.

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Stewartstown Railroad Company

  • 21 W Pennsylvania Ave
  • P.O. Box 155
  • Stewartstown, PA 17363
  • Phone: 717-746-4998
  • Region: South East York County

Authentic, historic, original short-line railroad providing train rides through the scenic southern York County countryside.

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Strasburg Rail Road

  • 301 Gap Rd
  • Ronks, PA 17572
  • Phone: 717-687-8421
  • Region: Lancaster County

Strasburg Rail Road is one of Pennsylvania's leading family attractions featuring a 45 minute ride aboard a train pulled by a turn-of-the century steam locomotive. With special events throughout the ...more»

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The Pride of the Susquehanna Riverboat

  • 1 Riverside Dr
  • Harrisburg, PA 17101
  • Phone: 717-234-6500
  • Region: Dauphin County

"The Pride" is one of 6 remaining authentic paddle wheel riverboats left in the nation. Sight-seeing tours, dinner cruises, live music, beer and wine tasting and family events sail between May and ...more»

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Turkey Hill Experience

  • 301 Linden St
  • Columbia, PA 17512
  • Phone: 717-684-0134
  • Region: Lancaster County

Interactive ice cream fun for the whole family, including creating your own ice cream.

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Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts

  • 222 Market St
  • Harrisburg, PA 17101
  • Phone: 717-214-2787
  • Region: Dauphin County

The area's premier entertainment complex, featuring science exhibits, children's activities, live performances and documentary films.

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York Revolution Professional Baseball

  • 5 Brooks Robinson Way
  • York, PA 17401
  • Phone: 717-801-4487
  • Region: York City (Downtown)

It's Revs Time! York's professional baseball team fills PeoplesBank Park with excitement, family and fun. Featuring five game-day hospitality areas and a fabulous playground for the kids, there is ...more»

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  • 37 W Clarke Ave
  • York, PA 17401
  • Phone: 717-814-8879
  • Region: York City (Downtown)

YorKitchen provides cooking classes and culinary entertainment events throughout the year.

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