We may be keeping safe in our homes these days, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still nurture your traveling soul. Check out our Fun at Home page to solve puzzles and color in some of York County’s favorite attractions and past times. Get a glimpse of the fun behind the activities below. When the time comes to travel again, we hope you’ll experience these sights in person!
Yellow Cat Sculpture:
You’ll find art around every corner in Historically Edgy Downtown York. One of our favorites is the Yellow Cat Sculpture on George St.
A York County staple is Perrydell Farm Dairy. Not only can you eat some of the most delicious ice creams around, but you can also meet the cows and baby cows raised on the farm. We’ve gathered a coloring page and a puzzle for you to discover this must-see attraction from your home.
Reid Menzer Memorial Skate Park:
Skateboarders come from all around to experience this world-class skate park.
York Barbell Company:
Anyone who has traveled along route 83 in York County will recognize this symbol of strength outside York Barbell Company. When the time comes to travel again, we hope you’ll hop off the highway to tour the unique Weightlifters Hall of Fame.
York County is known for producing some of your favorite snacks. Martin’s Snacks is at the top of the list of salty goodness. While you can’t tour their facilities right now, you can have fun piecing together this puzzle.
Over the centuries, “America’s First Fair” has grown from an agricultural market on the town square to a long-standing tradition featuring live concerts, kid-friendly rides, livestock exhibits, and more delicious fair food than you could imagine.
Marquis de Lafayette:
York County is full of fascinating history. The York County History Center and its museums hold hundreds of stories from the foundations of our country. One of these tells the story of the Marquis de Lafayette, who thwarted an effort to oust George Washington as the Commander In Chief of the Continental Army.
Experience beautiful sights, wonderful scents, and delicious flavors! Brown’s Orchards & Farm Market offers local homegrown fruits and vegetables, a gift department, café & coffee bar, wine shop, deli, bakery, candy island, and greenhouse. They are offering curbside pickup during these difficult times. Check out this blog post for more information.
Northern Central Railway:
This train attraction in York County chronicles the historical events on the Northern Central Railroad. In addition, they offer excursions that include musicians, magicians, holiday and seasonal trains, superhero and princess tea parties, cowboy robberies, and historical reenactments.
The park consists of reverting farm fields and wooded hillsides with Pinchot Lake serving as a prime attraction. Hiking trails crisscross the 2,338- acre park where you can experience nature in all its beauty.
If there were a snack mascot for York County, it would most definitely be the pretzel. From small operations such as Revonah Pretzels, Smittie's Pretzels, and York City Pretzel company to the national snack company Snyder’s of Hanover, York makes the best of these delicious treats.