From the famous York Peppermint Pattie to fan-favorite Harley-Davidson, we know a thing or two about what it means to 'have it made here.' No matter how you like to create memories, York County offers the perfect way to escape for a fun-filled (or relaxing) getaway experience.
Our historically edgy downtown is home to a variety of local restaurants—from our favorite fast casual concepts to more upscale curated dining experiences– and unique nightlife complete with a craft cocktail scene to rival major cities. Downtown York has seen an incredible evolution of public arts over the past few years with story-telling murals and an even larger-than-life, yellow, metal cat.
Wine & Diner
We’re proud to say that we’re one of the Mid-Atlantic’s top up-and-coming destinations for farm-fresh dining and home to the Good Libations Trails®, a digital passport experience. With an intentional focus on the freshest ingredients, local breweries, and family-owned wineries, breweries, and distilleries, you’re guaranteed to find unique flavors made here no matter where you pull up a seat.
York County is blessed with a thriving local theater and arts community that is also supported by national touring acts—a common occurrence at the many theatrical venues in our area. Outside of the theater you can also step onto some factory floors or tour visitor-friendly shops filled with items crafted and curated from local artisans.
If you plan trips around roadside museums and historic sites, then you’re in luck! In York County and its surrounding areas, you can not only explore the rich history of our region, but you can immerse yourself in the origin stories of automobiles, watches, and even the foundations of our nation’s government.
Whether you’re looking for adventure for the young ones in your family or just the young at heart, there is no better place to get into the maker’s spirit in an incredibly hands-on way than in York County. Let them get their hands dirty at the Sunrise Soap Company while making their own soap or enjoy the great outdoors at the nature center at Nixon County Park, or test your skills at Keystone Kidspace with exciting exhibits for all types of adventures. Explore your creativity, coding, or culinary skills.
Our county is well known for its 4,500 acres of public park lands which pairs with miles and miles of hiking and biking trails for the perfect weekend getaway for those with an affinity for the great outdoors. York County, Pennsylvania offers the perfect setting to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of modern life and connect with nature, stunning views, rolling hills, and awe-inspiring valleys that’ll fill you with wonder and a desire to explore more.