Like a computer, sometimes you have too many “tabs” open. Your connection is weak, the power supply is low, and you need to recharge and reboot. Luckily York County, PA, makes it easy to unplug and refresh. With tons of outdoor adventures and serene attractions, your wellness getaway will be one to remember.
Spend a Day at the Spa
Pamper yourself at Serenity Spa & Salon inside the Heritage Hills Resort in York. Enjoy any of their signature treatments, from soothing body wraps and facials to tension-releasing massages and waxing services. Each spa service comes with aromatherapy and calming music that’ll leave you feeling relaxed and renewed.
If forest bathing or kayaking sounds relaxing, head outdoors and engage your senses while exploring York County.
Enjoy a day of water sports on the Susquehanna River, one of the oldest rivers in North America. You can bring your own kayaks or paddle boards or rent them at Shank’s Mare Outfitters on the river's shores. In no time, you’ll be gliding by lush woods with the rhythmic swish of your paddle.
For lake fun, head to Codorus State Park in Hanover, where you may enjoy boating, sailing, and fishing for trout at Lake Marburg. Pinchot Lake is the prime water attraction at Gifford Pinchot State Park in northern York County. There, you’ll find all types of water activities, including boating. Both natural attractions offer land activities, from hiking and hunting to wildlife watching and picnicking. In the winter, try ice skating or skiing.
Beyond state parks, York County is home to 4,500 acres of public parkland, including the Heritage Rail Trail County Park, where you can hike, bike, or run alongside a scenic trail past historic structures, farmlands, and the city of York.
Places To Stay
You don’t have to head indoors after a day spent in nature. York County is full of campgrounds and RV parks offering various lodging options in the great outdoors.
Camp out at a state park. Codorus and Gifford Pinchot offer dozens of amenity-filled campsites for tents and RVs, cottages, yurts, and cabins. Some lodging options are seasonal, and others are available year-round. Be sure to check out which amenities are available within the season you’re looking to visit, then make a reservation!
In York County, you can get away from it all without skimping on comfort.
Places To Eat
If tea is your drink of choice for relaxation, check out what’s brewing at our local tea shops.
No matter what your relaxation style is, you’ll find exactly what you need here in York County, PA.