History Comes Alive
North Central Railway - Steam Into History
Ride along the same route that carried President Lincoln from Washington, DC to Gettysburg, PA, where he delivered one of the greatest speeches in American History! Steam into History is an excursion railroad that makes time travel possible! It's an authentic experience where you can meet presidents and generals, experience the Wild West, enjoy the spirit of the season any time of year, and literally ride along the very rails that helped build and save our nation.
York County History Center Agricultural and Industrial Museum
Learn about York County's vast contributions to the progress of agriculture and industry. Housed in a former factory complex, AIM features two floors with over 20 exhibits featuring a 3-story working grist mill, original Conestoga Wagon and a 1916 trolley car that used to carry locals through the streets of York. Schedule your visit today to take a step into the past!
Central Market House
For over 125 years, Central Market is a reminder of York's storied history and the anchor of the revitalization of Downtown York. Market shoppers enjoy the finest in locally grown flowers and produce, baked goods, fresh seafood, meats, deli products and many specialty items. Visitors will find fresh local flavor at the many prepared food vendors. Plenty of dining options and seating are available making Market one of the best stops for lunch in all of York County.
York County History Center Colonial Complex
Tour the gem of downtown York, once the capital of the United States. Walk through the same doorways and rooms where Continental Army generals and congressmen forged history. Included are the 1741 Golden Plough Tavern, the adjoining General Gates House, Barnett Bobb Log House and the reconstructed Colonial Court House where the Second Continental Congress worked out of during the winter of 1777-1778 adopting the Articles of Confederation.
Zimmerman Center for Heritage - Susquehanna Heritage
Tour this historic 18th century mansion on the banks of the Susquehanna River, be inspired by the Susquehanna River art collection, or learn about the Susquehannock Indians. Enjoy beautiful river views from the riverside pavilion or take a short hike to view the suite of the Susquehannock’s last settlement.
Glen Rock Mill Inn
At the Glen Rock Mill Inn, they are committed to serving fine regional cuisine and spirits in the historic, immersive environment of an original working mill. Their seasonal menu features upscale American regional cuisine with an emphasis on fresh local products. Their menu changes frequently and features unique entrees sure to please the most discriminating diner, time and time again.
Note: Note: Itinerary can be adjusted based on your group's arrival time/travel distance. Some factories have special operating schedules, please call to verify that the factories will be open at the time of your visit - if not, other options will be suggested. We will work with you to ensure the success of your visit to York County, PA! Also contact us for help with hotel room rates and blocks.