York County is known for creating some of the world’s favorite products. From Harley-Davidson motorcycles to Animal Crackers to artisan soaps, if you love it, there is a good chance it’s made here.
If you are a foodie, you need to visit York County, PA, and discover the many fabulous foods produced in our area. Martin’s Snacks transforms slices of potatoes into tasty crispy chips. The owners of Caputo Brothers Creamery studied the art of cheese-making in Italy, traveling across the country to learn its secrets. Today they create world-class Italian cheeses from their artisanal store in Spring Grove. At the Snyder's of Hanover Factory Store, you might be able to sample snacks that are not yet available in stores.
York County’s manufacturing spirit isn’t limited to snacks and motorcycles. Sunrise Soap Company makes their all-natural body products with the best ingredients the earth has to offer. Made by hand in their open-air kitchen, you can watch as everything from bars of soap, to bath fizzies, or lip balms are made. Take a seat and get in on the action at the Creation Station (expanded and enlarged in 2021) where you can make and take your own creation.
Artists and artisans have also found a home here. Watch as craftspeople create everything from beautiful stained-glass art at Candi J. Duda Stained Glass & Garden Art to gleaming countertops at Frank’s Marble and Granite to world-class instruments at Bluett Brothers Violins.
Watch for details on our annual event held in June to celebrate the maker's spirit that is alive here in York County. A variety of area attractions will throw open their doors and invite visitors inside to watch as their favorite products are made here.
There are so many ways to discover the maker’s spirit here in York County--request a travel guide and get started making your travel plans.