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Things To Do

From historic landmarks to one-of-a-kind factory tours, The Yorktowne Hotel is conveniently located to all that Pennsylvania has to offer. Whether visiting for business or pleasure, our staff is ready to help you get the most of your free time.

Central Market House

Since 1888 to today, people have been going to this market to sample York's finest fresh farm produce. You will find local specialties from pot-pie to chicken corn soup, homemade pies and jams and unique handicrafts.

Distance: 6 minute walk; Walk west on Market Street and turn right on Beaver Street. The market is located at the corner of North Beaver & West Philadelphia Streets.

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Explore sites such as the Historic Gettysburg Battle Fields, Soldiers National Museum, American Civil War Museum or General Lee's Headquarter Museum.

Distance: 48 minutes

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Since 1903, Harley-Davidson has built the most coveted motorcycles on the plant and now you can experience the behind-the-scenes making of these amazing machines that capture the imagination.

Distance: 6 minutes

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Heritage Rail Trail County Park

Stroll, jog, bike or even enjoy a horseback ride along this 17-mile historic rail trail that connects to the Maryland Northern Central Rail Trail.

Distance: 0.5 miles; Walk west on E. Market Street and enter the trail & Codorus Creek bridge.

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Home to over 60 rides and attractions, including 10 thrilling roller coasters, 6 drenching water rides, over two dozen kiddie rides, a dolphin and sea lion show, games, food, and shopping.

Distance: 41 minutes

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Historic Downtown York

Gates House, Plough Tavern, Bobb Log House, Historical Society Museum, Agricultural and Industrial Museum, Fire Museum, York Murals, The Colonial Court House.

Distance: 1-6 blocks; All sites are within walking distance of the hotel.

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Martin Memorial Library

A newly renovated state of the art library where you can enjoy book discussions, a coffee shop, crafts and activities for people of all ages.

Distance: 2 minute walk; Walk east on E. Market Street and the library is located on the left side of the street.

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Martin's Potato Chip Factory

Martin Potato Chips was voted the Best Potato Chip for the 5th year in a row and now you can tour the factory that produces 1.5 billion bags of chips per year.

Distance: 15 minutes

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Mudhook Brewing Company

Locally owned brewpub in York known for their amazing craft beers, delicious food, and great atmosphere.

Distance: 5 minute walk

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Pullo Center

The Pullo Center is a large performing arts venue for concerts, musicals, Broadway shows, comedy acts, and family entertainment.

Distance: 6 minutes

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 PeoplesBank Park 

Home of The York Revolution Baseball Team. The name Revolution connects with York's colonial past, when the Continental Congress met in York and passed the Articles of Confederation during the Revolutionary War. Following the American Revolution, York briefly became the first capital of the United States.

Distance: 4.5 blocks; Walk west on Market Street to the square. Turn right on George Street. Go 2.5 blocks to Brooks Robinson Plaza.

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Ski Roundtop

Take a snow day and enjoy a day of skiing, snowboarding or snow tubing. You can also try Top's Flying Leap Ropes Course and Revolution Paintball, open year round.

Distance: 29 minutes

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Strand - Capitol Performing Arts Center

Enjoy a live performance or a classic film at the newly renovated 80 year-old performing arts center. George Carlin, Blast, Ten Tenors, Rent and Bowfire are just a few of the entertainers that have performed at the theater.

Distance: 4 minute walk; Walk west on E. Market Street and turn right on N. George Street. The theater is located on the corner of N. George & W. Philadelphia Streets.

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Strasburg Rail Road

All aboard America's oldest short-line railroad, where you'll ride authentically restored passenger cars pulled by a huge, coal-burning steam locomotive. Look for dates to meet Thomas and Friends!

Distance: 43 minutes

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The Turkey Hill Experience

The Turkey Hill Experience is fun for the whole family in the 17,000 square foot interactive facility where you learn how the ice cream and iced tea is made.

Distance: 16 minutes

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Wolfgang Candy

Founded in 1921, one of the oldest family-owned and managed candy companies in the United States. Tour the chocolate factory to witness the candy making process and the complete history of the Wolfgang family.

Distance: 2 minutes

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York Barbell Company

The Weightlifting Hall of Fame and museum contains a diverse history of the strength sports, their evolution, and from the 19th and 20th century amateur and professional strongmen to the current specialized sports of Olympic weightlifting, powerlifting and bodybuilding.

Distance: 8 minutes

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York County Heritage Trust

At the York County Heritage Trust, you can take look back through the archives, collections, and historical events that have molded York County and the surrounding areas into what it is today.

Distance: 1 block

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