Attractions & Points of Interest

City of York Attractions

Call Explore York at (717) 852-9675 for information. There are a number of parking garages run by the City of York in downtown York, including at 41 E. Market St., 25 W Philadelphia St., and 15 W.King St. Estimated walking time below is based on being from the Market St. garage.

Yorktowne Hotel (0 Minutes)

48 E. Market St.
(717) 848-1111
Opened in 1925 and now part of the Tapestry Collection by Hilton

Mural Park (under 5 minutes)

108 S. Howard St. and surrounding area
Over a dozen building-high murals in one area

Central Market York, including the Explore York Visitors Center (under 5 minutes)

34 W. Market St.
(717) 848-2243
Food vendors, information on where to go in York County; open Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and the first Friday evening of the month

York County Colonial Complex: (under 5 minutes)

157-205 W. Market St.
(717) 845-2951

A museum complex including York’s oldest building from the 18th century with 18th century artifacts; a replica of the courthouse where the Continental Congress adopted the Articles of Confederation (the Nation’s first Constitution) in 1777, making it to some the first capital of the “United States”; a statue recognizing the Marquis de Lafayette for his toast to George Washington during the “Conway Cabol” plot against Washington, some argue saving the nation by backing George Washington.

William C. Goodridge Freedom Center & Underground Railroad Museum (under 5 minutes)

123 E. Philadelphia St.
(717) 650-1998
Former home of African American businessman and hero of the Underground Railroad William C. Goodridge

Appell Center for the Performing Arts (5 Minutes)

50 N. George St.
(717) 846-1111
Concerts, plays, shows and films, all in historic early-20th century  theaters

York County History Center (5 Minutes)

250 E. Market St.
(717) 848-1587
York’s finest museum, genealogical library and historic sites.

WellSpan Park (Approximately 15 Minutes)

5 Brooks Robinson Way
(717) 801-4487
WellSpan Park is a 5,200-seat baseball park that hosted its first regular season baseball game on June 16, 2007 for the minor league team, the York Revolution. 

York County Rail Trail (under 10 minutes)

200 W. Market St.
21 miles of a pleasant walking, running, and biking macadam path parallel to old railroad tracks

Penn Market (approximately 15 minutes, less than 5 minutes by car)
380 W. Market St.
(717) 848-1402
Opened in 1866, York’s oldest, operating farmer’s market, now with all kinds of vendors, open Tuesdays and Fridays

Susan Byrnes Health Education Center (under 20 minutes, less than 5 minutes by car)

515 South George St.
(717) 848-3064
Interactive health education programs for children and adults, a model for everywhere

Fire Museum of York County (less than 30 minutes, 5 minutes by car)
757 W. Market St.
(717) 848-1587
Two centuries of firefighting equipment on display

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