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Area Activities

York has diverse offerings for travelers. For an extensive list of activities and restaurants visit the York County Convention and Visitors Bureau at 155 West Market Street, just one block east of Grace Manor or visit yorkpa.org, downtownyorkpa.com, codoyork.com/lifestyle.aspxs and lyhr.org.

Great day trips and tourist attractions are less than 30 minutes away:
Gettysburg, gettysburg.travel, Lancaster, padutch.com, Hershey, hersheypa.com

Other nearby towns: Carlisle, Columbia, Lititz, Lemoyne, Marietta, New Oxford, Shrewsbury, Wrightsville, Camp Hill, Hanover, Mechanicsburg, Leola

Outdoor Activities/Recreation

Outdoor Activities

Adventure travelers can explore the Heritage Rail Trail by bike or foot. The trail begins less than a block from our door. Check out yorkcountyparks.org. The 22-mile scenic route stretches from Pennsylvania to Maryland. Explore the entire trail or just a part of it. Bring your bike or rent a specialty one from us, including a bicycle built for two.

Skiing/Tubing and more

Just a 20- minute drive from Grace Manor, Ski Round Top, skiroundtop.com
AvalancheXpress at Heritage Hills, hhgr.com

Caverns

indianechocaverns.com

Maize Quest Fun Park, 866-WE-Lose-U

Whoever dreamed that getting lost could be this much fun? Test your navigation skills at the largest collection of people-sized mazes in the world.

Wineries

Visit uncorkyork.com for a listing of 12 wineries in York and surrounding areas. Most have free tastings and some have entertainment and special events.

Fourrrrrr, Golf Anyone?

For a listing of golf courses in York visit, thegolfcourses.net

Gone Fishing

fishingwoks.com/lakes/pennsylvania/york

Covered Bridges

padutch.com (see menu at left, click on Cov.Bridges, go to the bottom of page and click on Covered Bridges of Lancaster Map,)

Horseback riding

horserentals.com/pennsylvania

Fairs, Festivals, Parades

Fairs Festivals Parades

You will want to be here for parades and festivals! We are located on parade routes and festivals for St. Patties Day and Halloween. Get a front row seat on our stoop...we provide the cushions.

York Fest - May

York Arts Fest - August

Renaissance Faire, parenfaire.com - Weekends August-October

York Fair, yorkfair.com - September

Mushroom Festival- mushroomfestival.org - September

Dining

Nearby Restaurants (Within a one-mile radius)

Formal-Dressy Casual

Formal-Dressy Casual

Blue Moon

361 Market Street
bluemoonfresh.com

This romantic European- inspired restaurant is just one block west of Grace Manor. Indulge yourself with this four- star restaurant dining experience. The shrimp and grits and duck are a favorite. Menus are subject to seasonal changes.

Left Bank

120 North George Street
leftbankyork.com

Award winning restaurant and bar named after a Parisian restaurant on the Seine River in France, quite befitting since York's sister city is Arles

Roosevelt Tavern

50 North Penn Street
roosevelttavern.com

Four blocks west of Grace Manor. This York favorite has been a staple in the community for more than 20 years. The cream of crab soup is decadent and the infinite basket of freshly baked bread is heavenly.

Sam and Tony’s

243 Market Street
samandtonys.com

One of Grace Manor’s best neighbors. Make a reservation and just cross the street. This family owned Italian restaurant is one of our favorites. The spicy calamari and portabella mushrooms stuffed with crab are a must! Tell owners Libby, Ross and their daughter Dina that we sent you.

 

Dressy Casual

Dressy Casual-Casual

Bistro 19

19 North George Street

Cobblestones Resaurant and Sports Emporium

205 South George Street

Esaan Thai Restaurant

30 N. Beaver Street

Lunch and dinner specials abound. Best spring rolls. Don't forget to try the Thai ice tea, mango sticky rice and the homemade gelato.

Casual

Brenda's Sandwiches

401 North George Street

Best chicken cheesesteak EVER!

Central Family Restaurant

400 North George Street

Homestyle food with hearty portions

Garlic Pot

239 West Market Street

Lunch deli with great wraps under $6. The chicken salad with grapes is yummy, and the Mediterranean wrap is a Grace Manor favorite. Their food was one of our staples during renovation. Buy five wraps and get one free.

Keo

15 South George Street

Sushi anyone? Great tempura, seaweed salad and a Thai version of a banana split
that is out of this world

The White Rose

48 North Beaver Street
whiterosebarandgrill.com

Recently remodeled, with a hot chic look that reminds you of a Manhattan bistro, the lava rocks are a Grace Manor guests' favorite.

24 Hour

24 hour

Giant

East Market Street

Lyndon Diner

Rt. 30 West, 1353 Kenneth Road

McDonald's

South George Street

Walmart

East Market Street

Coffee Shops

24 hour

New Grounds

264 West Market Street (our neighbors)

The Green Bean

King Street

Scuttlebutts

George Street

Starbucks

East Market Street

Dunkin Donuts

North George Street

Antiques

Outdoor Activities

www.yorkpa.org/shopping/antiques

Local areas for antiques

Bastille, King Street, Circa Antiques, West Market Street, Historic Architectural Warehouse, Prospect Street, Finders Keepers, East Prospect Street, Angie’s, Red Lion,
Greybeards, Jacobus

Surrounding areas for antiques

Wrightsville, Columbia, Carlisle, Shrewsbury, New Oxford, Adamstown, Gettysburg, and Lancaster.

Mud Sales

Never heard of 'em? Neither did I, until I moved to York. padutch.com

Auctions

auctionzip.com

Trash to Treasures

Tony’s Philadelphia Street, Resource York, Pershing Street

Specialty Shops

Art and Inspiration

York Emporium
343 West Market Streeet,
theyorkemporium.com

A book store and so much more. 19,000 sq. feet - more than 250,000 titles, dvds, videos, antiques, and collectables.


258 West Market Street, located in the annex next to Grace Manor.

Looking for that rare piece that inspires conversation?

Museums

Outdoor Activities

York County Heritage Trust

www.yorkheritage.org

Includes: Agricultural and Industrial Museum, Bonham House, Colonial Complex, Fire Museum, Historical Society Museum, and York Murals. Most museums are walking distance from Grace Manor

William C. Goodridge Freedom House

123 East Philadelphia Street

Home of William C. Goodridge, successful entrepreneur and Underground Railroad conductor.

Police Heritage Museum, Inc.

54 West Market Street

policeheritagemuseum.com

Art Galleries

Outdoor Activities

Art2

258 West Market Street

York Art

Beaver Street
www.yorkarts.org

Just Brenda

Beaver Street
www.justbrenda.net

City Art

Philadelphia Street
www.artgalleryyorkpa.com

Studio Gallery 234

Pershing Street
www.studiogallery234.com

York Art Association

York Street
yorkartassociation.org

Factory

Outdoor Activities

Factory Tours

yorkpa.org

Outlets

yorkpa.org

Farmers’ Market

Outdoor Activities

Support our local farmers and merchants at Penn Market, one block west of Grace Manor, Central Market, 34 W. Philadelphia Street, three blocks away, centralmarketyork.com and Eastern Market, East Market Street

Sports

Outdoor Activities

Rev up with York’s AAA baseball team the York Revolutions. Sovereign Bank Stadium is walking distance from Grace Manor (about eight blocks) 5 Brooks Robinson Way, yorkrevolution.com

Visit my hometown Baltimore, only a 50-minute drive to see the Orioles at Camden Yards or Ravens at M & T Stadium. We may be able to get you tickets with two-week advance notice.