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
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
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.
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
padutch.com (see menu at left, click on Cov.Bridges, go to the bottom of page and click on Covered Bridges of Lancaster Map,)
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
Nearby Restaurants (Within a one-mile radius)
361 Market Street
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.
120 North George Street
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
50 North Penn Street
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
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.
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.
401 North George Street
Best chicken cheesesteak EVER!
Central Family Restaurant
400 North George Street
Homestyle food with hearty portions
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.
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
Recently remodeled, with a hot chic look that reminds you of a Manhattan bistro, the lava rocks are a Grace Manor guests' favorite.
East Market Street
Rt. 30 West, 1353 Kenneth Road
South George Street
East Market Street
264 West Market Street (our neighbors)
The Green Bean
East Market Street
North George Street
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,
Surrounding areas for antiques
Wrightsville, Columbia, Carlisle, Shrewsbury, New Oxford, Adamstown, Gettysburg, and Lancaster.
Never heard of 'em? Neither did I, until I moved to York. padutch.com
Trash to Treasures
Tony’s Philadelphia Street, Resource York, Pershing Street
Art and Inspiration
343 West Market Streeet,
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?
York County Heritage Trust
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
258 West Market Street
Studio Gallery 234
York Art Association
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
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.