As your Realtor I want to do more than just sell you a home. I want to help you learn about your new community, and be your point of reference for all things in your new community! Below you will find links to our favorite local York County things to do.

York County PA Real Estate Information

Home Sales by McBride gives you great information about the York PA Real Estate market. Updated almost every day, look here for the latest and great techniques for how to sell your home, purchase a home, market statistics, open houses and community events!

Things to Do in York County, PA

Downtown York PA has some great events, unique shops and dining experiences. Just 20 minutes North from most spots in Southern York County, downtown York gives you the feel of city life, without having to travel to Baltimore or Harrisburg. Check this link out for events in Downtown York.

York PA Convention and Visitors Bureau From motorcycles to potato chips, York County offers a glimpse behind the scenes at the making of some of America’s favorite products. York County is also home to the Mason Dixon Wine Trail and Susquehanna Ale Trail all in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch Country Roads Region.

Arts & Entertainment

York Area Movie Theaters

DreamWrights Youth and Family Theater

Eichelberger Performing Arts Center

Flipside – Find all of the events in and around York, PA.

Hershey Park

Sight & Sound Theater

The Strand-Capital Performing Arts Center

York Art Association

York Expo Center

York Fair

York Little Theater

York Symphony Orchestra

Dining and Date Night

Mason Dixon Family Restaurant

Unpretentious neighborhood restaurant, with professional and courteous services, a welcoming, comfortable atmosphere, and an affordable menu with honest and simple preparations. My wife has been eating the French onion soup there since she was a teenager, and still makes sure to get a crock each time we go there for dinner.

White Rose Bar and Grill offers one of the most unique dining experiences in York County PA. Amazing atmosphere, amazing food, amazing service. One of our favorites is the Lava Rock!

Seven Sports Bar & Grille is in Southern York County. This is one of my favorites. They have one of the best mac & cheese sides that we have ever had. The place is beautiful with a huge granite bar, brick walls, and a great atmosphere. They have recently expanded to include outdoor seating and offer IPA’s that are brewed in house. I can’t go here without getting the filet!

The Left Bank in downtown York is known for a high end dining experience in a great atmosphere. This Restaurant is owned by Chef David Albright, and provides a cosmopolitan dining atmosphere and features a wide variety of international cuisine. Make sure to make a reservation for this one!

Ice Cream & More

Bonkey’s Ice Cream and Snoballs

Beck’s Ice Cream Parlor and Restaurant

Carman’s Ice Cream

Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream & Yogurt & Yogurt

Jim Mack’s Ice Cream

Sweet Frog Frozen Yogurt

Sports & Family Fun

York Revolution is York County’s baseball team. A great local Atlantic League team with a stadium in downtown York. A great place to go with friends and family.

Rountop Mountain Resort


Colonial Park Lanes East

Suburban Bowlerama

Fountainblu Skating Arena

York City Ice Arena

Outdoor Recreation

York County Heritage Rail Trail

York County Parks York County Parks operates 11 parks with over 4,300 acres, two museums, a nature center and a historic site.

Shanks Mare is a local outfitter that encourages you to Go Play Outside. They offer workshops, Kayaking rentals and lessons, hiking adventures, geo tagging, and more.

Nixon Park Nature Center

Codorus State Park

Lake Redman Boat Rental Facility


Heritage Hills is a great local resort offering golf, great indoor and outdoor dining, lodging, and seasonal snow tubing at Avalanche Express. Heritage Hills also has a family entertinment center, wedding facilities and a spa. One of our favorite places to spend a Sunday afternoon for brunch in the summer.

Briarwood Golf Course Need more than 18 holes to get your fix? Checkout the 36 championship holes at Briarwood Golf Course.

Royal Manchester is the newest addition to York County PA’s large selection of golf courses.

Bon Air Country Club

The Bridges Golf Club, Guest Quarters, & Green Horizon Grill

Honey Run Golf Course

Pleasant Valley Golf Course

Local Attractions

Gettysburg National Military Park

Steam Into History Inc

Utz Chips

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course

Indian Steps Museum

Miller Plant Farm

Perrydell Farm and Dairy

Stauffer’s Cookie Outlet

Turkey Hill Experience

York Based News

WGAL News 8 Serves South Central PA with news, weather, and sports updates.

WPMT Fox 43 is a York based news station featuring news at 10, weather, and sports.

York Daily Record is York’s hometown newspaper.

There are a couple ways to get the paper. You can sign up online at

Local Markets & Winery’s

Markets at Shrewsbury is located on the Susquehanna Trail South between Exit 4 and 8 of I83. The Markets offer Amish made furniture, food stands, Naylors Wine, candy, baked goods, and more. Join them for events like car shows, yard sales, the Irish Festival, and more.

Central Market in downtown York PA is a favorite spot for many. The market offers local meats and produce, Bairs Famous Chicken, art, a coffee house, Mudhook Brewing Co., Roburritos and more !!

Brown’s Orchard and Farm Market in Loganville PA. Browns offers a wide variety of fresh fruits, vegetables, baked goods, sandwiches, soups, and more. They hold regular events such as the strawberry festival. You can spend the day picking apples and pumpkins in the fall. The summer time brings amazing produce! They also have a coffee shop and a wine shop, Logan ‘s View Winery. Logan’s View offers samples of various selections and has my wife’s favorite Apple Wine.

Naylors Winery and Vineyard offers a great selection of wines as well as wine making supplies. The vineyard in Stewartstown PA has a great summer concert series. Naylors is also a favored spot for weddings, my brother in law was married there!


Christmas Tree Hill

The Outlets at Gettysburg

Markets at Shrewsbury

North Hanover Mall

West Manchester Mall

York Galleria Mall


School Districts

Dallastown Area Schools

Southern York County School District

York Suburban Area Schools

Red Lion Area Schools

West York Area Schools

Central York School District

York City SchoolsNortheastern Schools

Spring Grove Area Schools

Hanover Public Schools

Southeastern School District

Southwestern Schools

York College of Pennsylvania

HACC York Campus

Penn State University, York Campus

Lincoln Intermediate U

York County School Of Technology

Please feel free to contact me with any questions!