If you go to York, Pa.: Where to stay, what to do

April 7, 2011

Want to take a factory-tour trip to York, Pa.? Here’s what you need to know:

GETTING THERE

York is about 94 miles from Washington. Take Interstate 95 north to I-695 north to I-83 north. Take Exit 15 toward South George Street. Turn left on West College Avenue, right on South Pershing Avenue and right on West Market Street to downtown.

STAYING THERE
Grace Manor Bed and Breakfast

258 W. Market St.

717-542-0787

www.gracemanorbandb.com

Charming bed and breakfast with three suites, each with a country theme. Rates from $129 to $299.

EATING THERE
White Rose Bar and Grill

48 N. Beaver St.

717-848-5369

www.whiteroasebarandgrill.com

Casual eatery in historic downtown featuring salads, burgers, sandwiches and pasta. Entrees from $13.95.

The Left Bank Restaurant

120 N. George St.

717-843-8010

www.leftbankyork.com

French-inspired downtown restaurant with entrees starting at $17.

PLAYING THERE
Sweet Willows Creamery

2812 E. Prospect Rd.

717-718-9219

www.sweetwillows.com

Tours from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with a reservation. $4.95 a person.

Sunrise Soap Co.

29 N. Beaver St.

717-843-7627

www.sunrisesoapco.com

Demonstration times vary during production hours, which are Tuesday to Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call for the day’s schedule. Free.

Modern Landfill and Recycling

4400 Mount Pisgah

717-246-2686

www.republicservices.com

Free tours Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. must be reserved three business days in advance.

INFORMATION

www.yorkpa.org

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