York is about 95 miles from Washington. From the Beltway, take Maryland Route 295 north. Merge onto Interstate 195 west toward Catonsville. Merge onto I-95 north, then take Exit 49B toward Towson onto I-695. Merge onto I-83 north toward Timonium/York, Pa. North of York, take Exit 24 (PA-238) toward Emigsville. Keep left toward Manchester/Weigelstown. Turn left onto Board Road. York Barbell will be on your left.
48 E. Market St.
Downtown historic hotel built in 1925. Rooms from $93.
200 Masonic Dr.
Located just off I-83, north of York. Rooms from $149.
The Left Bank
120 N. George St.
Fine dining on international cuisine. Dinner entrees start at $17; check daily market fish selections. Lunch entrees start at $10.
Sam and Tony’s Italian Restaurant
243 W. Market St.
Family-owned for 21 years. The Garlic Pot Italian Deli, owned by the family, is next door. Lunch entrees start at $6.50, dinner entrees at $13.
York Barbell Co.
3300 Board Rd.
The York Barbell Museum and USA Weightlifting Hall of Fame is open Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. Check Web site for dates of upcoming competitions.