if you go
GETTING THERE

York, Pa., is about 100 miles from Washington. Take Interstate 95 north to I-695 west to I-83 north. Take Exit 19 and drive about five miles into the city center. A good map or a GPS would be helpful for driving to wineries.

WHERE TO STAY

The Yorktowne Hotel

48 E. Market St.

717-848-1111

www.yorktowne.com

Historic hotel built in 1925, with 121 rooms and within easy walking distance of downtown restaurants and shops. Rooms are $119 on weekend evenings in March.

Grace Manor Bed and Breakfast

258 W. Market St.

717-542-0787

www.gracemanorbandb.com

Also in the historic downtown, this Beaux-Arts home has 10-foot ceilings and themed rooms that include France, Asia and Mexico. Rates start at $129.

WHERE TO EAT

The Left Bank Restaurant & Bar

120 N. George St.

717-843-8010

leftbankyork.com

Fine dining. Entrees from $19 for artisan mushroom ravioli to $35 for filet mignon.

White Rose Bar & Grill

48 N. Beaver St.

717-848-5369

www.whiterosebarandgrill.com

Wide-ranging menu with salads, sandwiches, burgers, seafood, pasta and chicken. Entrees start at $13.95.

WHAT TO DO

Tour de Tanks

www.masondixonwinetrail.com

Saturdays and Sundays in March (except Easter Sunday). Twenty-six participating wineries on the Mason-Dixon Wine Trail in south-central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. Tickets ($25) may be purchased at any winery.

We visited:

Moon Dancer Vineyards & Winery

1282 Klines Run Rd.

Wrightsville, Pa.

717-252-9463

www.moondancerwinery.com

Allegro Winery

3475 Sechrist Rd.

Brogue, Pa.

717-927-9148

www.allegrowines.com

Naylor Wine Cellars

4069 Vineyard Rd.

Stewartstown, Pa.

717-993-2431

www.naylorwine.com

Logan’s View Winery

4830 Hildebrand Rd.

Glen Rock, Pa.

717-741-0300

www.logansviewwinery.com

Royal Rabbit Vineyards

1090 Jordan Sawmill Rd.

Parkton, Md.

443-721-6692

www.royalrabbitvineyards.com

Basignani Winery

15722 Falls Rd.

Sparks, Md.

410-472-0703

www.basignani.com

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