Stay at our hotels in York, Pennsylvania, to enjoy country life along the Susquehanna River. From here you can wander a Civil War battlefield or take a leisurely buggy ride over gently rolling hills.
Families staying at our York hotels flock to nearby Hershey’s Chocolate World to sample iconic sweet treats and learn how chocolate is made. At Hersheypark, little kids hug smiling candy characters and hop aboard pint-sized rides while adventurous teens scream with delight on roaring roller-coasters. Guests of our hotels in York can watch legends in the making on a free Harley-Davidson factory tour. Kids 12 and under are not allowed on the factory floor, but they can sit astride chrome-plated motorcycles in the tour center. Our hotels in York are also near Gettysburg, where 51,000 soldiers perished in 1863 in the American Civil War’s bloodiest clash. On these hallow grounds, contemplate President’s Lincoln’s eloquent and enduring plea to honor these brave men’s sacrifice.
Our York hotels are within easy reach of Lancaster County’s Amish communities, where close-knit families live humble lives separate from contemporary American society. Seek out intricate heirloom-quality quilts and rustic hand-hewn furniture at charming shops in Bird-in-Hand and Intercourse villages. Take a driving tour of the region’s well-preserved covered bridges from the turn of the 20th century. Farm stands along the way sell jars of mouth-puckering chow-chow pickles and fruit pies with flaky, buttery crusts. Dine on big platters of fried chicken and brown buttered noodles served family style in true Pennsylvania Dutch fashion in rustic village restaurants.
Book a room in our Holiday Inn® York hotels in spring to see pink apple blossoms pepper the idyllic countryside. In winter, warm up with a steaming mug of hot chocolate after dashing through snowy fields in an old-fashioned horse-drawn sleigh.