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Area Activities

York has diverse offerings for travelers. For an extensive list of activities and restaurants visit the York County Convention and Visitors Bureau at 155 West Market Street, just one block east of Grace Manor or visit,, and

Great day trips and tourist attractions are less than 30 minutes away:
Gettysburg,, Lancaster,, Hershey,

Other nearby towns: Carlisle, Columbia, Lititz, Lemoyne, Marietta, New Oxford, Shrewsbury, Wrightsville, Camp Hill, Hanover, Mechanicsburg, Leola

Outdoor Activities/Recreation

Outdoor Activities

Adventure travelers can explore the Heritage Rail Trail by bike or foot. The trail begins less than a block from our door. Check out The 22-mile scenic route stretches from Pennsylvania to Maryland. Explore the entire trail or just a part of it. Bring your bike or rent a specialty one from us, including a bicycle built for two.

Skiing/Tubing and more

Just a 20- minute drive from Grace Manor, Ski Round Top,
AvalancheXpress at Heritage Hills,


Maize Quest Fun Park, 866-WE-Lose-U

Whoever dreamed that getting lost could be this much fun? Test your navigation skills at the largest collection of people-sized mazes in the world.


Visit for a listing of 12 wineries in York and surrounding areas. Most have free tastings and some have entertainment and special events.

Fourrrrrr, Golf Anyone?

For a listing of golf courses in York visit,

Gone Fishing

Covered Bridges (see menu at left, click on Cov.Bridges, go to the bottom of page and click on Covered Bridges of Lancaster Map,)

Horseback riding

Fairs, Festivals, Parades

Fairs Festivals Parades

You will want to be here for parades and festivals! We are located on parade routes and festivals for St. Patties Day and Halloween. Get a front row seat on our stoop...we provide the cushions.

York Fest - May

York Arts Fest - August

Renaissance Faire, - Weekends August-October

York Fair, - September

Mushroom Festival- - September


Nearby Restaurants (Within a one-mile radius)

Formal-Dressy Casual

Formal-Dressy Casual

Blue Moon

361 Market Street

This romantic European- inspired restaurant is just one block west of Grace Manor. Indulge yourself with this four- star restaurant dining experience. The shrimp and grits and duck are a favorite. Menus are subject to seasonal changes.

Left Bank

120 North George Street

Award winning restaurant and bar named after a Parisian restaurant on the Seine River in France, quite befitting since York's sister city is Arles

Roosevelt Tavern

50 North Penn Street

Four blocks west of Grace Manor. This York favorite has been a staple in the community for more than 20 years. The cream of crab soup is decadent and the infinite basket of freshly baked bread is heavenly.

Sam and Tony’s

243 Market Street

One of Grace Manor’s best neighbors. Make a reservation and just cross the street. This family owned Italian restaurant is one of our favorites. The spicy calamari and portabella mushrooms stuffed with crab are a must! Tell owners Libby, Ross and their daughter Dina that we sent you.


Dressy Casual

Dressy Casual-Casual

Bistro 19

19 North George Street

Cobblestones Resaurant and Sports Emporium

205 South George Street

Esaan Thai Restaurant

30 N. Beaver Street

Lunch and dinner specials abound. Best spring rolls. Don't forget to try the Thai ice tea, mango sticky rice and the homemade gelato.


Brenda's Sandwiches

401 North George Street

Best chicken cheesesteak EVER!

Central Family Restaurant

400 North George Street

Homestyle food with hearty portions

Garlic Pot

239 West Market Street

Lunch deli with great wraps under $6. The chicken salad with grapes is yummy, and the Mediterranean wrap is a Grace Manor favorite. Their food was one of our staples during renovation. Buy five wraps and get one free.


15 South George Street

Sushi anyone? Great tempura, seaweed salad and a Thai version of a banana split
that is out of this world

The White Rose

48 North Beaver Street

Recently remodeled, with a hot chic look that reminds you of a Manhattan bistro, the lava rocks are a Grace Manor guests' favorite.

24 Hour

24 hour


East Market Street

Lyndon Diner

Rt. 30 West, 1353 Kenneth Road


South George Street


East Market Street

Coffee Shops

24 hour

New Grounds

264 West Market Street (our neighbors)

The Green Bean

King Street


George Street


East Market Street

Dunkin Donuts

North George Street


Outdoor Activities

Local areas for antiques

Bastille, King Street, Circa Antiques, West Market Street, Historic Architectural Warehouse, Prospect Street, Finders Keepers, East Prospect Street, Angie’s, Red Lion,
Greybeards, Jacobus

Surrounding areas for antiques

Wrightsville, Columbia, Carlisle, Shrewsbury, New Oxford, Adamstown, Gettysburg, and Lancaster.

Mud Sales

Never heard of 'em? Neither did I, until I moved to York.


Trash to Treasures

Tony’s Philadelphia Street, Resource York, Pershing Street

Specialty Shops

Art and Inspiration

York Emporium
343 West Market Streeet,

A book store and so much more. 19,000 sq. feet - more than 250,000 titles, dvds, videos, antiques, and collectables.

258 West Market Street, located in the annex next to Grace Manor.

Looking for that rare piece that inspires conversation?


Outdoor Activities

York County Heritage Trust

Includes: Agricultural and Industrial Museum, Bonham House, Colonial Complex, Fire Museum, Historical Society Museum, and York Murals. Most museums are walking distance from Grace Manor

William C. Goodridge Freedom House

123 East Philadelphia Street

Home of William C. Goodridge, successful entrepreneur and Underground Railroad conductor.

Police Heritage Museum, Inc.

54 West Market Street

Art Galleries

Outdoor Activities


258 West Market Street

York Art

Beaver Street

Just Brenda

Beaver Street

City Art

Philadelphia Street

Studio Gallery 234

Pershing Street

York Art Association

York Street


Outdoor Activities

Factory Tours


Farmers’ Market

Outdoor Activities

Support our local farmers and merchants at Penn Market, one block west of Grace Manor, Central Market, 34 W. Philadelphia Street, three blocks away, and Eastern Market, East Market Street


Outdoor Activities

Rev up with York’s AAA baseball team the York Revolutions. Sovereign Bank Stadium is walking distance from Grace Manor (about eight blocks) 5 Brooks Robinson Way,

Visit my hometown Baltimore, only a 50-minute drive to see the Orioles at Camden Yards or Ravens at M & T Stadium. We may be able to get you tickets with two-week advance notice.