Destination guide

The theatrical city of York awaits you

Take a holiday to York and enjoy the area's theatre scene, art galleries and live music. Travellers to this relaxing city praise the shopping, sporting events and local tours. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around York

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that York has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hershey's Chocolate World (22.9 mi / 36.9 km)
  • Heritage Hill Golf Course (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Rocky Ridge Park (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • William Kain Park (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Nissley Vineyards and Winery Estate (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Gifford Pinchot State Park (12 mi / 19.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in York

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in York. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Old Hawk Lake Golf Course (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Rocky Ridge Park (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • William Kain Park (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Gifford Pinchot State Park (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Codorus State Park (14.9 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Indian Echo Caverns (20.4 mi / 32.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around York

The nearest airport is in Harrisburg, PA (MDT-Harrisburg Intl.), located 16.3 mi (26.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Harrisburg, PA (HAR-Capital City), which is 19.1 mi (30.7 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around York?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 404 holiday lettings around York. From 186 houses to 71 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to York? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in York. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • York City Ice Arena: 61 holiday lettings
  • Harley Davidson Factory: 69 holiday lettings
  • Rocky Ridge Park: 170 holiday lettings
  • DreamWrights Youth and Family Theatre: 61 holiday lettings
  • Penn State York: 63 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around York listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in York?

Yes, of course. offers 186 Houses in York. Our other popular types of York holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 71 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 71 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 72 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in York?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 48 holiday homes with pool available in York. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.