Destination guide

The waterfront setting of York Harbor is ready to explore

The beaches and riverfront provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in York Harbor. This romantic city is known for its boating, restaurants and surfing. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around York Harbor

Are you searching for things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that York Harbor has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • York's Wild Kingdom (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Center for Wildlife (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • The Ledges Golf Club (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Cape Neddick Country Club (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Wentworth by the Sea Golf Club (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Water Country (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)

Seasonal weather averages in York Harbor

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 81°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in York Harbor

York Harbor is famous for its pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, York Harbor is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • York Harbor Beach (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Long Sands Beach (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Short Sands Beach (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Fort McClary State Park (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Mount Agamenticus (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Fort Stark State Historic Site (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around York Harbor

The nearest airport is in Portsmouth, NH (PSM-Portsmouth Intl.), located 9.7 mi (15.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Sanford, ME (SFM-Sanford Seacoast Regional), which is 18.2 mi (29.3 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around York Harbor, York?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 406 vacation rentals around York Harbor. From 263 house rentals to 45 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to York Harbor?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in York Harbor:

  • Cape Neddick: 806 vacation rentals
  • Hampton Beach: 204 vacation rentals
  • Goose Rocks Beach: 59 vacation rentals
  • Kittery Point: 25 vacation rentals
  • Seabrook Beach: 79 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to York Harbor?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in York Harbor. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • York Harbor Beach: 1,660 vacation rentals
  • George Marshall Store Gallery: 1,655 vacation rentals
  • Old School House: 1,665 vacation rentals
  • Jefferds Tavern: 1,666 vacation rentals
  • Wiggly Bridge and Steedman Woods: 1,661 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in York Harbor?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 263 Houses in York Harbor. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in York Harbor include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 45 rentals available
  • Cottages: 73 rentals available
  • Cabins: 73 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in York Harbor?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 18 vacation rentals with pool available in York Harbor. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.