Discover a selection of 500 vacation rentals in York, PA that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $69 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in York. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Present-day York provides a peek into the past

It's impossible not to feel the past in present-day York. The city, sometimes called an architectural museum, has cobblestone streets, charming red brick houses and centuries-old Colonial buildings. Many structures have stood since York was founded in 1741, and some York vacation rentals are in the city's 4 historic districts. York, named for the British city of the same name, was an agricultural and industrial town, which today influences the city's culture, heritage and its branding as "the Factory Tour Capital of the World". This is also the Pennsylvania Dutch region, with Amish and Menonites living in the rural areas.

Things to do

Hiking with a side of history and heritage

If you like poring over artifacts, historical displays and dioramas, you'll love the many museums you can find near York vacation rentals. Downtown, there's the Historical Society Museum and the Colonial Complex, which includes several structures from the 1700s, like the Golden Plough Tavern. Or take a hike on the 21-mile Heritage Rail Trail, which hits several historical sites around York. A quick trip 30 miles west will land you at the iconic Gettysburg National Military Park. For more of York's outdoors, William Kain Park has trails, horseback riding, and Lake Redman for kayaking.

Activities

Factor in a factory tour during your visit to York

Feeling like touring a factory or 4? There's Harley Davidson, Snyders of Hanover, Utz Potato Chips or Bluett Brothers Violins, to name a few. If a tasting tour is more your drink of choice, watch wine go from grapes to glass at the family-owned vineyards on the Mason-Dixon Wine Trail. Get a real taste of the city during the York Fair in September, which has rides, street food and live events. And in June, rev your engines for the annual Street Rod Nationals East, when the city is flooded with hot rods.

Natural features

Feel blessed in the rolling hills of this pastoral landscape

York is in Pennsylvania's Dutch Country, which is a misnomer in that the area's not Dutch but Deutsch, from the German settlers who established it. And no wonder they wanted to: this scenic rural landscape teems with fertile soil, rolling pastures, forested hills and flowing streams that stem from the Susquehanna River. You'll love gazing at cows grazing, and there are vineyards, and fruit orchards where you can pick your own goodies. York itself is a land-locked urban area that's bisected by Codorus Creek, another Susquehanna tributary.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around York

The nearest airport is in Harrisburg Intl. Airport (MDT), located 16.2 mi (26.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Harrisburg, PA (HAR-Capital City), which is 19.1 mi (30.7 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near York?

Whatever you're looking for in a getaway, you'll find a rental property in or around York that fits you like a glove. Take a peek at these favorites:

  • Make the most of handy extras like a smart TV and nearby museums at "The Loft At Jackson Farm - Your Relaxing Destination". Located around 40 miles from York, this unique option has 1 bedroom and is a hit with guests.
  • Another great choice is "Buena Hill Homestead Is A Newly Renovated Private Apartment In Lancaster County", which is around 40 miles from York. Offering 3 bedrooms, a separate dining area and high-speed internet services, it has everything you need to keep you happy and comfortable.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect York vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near York?

For a memorable vacation experience, book a tiny house rental in York. A word of warning though — after you've lived the tiny house life, the temptation to downsize and move into one of these miniature digs will be tough to resist!

  • Take time off and recharge at "Tiny Home/rv Close To I81". Located in Darss, a hair dryer and cookware, dishware and utensils are just two of the amenities you can expect here.
  • "Not So Tiny House With Full Kitchen And Patio Swing" in Pittsburgh is another popular option. A separate dining area and an oven will make your stay here more comfortable.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near York?

You'll find some character-filled log cabins to rent in and around York. Get the rustic cabin experience while staying in the middle of nature at one of these impressive properties:

  • "1800's Restored Log Cabin In Woods" works hard to make sure your York getaway is everything you hoped it would be. With conveniences such as a barbecue grill and off-street parking options to make life easy, all you have to do is chill out and enjoy your getaway.
  • Invite your best friends along or get comfy with your honey at "Spring Acre Log Cabin". A smart TV and a barbecue grill are just two of the amenities included at this tempting option.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near York?

Clock out on Friday and then forget all about the office. If it's time for some fun and relaxation, these retreats in and near York promise the perfect weekend getaway:

  • Located 30 miles to the east of central York, "Country View Guest Home" is a favorite among adventure lovers and nature fans. Get out and discover nearby outdoor attractions, including Cornwall Iron Furnace and Samuel S. Lewis State Park. Then, take the opportunity to try golf or fishing.
  • Alternatively, take some time out at "In Heart Of Amish Country, 5 Mile Radious To Restaurants And Attractions". About 30 miles east of York, fun activities around here include horse riding and golf. More interested in sightseeing? Plan an outing to Longs Park and Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around York?

Generally compact, affordable and conveniently located, it's hard not to succumb to the charms of a studio apartment. Get cozy in one of these options and get to know York up close:

  • Get out and explore from the comfort of "Pickett Cottage At Brierfield - Peace In The Country Near Gettysburg". This property is a fantastic base for discovering the sights and offers amenities including a kitchen and coffee and tea making facilities.
  • Alternatively, switch to vacation mode at "In Heart Of Amish Country, 5 Mile Radious To Restaurants And Attractions", which offers conveniences including spa and beauty services and a restaurant dining guide.

There are plenty of attractions around York you won't want to miss. Satisfy the culture buff in you and visit Millbrook Playhouse and Community Theatre League.

Can I find short term rentals in or near York?

Whether you're seeking a compact apartment for you and your other half or a townhouse with space for the whole family, short-term rentals are easy to find in and around York. These retreats make the perfect base for a whirlwind visit:

  • If you only need to stay a couple of nights, "Maple Lane Guest Home" is a great choice. It's close to the center of York, so you'll have easy access to all the best attractions.
  • Another great choice is "Cozy Country Bungalow Within The Amish Community". Round up a few friends and enjoy a relaxing stay near the heart of York.

Are there mansions for rent in or near York?

We've got some awesome mansions for rent in and around York. If you're after somewhere with ample room as well as a serious wow factor, these architectural stunners will tick all your boxes:

  • Character, charm and style — "Mansion On Main Street Near Hersheypark" has it all. Around 30 miles northeast of York and offering a fireplace and a garden, this place is difficult to beat.
  • Alternatively, score major Brownie points and stay a few days at "Historic Ironmaster Mansion, Located In The Heart Of Lancaster County". It's situated 12 miles to the northeast of York and comes with golf, a garden and more.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near York?

Sneak a peek at these large group vacation rentals in or near York and forget about leaving anyone off your guest list:

  • Providing space, comfort and privacy, you'll get everyone's nod of approval at "Country View Guest Home". Up to 14 people can stay at this retreat which has 6 bedrooms, a fireplace and a garden. This group getaway is around 30 miles to the east of York.
  • Invite up to 12 of your closest friends to "Large Picturesque Farmhouse Nestled On 92 Acres In Beautiful Lancaster County" and fill the place with laughter and love. This popular option has 5 bedrooms and is around 20 miles to the northeast of central York. It's crammed with features to keep your group comfortable, such as a swimming pool and a kitchen.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near York?

A pool is often an all-important amenity when deciding where to stay on vacation, especially if you're traveling with kids. Browse these houses with a pool in or near York and fill your days with laughter and fun:

  • Pack your swimming gear and take a break at "Cottage Style Guest House Centralized In Lancaster County". There are also lots of other appealing amenities here, including a DVD player and childrens activities.
  • "The School House Of Gettysburg" is the sort of place you go to leave it all behind and make the most of your surroundings, starting with its awesome pool. Outdoor furniture and a fridge are also on hand to make your visit comfortable and convenient.

York has a humid subtropical climate, with average summertime temperatures hovering between 65 ºF and 80 ºF. But there's no need to wait until summer to visit! Take a look at the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal York vacation rental and plan your escape for whatever season you like.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near York?

You'll always have more fun sharing precious moments with the people closest to your heart. Whether you're planning a family break or taking time out with good friends, Vrbo has a large vacation rental to suit your needs. Here are two of our best in and around York:

  • Get your group under the same roof at "Country View Guest Home", which has 6 bedrooms sleeping up to 14 guests. This getaway is located 30 miles to the east of York and comes with amenities such as towels and a fridge.
  • "Beautiful Riverfront Home Surrounded By Amish Farms In Lancaster" is also popular with families. It's around 30 miles to the east of York, has 3 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 7 people. Useful amenities here include a meal delivery service and nearby birdwatching activities.

If you're in the mood to do some sightseeing, there are loads of family-friendly attractions close by to put on your to-do list. Hyner View, Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum and The Campus Theatre are excellent places to start.