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Harley-Davidson Motor Company

1425 Eden Road, York, PA
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Ranked #1 of 5 Activities in York
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Factory Tours
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Shopping
Owner description: Established as an assembly facility in 1973, Harley-Davidson Vehicle Operations in York, PA assembles the Touring, Softail(R), CVO™ and Trike models.... more » Owner description: Established as an assembly facility in 1973, Harley-Davidson Vehicle Operations in York, PA assembles the Touring, Softail(R), CVO™ and Trike models. They also perform a variety of manufacturing operations - making parts like frames, fuel tanks, and fenders. At the Vaughn L. Beals Tour Center, you'll explore exhibits that detail the manufacturing and assembly processes of the factory. You'll also have the chance to sit on current production motorcycles and visit the gift shop for tour-related souvenirs. The Kids Corner, a specially designed area for visitors under the age of 12, makes the York facility an ideal family destination. Your factory tour begins with an introductory video and continues on the factory floor where you'll get a behind-the-scenes look at the people, processes and products of Vehicle Operations. You'll be guided through the manufacturing of key components and the assembly of Softail, Touring, CVO and Trike motorcycles. Then it's on to the end of the line, where every motorcycle is roll-tested prior to shipping. Over the years, thousands of Harley-Davidson enthusiasts have made the journey to York, Pennsylvania to witness passion forged in steel. « less
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York, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

Harley Davidson in York offers two different tours, one hour free tour and a two hour steel toe toe for $30.00. The free tour is first come/first serve. They generally only do only two steel toe daily, so make reservations at their website. You are required to wear safety vest, goggles, and slip on steel toe covers for your shoes... More

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Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

Didn't know there was a factory tour in York, Pa. What a wonder full surprise and a great experience. Not a big bike enthusiast but loved the tour. Watching them build a chopper from the first piece to the finished road hog was fascinating. A not to miss if you are in the area.

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Atlanta, Georgia
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 NEW

I went with a group of friends while I was in York and at first I really didn't want to go but I went anyway and boy was I amazed. The factory tour was so cool I would have never thought that I would be interested in any of it.I even bought a souvenir. Crazy how one experience can change... More

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66 reviews 66 reviews
8 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

Tickets are on a first come first served basis with no advance booking between 9am and 2pm. Cameras and phones are deposited in secure storage whilst touring the factory. Factory does not work on Fridays but there are still tours around. Good informative tour with every opportunity to ask questions and see how Harleys are made

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Bristol, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

It's always fun to get the Harley out & this day we decided to take a run to York PA & experience the factory tour. There were people from all age groups arriving on all types of bikes. Harley offered test drives, food vendors, merchandise vendors and live music. The factory tour was free and offered great insight on how... More

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Keizer, Oregon
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318 reviews 318 reviews
163 attraction reviews
184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

Went to the Harley Davidson factory today in York, PA and even though I ride a triumph I have to admit that was an amazing tour of very impressive manufacturing techniques. Our tour guides were John and Dawn and I'm on month six of a six month road trip of the U.S. and Europe and I would rate our tour... More

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Struthers, Ohio, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

"Harley a surprise" if your a cycle enthusiast and even if you're not you will be once you take this free tour. It's no less than utterly amazing and awe-filled seeing how they create an American Tradition in only hours. You don't want to miss this even if you're only traveling through the area. It's definitely worth the detour to... More

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New Jersey, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This is a very informative tour. You watch a brief video about the history of Harley-Davidson and then they take you right out onto the factory floor to tour the different production areas.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

neither my wife nor myself are big Harley fans but we had to admit the tour was well worth the time and we are glad that we stopped by. My wife told me as we left that she was impressed with their attention to quality. The staff were all very friendly and great ambassadors for Harley Davidson.

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Oak Hall, Virginia, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We found the tour very informative and enjoyable. Our tour guide was very personable and willing to answer questions. Enjoyed learning about the history of Harley-Davidson. Enjoyed the gift shop at the end; sorry we didn't buy a t-shirt from this plant since I don't think they're available online. You can take pictures of your family on one of two... More

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