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Billing itself as "The Factory Tour Capital of the World," York, Pennsylvania, is the home of thirteen different factories open to the general public. Find out how everything from potato chips to motorcycles are made! The free Harley-Davidson Motor Company Tour takes visitors into the plant to watch an assembly line churn out hogs. The York Barbell Factory includes the USA Weightlifting Hall of Fame, where visitors can see such sights as a license plate torn in half using only bare hands.

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Harley-Davidson Vehicle Operations
Harley-Davidson Vehicle Operations
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... 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
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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York County Heritage Trust
York County Heritage Trust
Owner description: The York County Heritage Trust has three museums, four historic sites and a library and archives, all located in historic York, Pa. The Museums include the Agricultural... more Owner description: The York County Heritage Trust has three museums, four historic sites and a library and archives, all located in historic York, Pa. The Museums include the Agricultural & Industrial Museum, the Historical Society Museum, and the Fire Museum. Historic sites are the Colonial Complex, the Bonham House, and the Murals of York. less
Attraction type: History Museums
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Sovereign Bank Stadium
Sovereign Bank Stadium
Attraction type: Arenas & Stadiums; Sports Complexes
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Rocky Ridge Park
Rocky Ridge Park
Attraction type: Parks; Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Lake Redman
Lake Redman
Attraction type: Bodies of Water
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Left Bank Restaurant & Bar
Left Bank Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #1 of 405 Restaurants in York
Good for: Romantic, Doing business
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Mi Caldero
Mi Caldero
Ranked #2 of 405 Restaurants in York
Cuisines: Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Market Street Cafe & Grille
Market Street Cafe & Grille
Ranked #3 of 405 Restaurants in York
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Cuisines: Thai, Vietnamese
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Blue Heron
Blue Heron
Ranked #4 of 405 Restaurants in York
Cuisines: French
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Janina's Fine Desserts
Janina's Fine Desserts
Ranked #5 of 405 Restaurants in York
Cuisines: Cafe, Seafood

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Motel 6 York North
2.0 of 5
Motel 6 York North
$58 - $76
Ranked #17 of 23 Hotels in York
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Comfort Inn Lancaster County
2.0 of 5
Comfort Inn Lancaster County
$95 - $174
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Columbia
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Hampton Inn And Suites York South
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn And Suites York South
$119 - $193
Ranked #1 of 23 Hotels in York
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Hampton Inn York
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn York
$112 - $211
Ranked #3 of 23 Hotels in York
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Lady Linden Bed and Breakfast
Lady Linden Bed and Breakfast
$119 - $129
Ranked #1 of 7 York B&B and Inns

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