• YORK Made in America Tour

  • Tuesday - Friday is suggested day pattern

    York County is the Factory Tour Capital of the World. From motorcycles to potato chips, York County offers a glimpse behind the scenes at the making of some of America's favorite products. In addition, York County is a great place to explore the rich history of Pennsylvania and the United States. The first capital of the United States, York provides a number of unique museums and historic sites.  Highlights of your tour could include:

  • Martin’s Potato Chips

    The Martin's built a small factory and expanded their distribution from delivering fresh daily to market stands, to also selling to mom and pop grocery stores. Enjoy Kettle Cook'd chips hot off the line!

  • York City Pretzel Company

    Downtown York’s newest attraction. Guests will have a team member talk to the group and give the history of soft pretzels, describe the different types and ways of making them and even show the group how there are made. Everyone will receive a soft pretzel after the presentation.

  • Turkey Hill Experience

    The 26,000 square foot Turkey Hill Experience in Columbia pays homage to Turkey Hill Dairy’s history while highlighting its ice cream and iced tea-making processes. The Experience includes interactive exhibits (including a chance to make your own ice cream flavor), a café, a gift shop, and lots of other fun things for the entire group!

  • National Watch and Clock Museum

    From the moment you enter our marble entrance way and beautiful rotunda, you will see why thousands of visitors from around the world have come to experience North America’s largest collection of timekeeping artifacts. Visitors can also explore hands-on discovery timekeeping components and examine watch-making machinery. 

  • Sunrise Soap Company

    Sunrise Soap Company offers a skin-healthy alternative to many of the harsh soaps found on store shelves. Made in small batches, contain high quality oils (which are extremely beneficial to the skin, providing moisture) and produce a wonderful lather. The energetic, 45-minute demonstration will show you how these natural oils are used to make specialty soaps and lotions. 

  • Amish Markets at Hanover

    Features over 50,000 square feet of entertaining sights and smells you can only find at an authentic market. Discover exceptional values in a unique market ambience that features over 50 vendors. 

  • Snyders of Hanover Pennsylvania Pretzel Bakery

    Offering an in-house tour that combines the exciting history with the fast paced manufacturing facility.  The tour starts and ends at the Factory Store where you will be treated to a free bag of pretzels at the completion of the tour.  Everyone participating must be able to climb stairs. 

  • Revonah Pretzel

    This small, family-owned operation produces pretzels made from Grandma’s original sourdough recipe. Each batch is rolled and twisted by hand, salted to perfection, then baked and hardened in a heated kiln for hours. The result is a delectable golden brown pretzel with the perfect amount of crunch! Make pretzels. 

  • Harley-Davidson® Motor Company Factory Tour

    Harley-Davidson® Motor Company Vehicle Operations factory tour offers you a behind-the-scenes look at the making of a legend. See first-hand how these legendary machines come to life and take a look at the manufacturing and assembly processes. Closed-toe shoes required.

  • Wyndridge Farm

    Here you'll find a historic American farm that contains picturesque views of green fields and sweet-smelling orchards. They celebrate the bounty of the land; enjoy tastings of their craft cider and beer or dinner where they believe nature should shape the menu. This is an estate farm, supporting and buying from local farmers to give you the very best. 

  • Longwood Gardens

    Explore highlights of Longwood's diverse gardens while learning about our history, as well as plans for our future. Designed to tell the story of how one man's vision turned Longwood into the world's premier horticultural display garden, this tour is perfect for first-time visitors. 

  • William H. Simpson #17

    A faithful replica of the Civil War steam locomotive that carried Abraham Lincoln to deliver his now famous Gettysburg Address. These same tracks carried Lincoln's funeral train two years later.   You can now ride on the newly built 1860s replica steam locomotive pulling two new coaches. 

  • Wolfgang Candy

    Includes a presentation of their history and demonstration of how chocolate is made by hand and candy that cannot be made on a machine. Don’t forget to check out the Das Sweeten Haus retail store and load up on treats for yourself or to share. $5.00 gift certificate for all.

  • Colonial Complex

    Tour the gem of downtown York, once the capital of the Unites States. Walk through the same doorways and rooms where Continental Army generals and congressmen forged history. Included are the 1741 Golden Plough Tavern, the adjoining General Gates House, Barbett Bobb Log House and reconstructed Colonial Court House.

  • QVC Studio Tour

    This has become a popular destination for 1000’s of visitors interested in seeing live TV at its best! Guests will see how QVC products are sourced, tested, brought to life on air, and delivered to millions of customers. See the spectacular view of the studio space from the observation deck, where you may be able to watch QVC programs is progress. ALL WALKING. 

  • Agricultural and Industrial Museum

    Locomotives, automobiles, farm equipment, large and small industrial machinery, and even an airplane recreate this golden era in history. Demos bring history back to life!! The operational 1829 Grist Mill and 1904 ammonia compressor will leave a lasting impression on your visit.

  • New Grounds Roasting Company

    New Grounds Roasting Company uses coffee beans from around the world to produce the finest coffees in York. Visit for a firsthand look at how coffee beans are roasted. Plus, enjoy drinks, baked goods, soups and sandwiches in the store. Be sure to grab a coffee to go or a pound to take home and share!

  • Stauffer’s Factory Outlet

    Stop by Stauffer’s Factory Outlet store where you can shop in their large store which is handicapped accessible and set up to accommodate bus groups. Known worldwide for their Animal Crackers and cookies, Stauffer’s Outlet offers a wide variety of other cookies, candies and salty treats delighting shoppers with every visit. 

  • Bluett Bros. Violins

    When you take a tour of Bluett Bros Violins, Mark will walk you through the process of crafting a violin; from choosing the wood, carving, & tap toning to the finishing process. Learn about the correlation of stringed instruments throughout history as well as the acoustic properties that connects each genre of music.