The perfect destination for your seaside vacation

York Beach

York, settled in 1641, was the first chartered English city in North America. The historic museum buildings are spread throughout York Village and include the Old Gaol, Jefferds Tavern, and the York Corner Schoolhouse. The area is home to some of the finest artist colonies, with many galleries open to the public.

York consists of four unique areas: York Village, York Harbor, York Beach, and Cape Neddick.

There is something
for everyone.

York has been rated the best family vacation destination because there’s something for everyone. Here are some of the attractions and activities just minutes from the Grand View Hotel.

  • Long, sandy beaches
  • Boating and deep-sea fishing
  • Whale-watching and scenic cruises
  • Biking
  • Golf and tennis
  • Antique and outlet shopping
  • Theaters
  • Zoo and amusement park

York events

York Days in July

Local concerts, tournaments, fairs, and fireworks

For info call 207-363-1040

Christmas in July

Annual lighting of Nubble Lighthouse

For info call 207-363-1040

Sidewalk Sale

End-of-the-season sale

For info call 207-363-1040

Annual Harvestfest

Fall festival with a variety of activities, live bands, ox roast, food, and crafts

For info call 207-363-1040