Visiting Our Area
Experience the Beauty, History and Charm of Greater York
For every reason….in every season
With miles of pristine beaches, rich historical sites, and one of the world’s most photographed lighthouses, beauty, history and charm abound in Greater York.
Whether spending the day at the beach, sightseeing, snagging a bargain at the outlets, browsing unique boutiques, dining at a wide-range of beloved restaurants, climbing Mt. Agamenticus, or visiting the famous Nubble Lighthouse, York offers endless options to suit everyone’s interests.
Enjoy the Quintessential New England Experience
Seafood lovers and food lovers alike delight in the numerous restaurants that appeal to a variety of appetites. With long sandy beaches, warm cozy fires, kayaking and biking, there truly is something for everyone. As a wedding destination, a place to build a sandcastle, or a getaway, the Greater York Region Chamber of Commerce welcomes you in every season, for every reason.
History Comes Alive
Stroll along quaint York Village- one of southern Maine’s most beautiful main streets- and explore the historic buildings that comprise the Museums of Old York.
In South Berwick, explore the Old Counting House, the Hamilton House on the banks of the Salmon Falls River, and the Sarah Orne Jewitt House in the center of town.
In Kittery, discover Fort McClary, a Revolutionary War fort, which the legendary John Paul Jones sailed past aboard his sailing ship, The Ranger. Explore nearby Fort Foster, once a fortress manned during WWII and now a recreation area. Visit the Kittery Historical Naval Museum to see the importance of our 200-year-old shipyard in the development of the region.