Yorktown is in York County located in the Hampton Roads region of
Virginia and situated between the James and York Rivers as well as the
Immerse yourself in 300 years of history and enjoy lodging in a hotel
or bed and breakfast nestled among the village streets and paths or
overlooking the York River. Here you can experience 18th Century homes
and revolutionary battlefields. Picturesque streets are the backdrop for
art galleries, antique and specialty shops. Visit the museums offering
hands on programs and exhibits. Stroll along the scenic riverwalk and
relax on the sandy beach at river’s edge. Take a ride on our free
trolley then march to the beat of the Fifes and Drums during one of
their performances. After working up an appetite, dine at one of our
charming restaurants, some with a view of the York River.
The Yorktown Victory Center chronicles the history of the Revolutionary War and the last battle that secured our nation's independence from British rule.