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 Chesapeake Bay.

Immerse yourself in 300 years of American history during your visit to Historic Yorktown. Stay in a quaint hotel or bed and breakfast nestled among the picturesque streets and paths overlooking the York River. Tour 18th century homes, revolutionary battlefields and museums that offer unforgettable hands-on programs and exhibits, including the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown which chronicles the history of the Revolutionary War and the last battle that secured our nation's independence from British rule.

Shop in our charming art galleries and boutiques, or attend one our exciting events like our weekly farmers market, art shows, wine festival and free summer and fall concerts. Stroll along the scenic riverwalk, relax on the sand or swim in the water at our public beach. 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 breathtaking view of the York River.


York County Economic & Tourism Development
121 Alexander Hamilton Blvd.
Yorktown, VA 23690


(757) 890-5900