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 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 American Revolution Center at Yorktown chronicles the history of the Revolutionary War and the last battle that secured our nation’s independence from British rule.