For Your Guests

York is a popular seaside resort area for many reasons. One reason is the wide variety of attractions and things to do here. Whether it's a lazy day on the beach, a shopping excursion, or a game of Skee Ball; there's something for every one of all ages. Your guests will have the opportunity to enjoy a memorable mini vacation while in town for your wedding. York Hospital is also conveniently located in York Village should you or your guests require medical attention.

Beaches & Outdoor Activities

The 2 most popular beaches in York are Long Sands Beach and Short Sands Beach. Both are located on Coastal Route 1A and have public parking. There a variety of other outdoor activities here, or nearby, to enjoy. Here are a few suggestions.

Walk Mount Agamenticus
Bunny Clark Deep Sea Fishing
Finestkind Cruises
First Chance Whale Watch
Harbor Adventures-Kayak & Biking Excursions
The Ledges Golf Club
The Links at Outlook


The majority of local shops and galleries are located at Short Sands Beach, York Village and on Route 1. The Kittery Outlets are a 10 minute drive from York on Route 1 South. The following links are a sampling of what you can find here in York.

The Kittery Outlets
Stonewall Kitchen
The Daisy Trading Company
George Marshall Store Gallery
The York Antiques Gallery
York Village Gallery
Hannaford Supermarket

Amusements & Attractions

Most amusements and attractions are located at Short Sands Beach. Whether you have kids, or want to feel like one again, this is the place to be. Enjoy a Skee Ball game at Funorama, walk on the board walk and watch the Goldenrod make their famous Kisses (salt water taffy).

The Goldenrod
Inn On the Blues
Ogunquit Playhouse
Museums of Old York
Stonewall Kitchen Cooking School
York Trolley Company
York's Wild Kingdom & Amusement Park