York, Nebraska 68467
Nearest airport: York Municipal Airport, Eppley Airfield/Omaha (90 minutes), Lincoln Airport (45 minutes), Grand Island Regional Airport (45 minutes)
Major meeting facilities: The new Holthus Convention Center, Best Western Plus York Hotel & Conference Center, York City Auditorium, Cornerstone Ag Events Center, Stone Creek Events Center/McCool Junction
York is ideally situated at the junction of I-80, Hwy-34 and Hwy-81, the Pan-American Highway. We are literally not only at the Crossroads of the Midwest, but at the Crossroads of the nation. It is located in an area steeped in history, and was indeed a traveler’s stop on the original pioneer trails over 140 years ago.
Top attractions include: nationally-recognized Chances ‘R’ Restaurant & Lounge, boasting more motor coach stops than any other restaurant in the state of Nebraska, Lee’s Marble Museum, a million-dollar collection of vintage and modern marbles, the only such museum in the country, live theater at the Yorkshire Playhouse, now in its 41st year, Wessel’s Living History Farm (named Nebraska’s outstanding tourism attraction for 2009, 2010 Nebraska’s Rising Star Attraction, Nebraska Passport Attraction 2011-2012 and Heritage Nebraska Destination Place 2012), Junction Motor Speedway, Henderson Mennonite Heritage Park, hiking and biking trails, lush parks and beautifully manicured golf courses.
York is also home to Fred Niblo, one of the most famous and prolific silent film directors, and a founding member of the Motion Picture Academy and Academy Awards.
Contact the York County Visitors Bureau for more complimentary information on how we can help you to EXPERIENCE YORK!