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York County Summer Bucket List

Ready or not, summer is just around the corner! Whether you're accustomed to the heat or you'd rather enjoy activities indoors to avoid it, we have your official York County summer bucket list! Get Festive with these Summer Events York Summerfest is back and better than ever! This year’s festival…

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How to Spend a day in York, South Carolina

Located just 13 miles west of Rock Hill is York, a friendly town that is rich with history and southern charm. Founded in 1785, York serves as the county seat and is known as the "White Rose City" after The War of the Roses in the 1400's in England between the House of Lancaster and House of York…

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Murals You Will Love in York County

You already know that York County has a thriving arts scene, but did you know that there are over 15 murals just waiting to be the backdrop for your next Instagram pic? We've organized them by location to make it easier to find! Check them out below: Fort Mill: Crossings on Main Credit:…

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Tips for the Perfect Tubing Adventure on the Catawba River

How to have the best tubing experience: Looking for an easy group water activity? Tube the Catawba River with your own tube on your own time! We recently had friends in town and instead of hitting the breweries, we hit the water. We bought our tubes from Academy Sports (don't forget one for your…

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5 Must-See Spots at the Anne Springs Close Greenway

Located just 17 miles south of Charlotte, The Anne Springs Greenway is exactly the place you need to be to reconnect with nature. Boasting 2100 acres of pristine land, the Greenway contains 36 miles of hiking tails, a 28-acre Lake, biking and horseback riding trails. Here are the 5 must-see spots on…

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The Best Ways To Beat The Heat With Your Family

When it’s this hot, only the water can cool you down. If you don’t have a boat, here are the easiest ways to get in the water this summer! Rock Hill Ebenezer Park Check out Ebenezer Park right along the shore of Lake Wylie. Get use of their recreational opportunities, such as their playgrounds…

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The Perfect Roadtrip Through York County

There's tons to explore in York County - from our truly unique food scene to our outdoor spaces and attractions. You have to see it all! We've put together a bucket list for the perfect road trip through York County: Start in Western York County to... Take that camping trip you've been talking…

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The Most Insta-Worthy Locations Across York County

York County is filled with iconic landmarks and incredible backdrops that are definitely worthy of the ‘gram. From our breathtaking murals to trendy restaurant views, you can discover our favorite Instagrammable spots around the county! Don’t forget to share your experience with the hashtag…

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Best BBQ in York County

It's no secret that the South is home to some of the best barbecue in the country. Though many can argue about the many how-tos when it comes to sauce, temperature, side dishes etc., there's no denying that York County is home to some delicious BBQ. We rounded up the top spots for BBQ in in York…

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What's New in York County

If you blinked twice over the past year, you might have missed a few new openings that took place during the pandemic. The unexpected arrived in March of 2020, but these businesses and attractions still managed to open up during a time like no other. We have compiled a running list of openings in…

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