Destination guide

Captivating Yorktown will entice you

Take a vacation to Yorktown and enjoy the area's entertainment, museums and history. This welcoming city is known for its shopping, restaurants and beaches. Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Colonial Williamsburg are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Yorktown

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Yorktown a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Water Country USA (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Virginia Living Museum (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Golden Horseshoe Golf Club (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Williamsburg Winery (11.5 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Greensprings Greenway Interpretative Trail (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Yorktown

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, July, June, August and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 88°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Yorktown

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Yorktown is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Yorktown Beach (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Newport News Park (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Colonial National Historical Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Quarterpath Park (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Redoubt Park (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Waller Mill Park (12 mi / 19.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Yorktown

The nearest airport is in Newport News, VA (PHF-Newport News - Williamsburg Intl.), located 7.2 mi (11.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Norfolk, VA (ORF-Norfolk Intl.), which is 28.7 mi (46.1 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Yorktown?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 572 vacation rentals near Yorktown. From 63 Houses to 45 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Yorktown for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Yorktown?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Yorktown:

  • Buckroe Beach: 19 vacation rentals
  • Chic's Beach: 23 vacation rentals
  • Willoughby Spit: 136 vacation rentals
  • East Ocean View: 260 vacation rentals
  • Cottage Line: 57 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Yorktown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Yorktown. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Newport News Park: 621 vacation rentals
  • Hampton Roads Iceplex: 570 vacation rentals
  • Yorktown Victory Center: 618 vacation rentals
  • York County Sports Complex: 609 vacation rentals
  • Colonial National Historical Park: 578 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Yorktown listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Yorktown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 63 Houses in Yorktown. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Yorktown include:

  • Cottages: 45 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 45 rentals available
  • Cabins: 45 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Villas and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Yorktown?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 435 vacation rentals with pool available in Yorktown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.