AAA Travel Guides
Current Search Destination:York, Nebraska
Travel Information for major cities, national parks and other destinations across North America, Mexico and the Caribbean.

Description
Named after York, Pa., by English and German settlers, York was founded in 1869 by the South Platte Land Co. and was a stopping place for travelers on the Oregon Trail. On the east side of town between 8th and 10th streets is York College, founded in 1890. A 4-year liberal arts college, it is affiliated with the Churches of Christ.
The town also is the birthplace of cinematic pioneer Fred Niblo, who directed silent films such as 1925's “Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ” and the 1921 version of “The Three Musketeers.” Born in 1874, Niblo also was an actor and producer as well as one of the founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Yorkfest, celebrated the weekend following Labor Day, includes a street dance, a parade, a car show and an organized 5K run/walk. Junction Motor Speedway, 5 miles south of York on US 81, hosts a variety of motor sports events March through October; phone (402) 773-5538, ext. 4.

Visitor Info
York County Visitors Bureau 601 N. Lincoln Ave. YORK, NE 68467. Phone:(402)362-4575 or (888)733-9675

Things to See
Anna Bemis Palmer Museum
X
Click to View Map
Top Hotels
Current Location: York, Nebraska
1
Hampton Inn by Hilton-York
309 W David Dr. York, NE 68467
Book Now
AAA Inspector Rating
Members save up to 10% and earn Honors points when booking AAA rates!
2
Best Western Plus York Hotel & Conference Center
4619 S Lincoln Ave. York, NE 68467
Book Now
AAA Inspector Rating
Members save 5% to 15% and earn 10% bonus Best Western Rewards® points when booking AAA rates!
3
Americas Best Value Inn-Palmer Inn
2426 S Lincoln Ave. York, NE 68467
Book Now
AAA Inspector Rating
4
Days Inn York NE
3710 S Lincoln Ave. York, NE 68467
Book Now
AAA Inspector Rating