Yorktown, where Independence was won, is a year-round destination for history, shopping, outdoor recreation, fine dining and special events. Come for a day, a weekend or longer. The peaceful riverside village offers battlefields and museums, quaint shops, unique galleries, casual & fine dining, entertainment and a relaxing beach. Stay overnight in lodging with a river view or nestled in the picturesque village. End your day with a sunset sail on the Schooner Alliance.