Online Visitor Guide

Riverwalk Landing

River Shop - sample specialty waterfront shops designed in the spirit of Colonial architecture that offer clothing, jewelry, quilts, art, patriotic items, home decor, and more.  2015 Winter Hours Schedule

  • ALEXANDER’S PHOTOGRAPHY (757.898.0632)
    Having been a part of the York County community for 20 years, Alexander frequently uses the York River picturesque scenery as a backdrop for weddings, engagement sessions, family and senior portraits.
  • AUNTIE M's AMERICAN COTTAGE (757.369.8150)
    A unique gathering of handcrafted art from outstanding American artists and fine craftspeople from all across the USA. Watch self-taught artist "Auntie M"  (Marilyn West) produce her original folk art in her studio area or sign up to create artful projects in the workshop area. Emphasis is on using recycled goods in artful ways.
  • PATRIOT TOURS & PROVISIONS, LLC  (757.969.5400)
    Enjoy a guided Segway PT tour through Historic Yorktown or rent a bicycle for a self-guided tour.  Beach provisions, snacks and various sundries available.  Admission $.
    Original tropical, citrus and berry wines...there are NO GRAPES in our wine. Free wine tastings daily.
  • THE YORKTOWN ONION  (757.872.8232)
    As unique to the area as its botanical namesake, The Yorktown Onion blooms with excitement year round offering Vera Bradley, permanent silk arrangements, one-of-a-kind floral centerpieces, unique art, spa gifts, and high design home accessories.  
  • VICCELLIO GOLDSMITH  (757.890.2162)
    J. Henry Viccellio III, master goldsmith and precious metals craftsman, offers a line of beautiful and distinctive fine jewelry and handcrafted
  • YORKTOWN BOOKSHOP (757.969.6626)
    The Yorktown Bookshop is a used book store located in the beautiful Riverwalk Landing area. We have a high quality used books of numerous genres; attentive and knowledgeable staff; and a warm inviting atmosphere where you can browse and relax in a comfortable space. Find use on Facebook at

River Dine – savor dining at one-of-a-kind restaurants, many with a waterview or grab an ice cream cone and enjoy it as you stroll by the river or sit on the beach.

  • BEN & JERRY’S  (757.969.1990)
    Come enjoy a fun place for the whole family. Featuring 30 scrumptious flavors of world famous super premium ice cream, delicious shakes, sundaes, and all natural fresh fruit smoothies. WIFI & ATM. Green Mountain Coffee Café features Espresso, Cappuccino, Caffè Latte, Caffè Mocha, and specialty coffee drinks, all organically grown and freshly ground. 
  • CARROT TREE  (757.988.1999)
    A Yorktown tradition offering breakfast, lunch, bakery and deli items in a new location. All dishes prepared from scratch, including fresh-baked goods, wraps, deli sides, salads, soups, and desserts. Limited seating and a sidewalk cafe. 
  • RIVERWALK RESTAURANT  (757.875.1522)
    The restaurant overlooks the York River and promises a breathtaking view at lunch and dinner.  Fresh seafood, steaks & chops; wraps and more are available year round.  The bar at Riverwalk offers the full menu as well as a special Tapas and wine menu everyday all day. Check out the website for full menus and events.  Lunch is served 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Dinner is served from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • WATER STREET GRILLE (757.875.1522)
    Serving lunch and dinner every day: Sunday-Thursday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., and Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Specializing in artisan pizzas, fresh seafood, tapas and more. Twenty micro-brew beers featured on-tap daily. Indoor and outdoor seating offers a great view of the York River, the Coleman Bridge and Gloucester Point.

For more information on great places to dine in the area, take a look at our YORK COUNTY SHOPPING AND DINING GUIDE.  

River View - enjoy a mile-long pedestrian walk along the York River from the Yorktown Battlefield to the Yorktown Victory Center. Like the water? Enjoy a sail on the Schooner Alliance or make your own fun on the beach.

Up the hill in the village are even more shops, galleries, museums and fine dining. Special events year round feature musical performances, artists, fresh local food, living history and fireworks.

Plan your visit to coincide with festivities to include: Market Days with plenty of local food and more for sale, Shaggin’ on the Riverwalk with beach music and Motown, and Rhythms on the Riverwalk with jazz and swing. Come back for July 4th and Yorktown Day (Oct. 19) for patriotic concerts, performances by the Fifes and Drums of Yorktown, plenty of food, and other entertainment. Holiday events include a lighted boat parade and visit from Santa.

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