Naval Weapons Station Yorktown 

Provides a weapons and ammunition storage and loading facility for ships of the US Atlantic Fleet
Yorktown, Virginia 23690

Weather/Climate
 
In Yorktown, the summers are hot and muggy, the winters are very cold and windy, and it is wet and partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 32°F to 88°F and is rarely below 21°F or above 95°F.
 
Based on the tourism score, the best times of year to visit Yorktown for warm-weather activities are from mid May to early June and from late August to mid October.
Cost of Living

The overall cost of living index in Yorktown, VA is 127, which is 19% higher than the Virginia average and 27% higher than the national average. 

 
Everyday goods and services can be a good indicator of the general cost of goods in a given city. In this case, the goods and services in Yorktown, VA are 1% higher than the Virginia average and 1% higher than the national average. 
Getting to Know the Area
 
Yorktown is in York County located in the Hampton Roads region of Virginia and situated between the James and York Rivers as well as the Chesapeake Bay.
 
Immerse yourself in 300 years of history and enjoy lodging in a hotel or bed and breakfast nestled among the village streets and paths or overlooking the York River. Here you can experience 18th Century homes and revolutionary battlefields. Picturesque streets are the backdrop for art galleries, antique and specialty shops. Visit the museums offering hands on programs and exhibits. Stroll along the scenic riverwalk and relax on the sandy beach at river’s edge. Take a ride on our free trolley then march to the beat of the Fifes and Drums during one of their performances. After working up an appetite, dine at one of our charming restaurants, some with a view of the York River.

Events

Check out these websites for a list of all of the great events going on in the area.  

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