Nestled in the countryside of northeastern Lancaster County, Adamstown is known as "Antiques Capital, USA" and is recognized as the premier year-round antiques destination in the Northeast. This shopping mecca is conveniently located just off Exit 286 of the Pennsylvania Turnpike and is home to thousands of antiques shops and dealers. Their treasures of the past range from fine furniture and historic postcards to redware and quirky collectibles. So whether you're just browsing the bargains or are seeking the ultimate find, you sure won't go home empty-handed!
After a long day of shopping, kick up your feet at a variety of local restaurants or Stoudt's Brewery. This favorite regional microbrewery has 20+ years of tradition under its belt and produces favorite local brews, plus a variety of festivals throughout the year. Then, rest up for more bargain-hunting or Lancaster County exploring by settling in for the night at a convenient hotel or charming bed and breakfast.
Antiques Extravaganzas, late April, June and September
Stoudt's Brewery and Beer Festivals:
Antiques Capital, USA: www.antiquescapital.com
Where To Shop
Renningers Antique Market|
Close to 200 indoor and 200 outdoor (weather permitting) antiques and collectible stands.
Where To Stay
King's Cottage, A Bed & Breakfast Inn|
Elegant but warm B&B close to both historic downtown Lancaster and Amish farmlands. Designated one of the top 10 "most romantic inns.
Where To Eat
Lancaster Brewing Company|
Enjoy Lancaster’s freshest, handcrafted beers while dining in a working brewery.
What To Do
Amish Farm and House Countryside Tours
Lancaster County's famous Countryside Tour welcomes you! Join us on our fun, interactive and personalized tours as we wander down less-traveled roads in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch Country.