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
A quiet country shopping experience in a 100-year-old barn featuring unique handcrafted gifts and country furniture.
Where To Eat
Jam & Relish Kitchen|
Homemade Pennsylvania Dutch baked goods, jellies, jams, salsas, pickles, relishes and more from Kitchen Kettle Village’s family-run kitchen in Lancaster County, Pa. On-line ordering available.
Where To Stay
1786 The Limestone Inn|
A bed and breakfast in a 200 year old house in the heart of historic Strasburg.
What To Do
Antique shops hosting over 3,000 dealers within a three-mile radius, also restaurants and lodging.