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:
- Microfest, mid June, early August, mid October
- Oktoberfest, Sundays in October
- Christkindlemarkt, late November to mid December
Antiques Capital, USA: www.antiquescapital.com
Choo Choo Barn, Traintown USA®
See a work of art in this gigantic model train layout, hand-crafted by one family for 50+ years. With 150+ miniature animations, it’s much more than “just trains”.find out more
Yoder's Restaurant & Buffet
Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with a variety of foods to please everyone's appetite. Pennsylvania Dutch specialties always featured. Open 7 days a week.find out more