Best Shopping Areas

VL-Shopping Area

From giant shopping malls to funky antique shops, Lancaster County abounds with places to shop. Here are the major locations for retail therapy.

Antiquing in Adamstown

This stretch of Route 272 near the Pennsylvania Turnpike features antiques galore and calls itself “Antiques Capital USA.”

Rte. 272, Adamstown, PA 19501

Antiquing in Columbia

This borough along the Susquehanna River boasts numerous places that sell antiques.

Downtown Columbia

Bird-in-Hand

This quaint village includes shops with antiques and local crafts.

Rte. 340, Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505

Downtown Lancaster

Sample the many restaurants, retailers and galleries in this historic city.

Downtown Lancaster

Downtown Lititz

Voted America’s Coolest Small Town in 2013, Lititz boasts plenty of small shops and businesses.

Downtown Lititz

Kitchen Kettle Village

Stoll through this outdoor shopping village, filled with homemade Lancaster County food.

3529 Old Philadelphia Pike, Intercourse, PA 17529

(717) 768-8261

Park City Center

The county’s largest shopping mall is anchored by five department stores: The Bon-Ton, Boscov’s, J.C. Penney, Kohl’s and Sears

142 Park City Center, Lancaster, PA 17601

(717) 393-3851

Rockvale Outlets

Dozens of well-known retailers offer discounted merchandise at the area’s largest outlet mall.

35 S Willowdale Dr, Lancaster, PA 17602

(717) 293-9292

Root’s Country Market & Auction

A farmers market open Tuesdays, Root’s is filled with bakeries, delis, butchers, produce, collectibles and antiques.

705 Graystone Rd, Manheim, PA 17545

(717) 898-7811

Tanger Outlets

Like the neighboring Rockvale Outlets, this outlet mecca attracts shoppers from miles around.

311 Stanley K. Tanger Blvd, Lancaster, PA 17602

(717) 392-7260

— Paula Wolf