Be sure to check out the farm fresh produce at roadside stands or farmers markets.
Lancaster Central Market (www.cityoflancasterpa.com) - 717-291-4723. You'll find meats, vegetables, baked goods from Lancaster County in America's oldest continuously operated farmers market.
Bird-in-Hand Farmers Market (www.birdinhandfarmersmarket.com)
Kauffman's Fruit Farm (www.kauffmansfruitfarm.com) - owned and operated by Amish/Mennonites specializing in fruits from their orchards.
Miller's Natural Foods - 717-768-7582, 2338 Miller Lane, Bird-in-Hand, PA. An Amish store selling fruit, cheese, bulk foods, and natural foods.
Root's Market (www.rootsmarket.com) - Open on Tuesday's year-round - excellent choice of place to find produce, shrubbery, meats and cheeses, household items.
Green Dragon Market (www.greendragonmarket.com) - a little of everything, including a flea market.
Three of my favorite gift shops here in Lancaster County are:
Perhaps you like antiques and would like to find something you've been yearning to have.
Strasburg Antique Market - 717-687-5624, 207 Georgetown Road, Strasburg, PA 17579
Zieglers in the Country (www.zieglersantiques.com)
Burning Bridge Antiques (www.burningbridgeantiques.com) - 717-684-7900 - 304 Walnut Street, Columbia, PA 17512
Cackleberry Farm Antiques (www.cackleberryfarmantiquemall.com) - 717-442-8805, 5003 Lincoln Hwy., Parkesburg, PA 19365
Renningers Antiques (www.renningers.com) - 717-336-2117 - Open every Sunday till 4PM
Shupps Grove (www.shuppsgrove.com) -717-484-4115 - Open Sat. & Sun. Apr. - Oct.
Stoudts Black Angus Mall (www.stoudtsblackangusantiques.com) - 717-484-4386