Plan a romantic getaway for your Valentine: Stay over, dine and go antique shopping!
In Lancaster PA, you will discover Antiques Capital, USA, a small town encased by unique antique shops and flea markets that boast over 5,000 Antique Dealers. Situated in the heart of scenic Pennsylvania Dutch Country, the small village of Adamstown is making a big name for itself in the world of antiques and flea markets. Antique dealers and collectors alike have succumbed to the charms of Adamstown. Here you can spend endless days antique shopping through all the fantastic antique stores and markets.
For those who feel the lure of antiques, there is no better place than Antiques Capital U.S.A. in Adamstown, Pennsylvania. Considered by many to be the best single place in the United States for antiques, Antiques Capital U.S.A. comprises an area along Route 272 and outreaching roads. Throughout Antiques Capital, there are dozens of antiques markets, antique dealers, flea markets, antique showcases, and stores. Some are indoors, some are outdoors, some are open only on weekends, and some are open year ‘round. No wonder thousands of antique shoppers from all over the world find themselves drawn to this wonderful oasis of treasured antiques.
After rummaging all day for your antique furniture you will be able to kick back and enjoy the diverse lodging and hospitality in Adamstown, Pa and Lancaster Amish County. With all the various places to stay in Adamstown, from motels and hotels, to Bed and Breakfast Inns and Campgrounds, relaxing lodging in Lancaster County is by no means in short supply.
Adamstown prides itself on a variety of sinfully delicious restaurants, among them is Stoudt’s brewing company, who host a number of brewery tours and festivals throughout the year. Casual dining is abundant at local pa restaurants include the local's favorite Boehringer's Drive-In.
The origins of Antiques Capital started in the early 1960’s when antiques dealer Charles Weik began holding flea markets in Shupp’s Grove. Not long after, Renninger’s Farmers Market began to transition itself toward antiques, especially during the fall and winter. Before long, other antiques markets cropped up in the Adamstown area, such as the antiques mall at Stoudt’s Black Angus with more than 500 dealers. Today, Antiques Capital U.S.A. continues to grow, attracting visitors to seek the treasures that have captured their imaginations.