Best Local Country Stores in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Authentic & Unique Country Stores…shop with the Locals!
There is perhaps no shopping experience that is more fun and unique than a trip to a country store. We have sought out the kind of store that has that “down-home” feeling…where wafting scents, handcrafted treasures, and edible creations fill the senses. Browse through the friendly aisles of merchandise that is unique and hard to find in chain stones that lack character and customer service. Country stores in Lancaster County feature those smells, flavors, and tastes of famous PA Dutch originals…explore, experience, enjoy.
589 Musser School Rd
Leola, PA 17540
Aptly named for its rural location, Country Housewares Store is a wonderful hidden gem that awaits the discovery of those who appreciate quality, simplicity, and value. In a world of crowded malls and overrated outlets, Country Housewares invites their customers to explore their stock of clothing, dinnerware, fine china, kitchen utensils, home decor gifts, cards, books & school supplies, toys & games, silverware & silver sets, a full line of clocks, gas lamps, and much more. If you need it for your home, you can basically find any tried and true item that is quality made and reasonably priced.
The Country Store
3140 Mount Joy Rd
Mount Joy, PA 17552
Until you experience The Country Store yourself, any attempt to describe it will be always be understated. But…if you enjoy variety, if you prefer quality, and if you value neat & clean…you will appreciate all that The Country Store has to offer. From its wide selection of bulk foods to its extensive line of high quality deli items and wide selection of fresh produce, from the aromatic herb & spice room to the ever-changing stock of authentic gift ideas…make this your favorite one-stop shopping destination, conveniently located just off of Rte 283 on Mount Joy Road. Discover everything you would expect to find in a country store and a whole lot more!
Eby’s General Store, Inc.
1009 Martindale Road
Ephrata, PA 17522
Locally owned and operated by the same family since 1945, Eby’s General Store continues to thrive as a vibrant keystone for the village of Martindale and the surrounding Ephrata community. Very few, if any, local businesses in Lancaster County carry on the tradition of the “general store” as faithfully as Eby’s, which still retains the local Martindale US Post Office in the center of their store. It is their mission to provide top quality food and service for a reasonable price and they make it their goal to serve you and your family like you were part of their very own, in every aspect of their business.
Hilltop Acres Farm Market
347 Rife Run Road
Manheim, PA 17545
If you enjoy the look and feel of a country store but like the convenience and wide selections offered at a supermarket, then you will appreciate all that Hilltop Acres Farm Market has to offer. Locally owned and family operated, Hilltop is committed to providing quality, service, and value which keeps their many loyal customers coming back each week for all their routine shopping needs. Monitor their weekly specials featured on their webpage and save significant amounts of money.
Forry’s Country Store
820 Ivy Drive
Lancaster PA 17601
Discover the best in local shopping at Forry’s Country Store, where their many loyal customers have come to rely upon quality products at very reasonable prices. Located in the Hempfield area of Lancaster County, Forry’s is a true hidden gem that opened its doors in 1993 and remains family owned and operated. In addition to featuring a full range of grocery shopping essentials, Forry’s is known for carrying a wide variety of unique country products in their extensive bulk foods and homestyle canning department.
Nancy’s Notions & Clothing
3535 Old Philadelphia Pike
Intercourse, PA 17534
Located in the heart of PA Dutch country and nestled in the idyllic village of Intercourse, Nancy’s Notions is just steps away from Kitchen Kettle Village and is a great place to experience the unique cultural atmosphere of a place where the locals (Plain Folk & English Folk) do their shopping. Nancy’s Notions carries a full assortment of sewing notions, handcrafting accessories, clothing essentials, newborn items, and baby clothes. From timeless classics to meaningful sentiments, you will enjoying searching the store’s large books & cards section.
Country Cupboard II
3535 Old Philadelphia Pike
Intercourse, PA 17534
The Country Cupboard II is your destination for a unique range of merchandise that is first quality. In a throw-away age of shopping at big box stores, loyal customers return to this store to purchase items they know will last for years to come. This is great place for buying the basic necessities for everyday household living. When it’s time to decorate your home or buy gifts for others, you will pleased with the nice variety of home accents and living accessories that can be found at Country Cupboard II. For the children, you will find a nice collection of books and toys.