Posted: 11/15/2021 | by Katie

Give the Perfect Lancaster County Gift

Great gifts for all the people on your list!

From Secret Santa gifts to a special something for your special someone, it can be tough to find the item that will make the recipient smile. Never fear! We’re here to help. We’ve collected a few idea from across the county for you to consider.

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Give the Perfect Lancaster County Gift

For the host/hostess

Tis the season for holiday parties, and no one likes to show up empty handed. Here are some small gift ideas for your favorite hostess-with-the-mostess.

Jam Lovers Basket from Kitchen Kettle Village
3529 Old Philadelphia Pk., Intercourse

Infused olive oils & balsamic from Olio Olive Oil & Balsamics
41 S. Broad St., Lititz

A tea set from Spice & Tea Exchange
120 W. Orange St., Lancaster

Annual Lancaster Central Market Cookbook
23 N. Market St., Lancaster

Delicious chocolates from Wilbur
45 N. Broad St, Lititz

Coffee Beans from Lancaster County Coffee Roasters
23 N. Market St., Lancaster

Home Décor from Bunyaad Fair Trade Rugs & Home Décor
19 East Main St., Lititz, PA 17532

A dozen cookies from Taylor Chip
Get them shipped directly to whomever you're gifting or pick up locally in Lancaster or Gordonville.

Bottle of Wine from one of Lancaster County's Wineries

One-of-a-Kind Handcrafted Item from Ephrata Cloister Museum Store

Gift Card to a local restaurant

For the Kids

Looking for something unique to give your children this season? Why not try a giving an experience you can do together or a specially crafted item.

Dutch Wonderland Tickets or Season Passes
2249 Lincoln Hwy., Lancaster

Tickets to Turkey Hill Experience
301 Linden St., Columbia

Alpaca wool gloves or socks from Eastland Alpacas
2089 Risser Mill Rd., Mount Joy

Handmade Marble Track from Lapp’s Toys
2220 Horseshoe Rd., Lancaster

Lancaster Barnstormers Game at Clipper Magazine Stadium
650 North Prince St., Lancaster, PA 17603

Indoor Adventure at Go 'N Bananas
2913 Spooky Nook Rd., Manheim PA 17545

Outdoor Adventure at Refreshing Mountain
455 Camp Rd., Stevens, PA 17578

A train ride at Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Rd, Ronks

For the Hipster

We all know have those friends or family members who seem effortlessly cool. Dressing in trend-setting fashions and knowing all the up-and-coming new artists to listen to. Here are a few suggestions we have for the hipsters in your life.

Handmade jewelry from Mio Studio
154 N. Prince St., Lancaster

Hand-crafted leather bag from Forest Hill Leather Craft
225 Forest Hill Rd., Bird-in-Hand

Vintage paperback or music on vinyl from DogStar Books
401 W. Lemon St., Lancaster

Beers from one of our breweries
1701 Columbia Ave., Lancaster

Local fare from Lemon Street Market
241 W. Lemon St., Lancaster

Screen-printed tee from Foxduck
11 W. King St., Lancaster

Local art from Freiman Stoltzfus
142 N Prince St, Lancaster

Handcrafted goods from the artisans at Prussian Street Arcade
49 N Main St, Manheim

Of course this is just a small sampling of the wonderful gifts available in Lancaster. Browse our list of shops for more idea and to plan your shopping trip.

For the Explorer or Adventurer

Gift the gift of an experience this holiday season!

On the Naughty List at Prima Theatre
A fresh and exciting in-person experience, mashing up a holiday concert with a comedic and provoking TED talk. The brand-new show features two singers and a speaker supported by projections, special effects, and set elements from Atomic Design of Rock Lititz. "On The Naughty List" promises enlightening revelations on the classic Christmas story and a rousing good time to energize your season. The show’s premise is that people on “the naughty list” change the world, which begs the question what list we want to be on.

Ziplining at Refreshing Mountain
Come zipline with us at Refreshing Mountain for our holiday special! Five years ago we decorated a few of our cabins with Christmas Lights. We were reminded that we all need more Light in our lives, so each year we’ve added more lights and more activities as the tradition grew.

One-of-a-Kind Tour with LoKal Experiences
LoKal Experiences is Lancaster’s premier authentic experience tour company! If you are looking for a true experiences away from traditional tourist areas, these are the experiences for you!

A Scenic Ride with Strasburg Scooters Tours
Enjoy a guided scooter tour on the back roads of Amish Country. Hop onto a 50cc scooter for exceptional views of the countryside, including Amish farms and schoolhouses, as well as an insightful look at some of Lancaster County's oldest covered bridges.

A Mystery to be Solved at Escape Room Lancaster
Escape Room Lancaster is a unique interactive, entertainment experience that will give participants the opportunity to select from 3 customized rooms, each with a unique goal to be solved within 1 hour. As the suspense and adrenaline builds, you will work as a team using your wits, intuition, logic, and communication with team members to solve puzzles and connect clues before the time runs out.

An Outdoor Adventure with Adventure Explorations
Adventure Explorations is a multi-disciplined, concierge adventure company with expert guides and high-quality equipment. They will create exciting and memorable experiences while you enjoy Lancaster.

Hot Air Balloon Ride with Balloon Rides Daily with the US Hot Air Balloon Team
A once in a lifetime experience. Relax and enjoy the exhilaration of floating effortlessly over Lancaster County's picturesque Amish farmland. Wave from aloft to earth bound spectators, and farmers working in their fields.

Click the following to find more shows, tours, art exhibits, and things to do in Lancaster County!

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