I love stopping at Ollies whenever I am in that area of Lancaster, I never know what they will have next trip!
I highly recommend though, if you see something at a good price, grab it. You don't know if it will still be there next time, as the stock always seems to be moving.
I have a terrible habit of buying more cook books when I am there, even though I have more than I need at home already. But with Ollie's prices I seem to feel like buying more :)
This store is great; I have been shopping there since I was a young child.
The store is always stocked with bikes and parts, even during the busy seasons.
You cannot beat the customer service; I am fairly sure the employees are mostly related to the owner and have an interest in the company staying in business for generations to come.
You could probably go down the road to Walmart and find it a little cheaper, but at Martins' you will get world class service!
This is actually a Village, not just the name of the stores. There are hotels, stores, and restaurants right on site.
I like to take visitors from out of town here, to see how the jellies, breads and even crafts are made. If you are in the area, stay overnight here too, right in the Village.
The prices are not that bad either, and they display local art and craft items on consignment; these prices are a little higher than some of the local community shops.
The Lancaster Campus of HACC offers a wide variety of classes and even group travel opportunities. They have really expanded their selection and I feel they have something for everyone.
There are group trips with an educational twist, like study a play and then go to New York City to see a performance on a bus trip. The cost of the trips is actually reasonable too.
The only caution, register early! The classes tend to be cancelled due to low participation if not enough people enroll in advance. The trips, on the other hand, book up too quickly.
While recently shopping for a new motorcycle, we stopped at the Ephrata Cycle store. We waited for several sales people to finish their personal conversation before even greeting us.
Once they found out what model we wanted (based on our research on the Internet, etc) they tried to "up sell" us to a more expensive motorcycle. Since we already knew what we wanted, we asked for that specific bike.
The model was out of stock and the sales guy acted like it would be a huge bother to put one on order for us; he really intended on selling us the more expensive bike on the show floor.
We left feeling like no one there cared about our selection, only cared about selling "the bike of the day" to get it off their show floor.
We went to another dealer who was happy to order the model we wanted! Go to Lancaster Honda!
We just purchased a motorcycle from Lancaster Honda and I must say the customer service was top-notch.
There was a huge delay in shipping from Honda, nothing that this store could control. We were impressed with how quickly they did our paperwork also, to get us on the road :)
My husband is very happy w/this place and the bike of course!
I like this grocery store but avoid going there unless they have good sales.
There are often buses of tourists that jam up the store and of course that is not the fault of the store; but it makes shopping difficult.
I have the bad habit of buying an ice cream cone on my way out :) It's like my treat for getting an errand done!
The baked goods are world class. I have served their desserts to guests from out of town who ask me to buy them stuff to ship home to themselves!
Redners has good shelf prices on most items, but the sales are Really Good Prices.
They also tend to stock the sale items in convenient locations, like in the very front of the store; if I can shop for the sale items in five minutes, it really saves me time, which is more money in my opinion.
They also take my coupons without a hassle, yea!
This store is one of my favorite Goodwill stores... the store is always clean. If you join their shopping club they have great sales.
I cannot remember what I paid for one year for the club but I saved that much on the first sale.
Check out the used books, cheap cheap cheap! I read them and then donate them to the library book sale :)
I have shopped at Joan's for years but now that consignments are so popular in this area, this store has increased prices.
If you watch for a sale you will probably be happy with the prices. Also, look over the clothing for some holes, etc.
The service used to be top-notch; lately I have noticed the clerks seem less concerned with customers than their own conversations.