If you are in the Bath area and are looking for an unusual gift to give to your vacation hosts or something to take home to grandma's garden, then try this store/shop.
They take flat stone (shale, sandstone) and chip and shape it, then engrave it in color with clever sayings and quaint pictures. You can select one that is already made or you can suggest a saying/motif of your own.
The cheapest stone was $20 and there were many in the $40 range.
There are not a lot of places to shop right in Bath that are apparent to tourists.
There are some retail chains like Kmart, Family Dollar, Dollar General and Fashion Bug; there are some specialty stores like plumber supplies, a bakery, a gun shop and a florist.
But if you are looking for malls, then try Elmira, NY or Corning, NY or, farther away, Rochester, NY.
What to buy: Family Dollar is always good for a cheap browse. (330 West Washington Street, Bath, NY)
Dollar General at 7183 Route 54, Bath, NY
KMART at 420 West Morris Street (over by the Days Inn)
A place where you can watch a design being put on a shirt in threads and stitches. As well as buy a gift for a friend. many articals of clothing to look at!
What to buy: School lettermen jackets fully embroidered
What to pay: not as much as you would expect!!