Lancaster and Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Hudson, New York
As the first city chartered by the newly independent United States after the Revolution, Hudson, New York, boasts a historic pedigree, and has the goods to prove it. The Hudson Antiques & Art Dealers Association comprises more than 60 members, and the restored city center is a delightful backdrop for seeking out early American furniture as well as midcentury modern gems.
Wayne County, Indiana
Boston and Brimfield, Massachusetts
It’s not surprising that a wealth of antiques can be found in Boston, one of our nation’s oldest, most historic cities. Don't make the mistake of limiting your browsing to the city center, though. Be sure to check out Brimfield, an hour and a half away, which is home to a number of antiques stores as well as America’s oldest outdoor flea market, which is held on select days in May, July, and September.
Charleston, South Carolina
For Southern elegance and gracious antiquing, head to King Street in Charleston, South Carolina, which specializes in high-end boutiques that carry vintage furnishings, decorative accents, and fine china. Don’t miss out on heritage establishments, such as George C. Birlant & Co., founded in 1922.
New Orleans, Louisiana
West Palm Beach, Florida
West Palm Beach is a destination for snowbirds—and serious antiquers. The city’s Antique Row has more than 40 shops displaying goods from the 17th through 20th centuries, and ranks high on “best of ” lists, including those compiled by Condé Nast Traveler, Architectural Digest, and The New York Times.
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Sonoma County, California
New York City
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