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Weekend Getaway: 20 Best Off-Season Flea Markets

Flea market season may be winding down but don’t despair. There are plenty of great venues that operate all year long (or at least when no one else…

main street of stillwater minnesota

Weekend Getaway: Shopping in Stillwater

Looking for a shopping getaway? Stillwater, Minnesota, is one of America’s Top 10 Towns for Antiquing with several multi-dealer antique malls and vintage shops.   Over 100 unique shops and restaurants…

view overlooking stillwater Minnesota with the river in the foreground, and the town in the background dotted with autumn trees

Weekend Getaway: Chillin’ in Stillwater

Spend a couple of days along the St. Croix River in Stillwater, Minnesota’s oldest town, and you’ll be planning a repeat visit before you leave the city limits….

McKinney townsquare

Weekend Getaway: Shopping in McKinney, Texas

Whether you’re looking for a day of antiquing, a weekend escape, or a festival celebration, McKinney, Texas, is steeped in hometown charm.   One of the oldest authentic…

galena in the fall

Seasonal Sensations: Fun Things to Do This Fall

Once the busyness of summer is gone and the slow dance of autumn begins, it’s tempting to start hibernation habits a bit early. Don’t give in! There’s a…

Brimfield tents

Antiquing Getaway: Treasure Hunting in Brimfield

Three times a year, the small town of Brimfield, Massachusetts, becomes a mecca for antiques dealers and shoppers alike. Brimfield is a shopping experience like no other. Since…

Prairie Pedlar barn and gardens

Garden Tours: A Reclaimed Garden on the Prairie

On an Iowa acreage, Jane and Jack Hogue do what they love: Garden, transform timeworn items into treasured heirlooms, and keep their proud rural heritage alive for others…

Prairie Pedlar

Garden Tour: A Repurposed Prairie Retreat

In the rolling hills of northwest Iowa, an inventive couple sells country-chic garden ideas on a recycled farm. It’s not the glint of the new: it’s a resurrection…

Walnut antique show street

Antiquing Getaway: The Must-See Walnut Antique Show

This charming small Iowa town’s turn-of-the-century buildings, brick and tree-lined streets, country hospitality and existing antique malls and shops are the perfect setting for an annual antique show…

Glass house

Plan an Antiquing Getaway: Our Vintage Flea Market Map

We’ve been planning our trips to flea markets this spring and since we know many of you enjoy them as much as we do, we’re launching our Flea…

Gift Ideas: Commuting and Lazy Sundays

For every Yin there’s a Yang. In this gift ideas round-up we bring you presents for Commuters: here are some ideas that might make getting to and from…

Overview of Hermann Missouri from the winery with fall colors

Weekend Getaway: Oktoberfest in Hermann, Missouri

Fall brings many pleasures in its wake and one of the most enjoyable is celebrating Oktoberfest in a small river town setting amid colorful foliage and an Old…