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Madison Bouckville Antiques Week

Weekend Getaway: Madison-Bouckville Flea Market

You’ve heard of Brimfield, the oldest outdoor antiques event, and Round Top, the Texas-size market, but Madison-Bouckville is another must-visit flea market to put on your list.   Oh,…

Eureka Old Town

Weekend Getaway: Eureka and Redwood Country

Head to Northern California’s Humboldt County, where the redwoods reign supreme then, visit historic Eureka and experience the charm of Victorian architecture, quaint shops, and stunning scenery. Eureka…

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Weekend Getaway: Antiquing in Wine Country

Wind (and wine!) your way through Northern California’s scenic byways, small towns, and vintage-rich shopping. Well known as outstanding wine country, it’s a can’t-miss area for seeing magnificent…

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Weekend Getaways: Expert Tips for Flea Market Success

Flea market season is kicking off and we can’t wait! If you’re new to flea markets and mega-shows, get in the right frame of mind for the experience…

Final high five

The Year in Review: What We Learned in 2017

Another year gone and one in which we celebrated our second year in the blogosphere. The learning curve is still pretty steep but we feel like we’re making…

Entertaining Ideas: Activities for Holiday Guests

The family’s gathered around, you’ve caught up with folks you haven’t seen in a while and exchanged all the latest news and gossip. But, they’re here for another…

Flea market tents

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…