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On the Road to … Vermont

On the Road to ... Vermont

Antiquing is a great way to get out and experience the history and culture of Vermont. The Green Mountains are blessed with fascinating antique shops throughout the state and some significant multi-dealer cooperatives. Depending upon which area you visit, choose a destination and plan from there. Visit the Vermont Antiques Dealers Association website (www.vermontada.com), AntiqueTrails.com, […]

On the Road To… Connecticut

On the Road To... Connecticut

What better way to experience the past than antiquing in Connecticut. Whether you’re on the Connecticut Antiques Trail or off the beaten path, you’ll find shows, shops, flea markets and auction houses along the way worth the stop. UPCOMING ANTIQUE SHOWS 70th “Papermania” Plus Antique Paper Show www.papermaniaplus.com August 20-21 – Sat. 10am-5pm, Sun. 10am-4pm […]

On the Road to… Madison-Bouckville

On the Road to... Madison-Bouckville

45th Annual Madison-Bouckville August 15-21, 2016 It’s been said that “if you can’t find it in Bouckville, it probably doesn’t exist.” That’s because every year in mid-August, nearly 2,000 vendors bring their rarities, vintage furniture, classic toys, and more to the hamlet of Bouckville for the largest outdoor antique event in the state. But did […]

On the Road to… Maine

On the Road to... Maine

With all the outdoors recreational activities Maine has to offer, you wouldn’t think the state would also be a draw for antiquers but if you’re looking for a wonderful selection of antique shops, noted antique shows, vintage boutiques, ‚quality auction houses, and fun, outdoor flea markets, then Maine is where you want to be this […]

On the Road to… Massachusetts

On the Road to... Massachusetts

Whether your travels take you to Western Mass and the beautiful Berkshires, or to Boston and its numerous attractions, Central Mass and its many antique destination towns, or the beaches and shops on Cape Cod, there is no shortage of things for the antique lover and collector to do or places to visit. ANTIQUES & […]

On the Road to… Illinois

Published On the Road To... Illinois

Welcome to “the Prairie State.” From its big cities to small towns, Illinois offers something for everyone – outdoor enthusiasts, art lovers, history buffs, foodies, antique shoppers… Get your kicks on Historic Route 66 by taking in the many kitschy, interesting things to do along the stretch that runs through the state, walk Chicago’s Magnificent […]

On the Road to… Ohio

On the Road to... Ohio

Known as the “Buckeye State,” Ohio holds a rich place in our nation’s history, especially when it comes to glassmaking. Glassmaking shifted to Ohio in the late 1800s where fuel, railroads, and waterways made manufacturing and shipping more affordable. The industry boomed, spawning dozens of small-town glass companies and earning Toledo (birthplace of the automated […]

On the Road to… Texas

On the Road to... Texas

The Great State of Texas has it all – historic attractions such as the Alamo in San Antonio, world-class museums, the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center in Houston, great food, shopping… And in the spring and fall, the Round Top antique shows which attract over 5,000 vendors and 100,000 shoppers to this rural part of […]

On the Road to… New Mexico

On the Road to... New Mexico

Perhaps nowhere else does art and architecture capture the vernacular and cultural landscape as perfectly as in New Mexico; a place where modernism and primitivism comfortably coexist. The last two decades of the 1800s saw a migration of artists to New Mexico, and the settling of art colonies in Taos and Santa Fe that spawned […]

On the Road to… Georgia

On the Road to... Georgia

Georgia, the Peach State, has a rich and sweeping history that spans almost three centuries and many important events. Named for King George II of England, Georgia is known for peanuts, pecans, peaches and antiques. SHOWS 12th Semi-Annual Braselton Antique & Holiday Festival October 23-25 Downtown Braselton, GA 120 booths. Free admission, good food and […]