Best flea market in the US

Flea Market: Top 20 Flea Markets in the US (2016 Update)


Flea markets across the US have seen a a surge of interest in the past few years. Some credit goes to the popularity of TV reality shows like American Pickers, Oddities, or Market Warriors. However, this phenomenon has deeper roots: the country’s weaken economy along with the booming development of second-hand shops, has created a new generation of shoppers who appreciate both the reasonable prices and the fun of the flea market experience. And the best of all is that flea markets often overflow with unsought treasures!

Attending one of the top 20 flea markets in the United States doesn’t guarantee that you will find a hidden gem every single time. But you will probably manage, by putting a little bit of efforts in it and some luck, to find something to decorate your home or offer as a gift.

Flea markets and antiques fairs in the US all have something in common: no matter whether they are brand new or a hundred years old, host hundreds of vendors or only a few dozens of them, sprawl mountains of junk or carefully organized exhibitions, they offer a chance to get immersed in a local community and to be an archaeologist of the present.

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Above all, braving the crowds at America’s liveliest flea markets always provides a great occasion to have fun, watch people, and learn something new! From one-of-a-kind vintage clothing to rare antiques and quirky collectibles, America’s swap meets are full of treasures just waiting to be found.

Enjoy the reading, and do no miss the chance to have a look at our map of the 20 best flea markets in the country at the end of the article.


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