Alaska can be an expensive state, especially the further out you are from the larger cities. If you enjoy saving while taking a road trip of our gorgeous home state, then this trip is for you! Follow along for some of the best consignment shops and thrift stores we could find in Alaska!
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:
The Fringe, Homer, Alaska
The Fringe in Homer is a treasure trove of fantastic items! A consignment store, this place carries a little bit of everything. With clothing, jewelry, and accessories, you will find everything you're looking for! They even have locally made art ware and music.
To check out this cool store, head over to 106 W Bunnell Ave. Suite C, Homer, AK 99603.
Curtain Call Consignment Boutique, Kenai, Alaska
If you are looking for a designer bargain hunter's paradise, look no further! Curtain Call Consignment Boutique in Kenai, Alaska is filled with amazing items! The walls are hung with gorgeous clothing, and the shoes and accessories are spectacular. Take a look for yourself at 601 East Frontage Rd.,, Kenai, AK 99611.
Ukanuzit, Seward, Alaska
Ukanuzit literally has everything you could possible need- and then some more! This store has clothing, shoes, furniture, kitchen supplies, even Easter baskets! We may have even seen a collection of pom-poms at one point. If you are in need, Ukanuzit has it for you! Go check them out for yourself at 339 5th Ave., Seward, AK 99664. You won't be disappointed!
Thriftwood, Girdwood, Alaska
The Thriftwood has pretty much everything you would want a thrift store in Girdwood to have. It offers everything from old, amazing vinyl, to furniture, funky silver jewelry, and tie dyed clothing. They even sell organic local foods, as well as offering themselves as a Full Circle fresh produce pick up station! If you need a new amp, or even a jade walrus, we'll send you straight to 148 Holmgren Pl., Girdwood, AK 99587.
ReThink Home Used Furnishings and Decor, Anchorage, Alaska
Anchorage was so hard to choose from. This city is filled with amazing thrift and consignment stores, and we honestly hope you visit them all! We ended up choosing ReThink Home for our Anchorage thrift store as this is one of the newer ones in town! They love the repurposing and up-cycling movement, and you can tell. All of their furniture is absolutely gorgeous, whether antique, retro, or shabby chic. Whatever your style, you will find something you love here! Go say hello at 927 W Fireweed Ln., Anchorage, Alaska 99503.
Thrifters Rock Palmer, Palmer, Alaska
Thrifter's Rock is a gorgeous, well organized thrift store located in Palmer. This place is huge! Situated in a warehouse, it sells boutique clothing for every person- including something in the corner, enticingly called "The Man Cave." This little store is actually a non-profit, which is always a perk when shopping. You too can shop and feel good about it by visiting them at 9201 E Frontage Rd., Palmer, AK 99645.
Willow Rose Thrift Store, Willow, Alaska
Making a name for itself in small town Willow, this cute little thrift store has excellent browsing potential. Customers rave about the great prices and awesome selection, and we can't help but notice the perfect Alaskan footwear available. But it doesn't stop there! With furniture selections from high chairs to leather couches, and artwork and gas cans to boot, who wouldn't want to stop by and check out this lovely shop? Duck in and say hi at 23515 Long Lake Rd., Willow, Alaska.
Bad Mother Vintage, Fairbanks, Alaska
Jetting up to Fairbanks for our last thrift store on the list, we head to Bad Mother Vintage, who's upping the thrift store vibe in Alaska. With curated clothing that makes you look like you've stepped out of a magazine, they're pairing eclectic, fun clothing with killer accessories, and even live music nights. Shop here and no one will believe you didn't find your piece in L.A. Check out their excellent selection in downtown Fairbanks at 511 2nd Ave., Fairbanks, Alaska.
Have you ever been to any of these thrift stores? Did your favorite make the list? Let us know in the comments below!