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1. Kensington Antique Row
The trip starts just outside of DC at Antique Row, which is the area’s largest and oldest antiquing district. The area has rows of antique shops and markets where you can find everything from clothes to dishes to furniture.
3762B Howard Ave, Kensington, MD 20895
2. Emporium Antiques
Next stop is Frederick, Maryland which has tons of amazing antique shops include Emporium Antiques. Located in a historic brick building in downtown Frederick, Emporium Antiques has been one of the best places to find antiques from local dealers since 1987.
112 East Patrick Street Frederick, MD 21701
3. Chartreuse & Co.
Chartreuse & Co. is a family owned antiques shop in converted barns. There shop is now located across two barns and a farm house. They sell items from many different vendors and they get new items in on a regular basis so you want to visit frequently.
4007 Buckeystown Pike, Frederick, MD 21704
4. Firestone’s Culinary Tavern
If you’re getting hungry, we recommend stopping at Firestone’s Culinary Tavern for lunch or dinner. It’s located in an old 1920s building with an intimate feeling inside. Dine on some of their favorite dishes like seafood, burgers and delicious desserts.
105 N Market St, Frederick, MD 21701
5. Hollerstown Hill Bed & Breakfast
Spend the night in the Frederick area with your haul from the day at Hollerstown Hill Bed & Breakfast. Family owned, this inn is in a 1901 Queen Anne Victorian home. It’s just minutes from downtown Frederick and the hosts are warm and welcoming and you will love your stay!
4 Clarke Pl, Frederick, MD 21701
6. The Old Lucketts Store
Day two of the antiquing road trip will take you to beautiful Leesburg, Virginia. The Old Lucketts Store might just be one of the most well known antiques places in the area. The shop is in a restored 138 year old and more than 30 dealers sell their wares there.
42350 Lucketts Rd, Leesburg, VA 20176
7. On A Whim
You can’t miss the charming On A Whim with its green and pink polka dotted barn. They sell a mix of repurposed and vintage shabby chic furniture and home decor.
14920 James Monroe Hwy, Leesburg, VA 20176
8. Roots 657
When it’s time for lunch (or dinner!), Roots 657 is the perfect place for a bite in Leesburg. The cafe serves locally-inspired farm-to-table house made soups, salads, sandwiches and baked goods.
42301 Spinks Ferry Rd Leesburg, VA 20176
9. Middleburg Antique Emporium
Our trip takes us to Middleburg, also known as Virginia Hunt Country. There are plenty of treasures in this bright and cozy shop with 45 dealers selling goods from the United States and Europe.
105 W Washington St Middleburg, VA 20117
10. Baileywyck Shoppes
Baileywyck Shoppes gets its name from the beloved dog of one of the owners and it is packed with antiques, furniture, home decor items, artwork, architectural elements and collectibles in a 4,000 square foot gallery.
21197 St Louis Rd, Middleburg, VA 20117
11. Red Fox Inn
If it’s time to rest after your day of shopping, the Red Fox Inn is a gorgeous inn in Middleburg. There are 18 unique rooms over a few different buildings.The inn has a Tavern on the first floor and the Night Fox Pub, if you get hungry!
2 E Washington St Middleburg, VA 20117
12. Iron Horse Antiques
Don’t be deceived by the outside! Iron Horse Antiques is a huge two story antique mall with a little bit of everything in it. They usually have fresh baked cookies or treats for visitors to snack on while they browse!
9200 Prescott Ave Manassas, VA 20110
13. Mount Vernon Antique Center
We end our trip right outside of DC in Alexandria where you can search high quality antiques at the huge Mount Vernon Antique Center. You can spend hours exploring this massive antique mall and its many hidden treasures.
8101 Richmond Hwy Alexandria, VA 22309