Detroit April 23, 2019
This Bargain Hunters Road Trip Will Take You To The Best Thrift Stores Around Detroit
Who doesn’t love a good bargain? The Motor City and its surrounding communities are home to plenty of fantastic thrift stores that offer easy access to all sorts of great deals. When you’re ready to take your love for secondhand shopping to an entirely new level, embark on this bargain-hunting road trip through Metro Detroit.
For your convenience, we’ve included an adjustable map of the route
1. Community Thrift Store (37545 S Gratiot Ave., Clinton Township)
Stop in for a fantastic thrifting adventure at this gem in Clinton Charter Township, which offers a wide variety of merchandise to keep your bargain-hunting dreams alive. You’ll appreciate an array of trinkets, color-coordinated clothing, accessories, and so much more when you visit Community Thrift.
2. Fred’s Unique Furniture & Antiques (14091 East 8 Mile Rd., Warren)
Searching for a different sort of secondhand shopping experience? You’ll absolutely adore Fred’s, which is more like a large indoor flea market than a standard thrift shop. If you’re ready to outfit your home with new-to-you furniture at fantastic prices, this is the place to be. With more than three decades in business under its belt, it’s easy to see why Fred’s continues to draw back customers time and time again.
3. Boro (1440 Gratiot Ave., Detroit)
If you’re a fan of upscale consignment shops, you’ll have a field day at Boro. Upon stepping inside, you might just feel like you’ve arrived in some sort of high-end boutique, but the price tags will certainly delight. From shoes to hats to gorgeous jackets and dresses, there’s plenty to peruse - and it’s nearly impossible to leave empty-handed.
4. Eldorado General Store (1700 Michigan Ave., Detroit)
If you’re ready to take your thrifting adventure to a slightly unconventional level, head to this eclectic shop in the Motor City. Eldorado General Store carries an amazing inventory of vintage items and crafty pieces, including plenty of trinkets and home decor that you won’t find anywhere else. Pair the store’s selection with friendly service and you’ve got a recipe for an awesome shopping trip.
5. St. Vincent de Paul Society (15725 Grand River Ave., Detroit)
You’ve likely visited a St. Vincent de Paul location during past thrifting adventures, but the Grand River Avenue shop offers an especially awesome inventory to choose from. Visitors to this locale rave about friendly service, unbeatable bargains, and all sorts of unique finds, from the quirky to the high-quality. You’ll find something here for every member of the family.
6. Nu2U Again Thrift (1311 E Michigan Ave., Saline)
Head to Saline for a trip to this unfussy thrift store, which features a standard selection of quality secondhand items. Whether you’re dropping by to pick up a new outfit, searching for a piece of furniture, or simply enjoying some everyday treasure-hunting, you’ll undoubtedly find something to love at Nu2U.
7. Ann Arbor PTO Thrift Shop (2280 S Industrial Hwy., Ann Arbor)
Nothing beats shopping with a cause, and you can truly feel good about the purchases you make at Ann Arbor PTO Thrift Shop. This lovely locale offers a large inventory, including lots of furniture, books, textiles, and glassware. As if that weren’t enough, proceeds from purchases directly benefit students at Ann Arbor Public Schools.
8. Value World (25646 Eight Mile Rd., Southfield)
As its name suggests, Value World is a bargain hunter's paradise. When you step into this spot, you might be overwhelmed by its offerings - but don’t let that keep you from perusing. The store itself is massive, so you’ll quickly feel as if you’ve stepped into a thrifting wonderland. You could spend hours at Value World and still never see it all.
Our thrift shop road trip features some of Metro Detroit’s best consignment destinations, but we’re always eager to add new suggestions. Were any of your favorite shops left off the list? Drop us a line with your ideas in the comment section below, and happy thrifting!