Here's The Perfect Weekend Itinerary If You Love Exploring Mississippi's Best Antique Stores
Spending the day antique shopping is a day well spent. Spending an entire weekend shopping at Mississippi antique stores is even better. If you agree, you’ll definitely want to check out the itinerary for antiquing in Mississippi that we’ve put together. Perfect for a weekend adventure, the route we’ve mapped will lead you to incredible antique shops, great eateries, and historic accommodations. Take a look at the best antique stores in Mississippi:
The 575-mile route traverses nearly the entire state, making it easily accessible for most residents. It’s meant to be spread out over an entire weekend, but if you don’t have that much time, you can
alter the route
1. New Albany
New Albany, MS 38652, USA
Start your road trip off in the charming town of New Albany, which is known for its impressive variety of antique shops.
The Vintage Market
and Riverside Furniture, Antiques, and Flea Market are just a couple of the stores you’ll find in New Albany.
2. Relics Marketplace
248 S Green St, Tupelo, MS 38804, USA
With two floors and 16,000 square feet of sales space,
is one of the biggest antique shops in Mississippi, making it a must-visit. The store includes more than 100 vendor booths, which means the assortment of merchandise is as expansive as the shop itself. Relics Marketplace is located at 248 S Green St., Tupelo, MS 38804.
3. H.D. Gibbes and Sons
140 Main St, Learned, MS 39154, USA
H.D. Gibbes and Sons
offers great shopping and mouthwatering grub, making it a great addition to any antique-inspired journey. Open since 1892, the still-functioning general store carries a bevy of merchandise, which includes both new and vintage items. During the weekends, the store transforms into a restaurant that’s known for its perfectly grilled steaks. H.D. Gibbes and Sons is located at 140 Main St., Learned, MS 39154.
4. Monmouth Historic Inn
1358 John A Quitman Blvd, Natchez, MS 39120, USA
In keeping with the antique theme, we suggest stopping at
Monmouth Historic Inn
for the night. The 19th-century mansion is full of antique furnishings and décor, making for an unforgettable stay. Before heading out in the morning, you can fill up on a "full southern breakfast," which is complimentary for all overnight guests. You can also take a guided tour of the home and its beautifully manicured gardens. Monmouth is located at 1358 John A Quitman Blvd., Natchez, MS 39120.
Get an in-depth history and walkthrough of Monmouth Inn:
5. Natchez Junk Genies
416 Main St, Natchez, MS 39120, USA
A great way to start off your second day,
Natchez Junk Genies
has been voted the "best variety, resale, and antique shop in the Miss-Lou." And after you step inside, you’ll quickly see why. Located in a warehouse the shop is huge – and so is the variety of merchandise. Natchez Junk Genies is located at 11 Feltus St., Natchez, MS 39120.
6. That Old Barn Antiques and Collectables
8 Whiddon Rd, Purvis, MS 39475, USA
That Old Barn Antiques and Collectables
has permanently closed.
Far from your typical antique shop, this one is remotely located and housed in an old barn. It’s situated on residential property and is open "by chance or appointment," so it’s best to call (844) OLD-BARN or (601) 596-4661 before visiting. If you do catch the shop when it’s open, you’ll no doubt enjoy perusing the merchandise, which includes historic newspapers, vintage electronics, movies, books, furniture, home décor, and more. That Old Barn Antiques and Collectables is located at 8 Whiddon Rd., Purvis, MS 39475.
7. Leaman’s Antique Mall
2103 W Pine St, Hattiesburg, MS 39402, USA
If you’re looking for a variety, you’ll definitely want to visit
this Hattiesburg gem
. The two-story, multi-dealer mall is jam-packed with furniture, collectibles, and many hard-to-find items. There’s even an entire room dedicated to books. Leaman's Antique Mall is located at 2103 W Pine St., Hattiesburg, MS 39402.
8. Simmons-Wright Company
5493 Hwy 11 And 80, Toomsuba, MS 39364, USA
Established in 1884, the
is the oldest general store in the state. Still in operation today, it features two floors of merchandise, among which you’ll find an impressive collection of antiques. A true one-stop-shop, the store includes a café, which is open Monday through Saturday. Simmons-Wright Company is located at 5493 Highway 11 and 80, Toomsuba, MS 39364.
So, have you been to all the spots mentioned above? Did we include your favorite antique shop? Tell us in the comments section.
Here’s a wonderful road trip that’ll lead you to some of the
state’s best historical sites.
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What are the most charming general stores in Mississippi?
The most charming general stores in Mississippi include:
The Simmons-Wright Company Store in Kewanee. This old store has been here since the late 1800s and makes you feel like you’ve gone back in time.
“Small Town Mississippi” General Store in Jackson. This is a replica of a 1920s general store and it carries the kinds of goods that would have been sold then.
Wagner’s Store in Church Hill. This store is on the National Register of Historic Places and it once served as a post office.
Find out more about the most charming general stores in Mississippi.
What are the most incredible thrift stores in Mississippi?
The most incredible thrift stores in Mississippi include:
Repeat Street in Ridgeland. This store has over 17,000 square feet of antique lamps, art, furniture, clothing, and more. It also sells goods on consignment.
Consign and Design in Natchez. While you browse this lovely thrift store, the owner shares snacks and drinks to enjoy.
The Junkyard Dog Salvage Company in Yazoo City. This is a playful and whimsical shop with all kinds of odd and curious goods.
Orange Peel in Jackson. This is a hip vintage shop that sells designer items, vintage clothing, and cool furniture and art.
Discover more about the most incredible thrift stores in Mississippi.
What are the most nostalgic malt shops in Mississippi?
The most nostalgic malt shops in Mississippi include:
Velvet Cream in Hernando. This old-fashioned shop has been open since 1947 and is known for over 100 flavors of soft-serve ice cream.
Walnut Square Pharmacy and Ice Cream Parlor in Hattiesburg. Come here for old-timey sundaes, malts, shakes, floats, and banana splits.
Brent’s Drugs and Soda Fountain Jackson. This old soda fountain also has tasty burgers and hand-made milkshakes that are to die for.
Turnage Drug Store in Water Valley. This place has been around since 1905 and is the very embodiment of nostalgia.
Learn more about the most nostalgic malt shops in Mississippi.