Virginia September 06, 2019
Virginia’s Bargain Hunters Road Trip Takes You To Some Of The Best Thrift Stores In The State
How far would you drive for a great deal on clothes, shoes, accessories, or antiques? With this nifty road trip as your guide, you can map out just how far it will take you to reach some of the very best thrift stores in Virginia. Or better yet, visit all of the stops in one convenient trip and make a day of it. Just be sure to make plenty of room in your car, considering you’re bound to discover more than a few treasures on this bargain hunters road trip through Virginia. Let’s go!
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1. Second Chance Thrift (Virginia Beach)
Our road trip begins in Virginia Beach, with a stop at Second Chance Thrift Store. This shop isn't just impressive in size, its mission is equally as noteworthy. Proceeds from sales go to support the Virginia Beach SPCA. You'll find reminders of the store's mission through clever wordplay, such as the "Barks & Noble" book section. You'll also find a variety of furniture, clothing, dishware, and more. Address: 5193 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, VA, 23455
2. Thrift Store USA (Norfolk)
If you're looking for a thrift store so large, you might actually lose your way, you'll find it in Norfolk's Thrift Store USA. Measuring 24,000 square feet in size, there's plenty to sort through inside this giant store: clothes, records, furniture...you name it! You'll quickly discover why Glamour Magazine named this spot among the best thrift stores in America. Address: 875 East Little Creek Road, Norfolk, VA, 23518
3. Village Thrift (Hampton)
Established in 2011, Village Thrift is a treasure trove of resold goods. In addition to accessories, home goods, and furniture, this store has a collection of items purchased in bulk that they sell for a 40 - 60% discount. How cool is that? Address: 4205 West Mercury Boulevard, Suite A, Hampton, VA, 23605
4. Class & Trash (Richmond)
Step inside Class & Trash in the trendy neighborhood of Richmond's Scott's Addition and you'll find a little bit of everything. A majority of the inventory is architectural accessories, home decor, and art. So if you're looking for that perfect accessory in your home but don't want to pay a fortune for it, this stop is for you. Address: 1720 Altamont Avenue, Richmond, VA, 23230
5. Low (Charlottesville)
Low might be one of the most hip of the thrift stores on this list. Specializing in vintage clothes, records, and antiques, this is your go-to spot for all things retro. Whether you're looking for a unique outfit or something to remind you of decades past, this store promises to have just that. Address: 105 5th Street SE, Charlottesville, VA, 22902
6. Twice Is Nice (Charlottesville)
While you're in Charlottesville, you'll also want to visit Twice Is Nice. Branded as an "Upscale Resale Boutique" this shop offers an assortment of antiques, home furnishings, and collectibles. And the best news of all? The operation is a non-profit, with some of the proceeds going to the Twice is Nice Fund at the Charlottesville Albemarle Community Foundation. Address: 923 Preston Place, Charlottesville, VA, 22903. You can also visit the other location at 918 Preston Ave.
7. Sequels (Fredericksburg)
Last, but certainly not least, we arrive to Sequels in Fredericksburg, Virginia. This shop is geared towards ladies and sells upscale clothing and accessories at a fraction of the cost. If you're looking for gently-used designer brands, you'll have fun sorting through the inventory of this local shop. Address: 971 Taskforce Drive, Fredericksburg, VA, 22407
What are your thoughts on this thrift store road trip? We know we just scratched the surface of the incredible thrift stores out there, so don’t forget to share some of your favorite places with us in the comments below!