This Delightful Underground Bookstore Is A Virginia Hidden Gem Just Waiting To Be Discovered

Is anything more exciting than discovering a new bookstore in the most unlikely of places? Used bookstores, in particular, seem to hold the possibility of discovering a new favorite read, often with a mysterious history behind it. That’s the exact allure of Mermaid Books, an incredible basement bookshop that you’ll love to stumble upon. Located in Williamsburg, Virginia, it’s the perfect stop for a memorable day trip.

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: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Have you visited Mermaid Books before? If so, we’d love to hear all about your experience there! The bookstore is open Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, be sure to visit their website here.

Address: 421-A Prince George Street, Williamsburg, VA, 23185