Wisconsin September 07, 2017
Here’s The Perfect Weekend Itinerary If You Love Exploring Wisconsin’s Best Antique Stores
There are some truly awesome antique shops here in Wisconsin. Combine a shopping trip with a fall leaf-peeping tour and you’ve got a perfect Wisconsin weekend. We’ve compiled a short itinerary that can be completed in just a couple of days and will take you to some of the very best places in the Dairy State.
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Google Maps only allows for 10 stops, so a few of the mentioned places aren’t explicitly on the map. For example, there are two stops in the Appleton area and three in the Madison area, but we’ve only put one stop in each city on the map to keep it a bit easier to read.
1. Caledonia Street Antiques Mall
Start your trip in La Crosse along the Mississippi River. This shop right downtown always has great bargains and unique items.
Located at 1215 Caledonia St., La Crosse, WI 54603.
2. Antique Center of LaCrosse
Next up is this spot just down the road. Another treasure trove, you definitely won't leave this place empty-handed. Located at 110 3rd St S
La Crosse, WI 54601.
3. Picks of the Past
This place is upstairs from the Olde Newry Gift Store along Hwy 27. From vintage kitchenware to 8-track tapes, you'll find everything you can ever imagine here.
Located at S 519 B State Highway 27, Cashton 54619.
4. Treasures on Main
More than 100 consignors share space in this huge spot for finding the best antiques. They've got so much extra-old stuff, they have what they call the "primitive room." Located at 117 S Main St, Westby, WI 54667.
5. Cider Mill Antique Shop
Heading west, this place is the spot for vintage glass and dinnerware, among other awesome finds.
Located at 4594 County Hwy P (OLD Hwy 10)
Auburndale, WI 54412
6.. Memories Antique Mall
The Fox Valley is home to a few amazing shops and this antique mall is a great way to start checking them out. At least 80 different vendors promise a wide selection of items.
Located at 400 Randolph Dr, Appleton, WI 54913.
7. Fox River Antique Mall
The biggest antique dealer in the area, there are 165 vendors at this awesome 30,000 sq foot mall. Located at 1074 S Van Dyke Rd, Appleton, WI 54914.,
8. Crescent Moon Antiques and Salvage
These folks are all about reusing non-renewable items and ensuring antique and unique architectural items get a long life. Located at 537 N Main St., Oshkosh 54901.
If you're taking this trip between May and October, this is where you'd probably want to plan a detour to Princeton, home of the state's biggest flea market. It's not far out of your way on this itinerary and of course they'll make more than just antiques - but it would be a worthwhile detour on this little trip.
9. Columbus Antique Mall
You're nearing the end of the trip, but make sure you have your stamina for the biggest antique mall in Wisconsin. More than 220 vendors in nearly 80,000 square feet mean you can shop to your heart's content.
Located at 239 Whitney St
Columbus, WI 53925.
10. Antiques Mall of Madison
Madison's oldest antique mall, these folks have long-established contacts in the area to gather some of the most interesting and unique pieces. Located at 4748 Cottage Grove Rd.,
Madison, WI. 53716.
11. Maple Bluff Antique Mall
This spot might require a bit more digging, but with some of the lowest prices you'll see, it's worth the time and effort!.
Located at 1922 S Stoughton Rd, Madison, WI 53716.
12. Three Orange Doors
End your trip at this awesome, quirky little shop that's a delightful mix of antiques and local artisan products.
Located at 2789 Fitchrona Rd, Madison, WI 53719.
Do you think you’ll be taking this antique shopping trip? Are there any other can’t-miss stops near this route? Share your thoughts with us in the comments!