13 Interesting Virginia Shops To Visit


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1. Thrift Store USA; Norfolk

875 E Little Creek Rd, Norfolk, Virginia
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Even if you’re not into secondhand items, Thrift Store USA is still fun to explore. They offer 24,000 square feet of vintage and antique items. Sales also go towards helping Seton Youth Shelters, so it’s all for a great cause!

2. Politics & Prose Bookstore; DC

5015 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, District of Columbia
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Politics & Prose Bookstore is a bookstore with fun events, readings and book discussions.


3. Quirks Of Art; Williamsburg

1430 High St #709, Williamsburg, Virginia
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Quirks of Art is a colorful gift shop and art gallery featuring handmade gifts and jewelry.

4. Daedalus; Charlottesville

121 4th St NE, Charlottesville, Virginia
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Book-lovers will adore this three story labyrinth of books!

5. Williamsburg Pottery; Williamsburg

6692 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188
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Williamsburg Pottery is a huge outlet store that started as a pottery studio in 1938. They have several marketplaces, tastings and live events.

6. Pufferbellies Toys & Books; Staunton

15 West Johnson Street, Staunton, VA 24401
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Pufferbellies Toys & Books is a whimsical toy store in the charming town of Staunton, VA. They have a great selection of children’s books and toys.

7. Mongrel; Richmond

2924 W Cary St, Richmond, Virginia
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Mongrel is a fun gift shop with stationary, cards, accessories and home decor.

8. Fantasy; Newport News

10117 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, Virginia
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Fantasy is probably the most unique store you can find. They sell incense, T-shirts, jewelry, swords, crystals, books and music.

9. Glen’s Fair Price Store; Harrisonburg

227 N Main St, Harrisonburg, Virginia
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Glen’s Fair Price Store calls itself “Harrisonburg’s most unusual store.” They sell fun gifts and costumes.


10. Easter Island; Lynchburg

5505 White Oak Dr, Lynchburg, Virginia 24502
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Easter Island is an artsy gift shop with one of a kind jewelry, accessories and decor with South American influence.

11. Melody Supreme; Charlottesville

115 4th St SE, Charlottesville, Virginia
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Melody Supreme is a cool music store with unusual records, including colored vinyl.

12. Quintin’s Tea Emporium; Virginia Beach

3101 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Quintin’s Tea Emporium is a tea shop that has loose tea, bagged tea, cups, pots and tastings.

13. Riverby Books; Fredericksburg

805 Caroline St, Fredericksburg, Virginia
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The interior of Riverby Books has an unmistakable charm. They sell rare and used books. You can also find some music in their selection.

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