20 Great Shops In The Mid-Atlantic


1. McKay Used Books & CDs; Nashville, TN

636 Old Hickory Blvd, Nashville, TN 37209
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McKay Used Books & CDs is a huge used bookstore famous for their wide selection of books, music and video games. They also have bins of free items.

2. Reflections; Harrisonburg, VA

51-D Burgess Rd, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801
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At Reflections Bridal, Prom and Pageant you will not only find the largest selection of gowns, you will find service that is not available in any other salon around. Your experience at this salon will be the BEST you can find. Their consultants pride themselves on assisting their customers to help them find what is perfect for their big day, whether it is the bridal gown, a prom gown or a pageant gown! Visit them today!


3. Circa; Charlottesville, VA

1700 Allied St, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
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Circa is the perfect place to find affordable vintage treasures. For a blast from the past, visit circa. If you’re on a budget, the dollar room, is always a fun visit.

4. Hi-Ho Silver; Newport News, VA

City Center, Newport News
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Hi-Ho Silver has stunning silver jewelry from around the world. They also have complimentary engraving.

5. Amanda’s Touch; Verona, VA

1561 Commerce Rd. Suite 403, Verona, VA 24482
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There is a reason why Amanda’s Touch Bridal and Formal has been voted “Best Bridal Salon In Virginia” four years in a row; it’s because Amanda’s Touch gives you the ultimate bridal and prom shopping experience.

6. World Of Mirth; Richmond, VA

3005 W Cary St, Richmond, Virginia
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World Of Mirth is full of fun stuff for children of any age. Even big kids like us!

7. Walkabout Outfitter; Roanoke, VA

301 Market Street, Roanoke, VA 24011
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Walkabout Outfitter is a camping and hiking store that also has a wealth of information and tips on outdoor activities.

8. Gladiola Girls; Lynchburg, VA

1220 Main St, Lynchburg, Virginia
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Gladiola Girls has cute clothes and fun gifts. It’s a wonderful shopping experience.

9. Violet Boutique, DC

2439 18th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia
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Violet Boutique is full of cute outfits to splash some color into your wardrobe.

10. Ragged Mountain Running Shop; Charlottesville, VA

3 Elliewood Ave, Charlottesville, Virginia
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Mark and Cynthia Lorenzoni met at Michigan State in 1979, and were married in 1980 after moving to Charlottesville. At the time there was no running specialty store in the area, and with their passion for the sport, Mark and Cynthia decided to open shop on Elliewood across from the University of Virginia. The Lorenzonis and staff have remained committed to providing their customers with the most courteous, professional and intimate service. They continue to adhere to their original mission of treating each and every Ragged Mountain guest with first class care.


11. Chop Suey Books; Richmond, VA

2913 W Cary St, Richmond, Virginia
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Chop Suey Books is a delightful bookstore with an adorable shop cat named Wonton.

12. Fantasy Inc.; Newport News, VA

10117 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, Virginia
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Fantasy Inc. is an eccentric store selling strange and wonderful things. You never know what to expect.

13. Cat Shoppe/Dog Store; Nashville, TN

2824 Bransford Ave, Nashville, Tennessee
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Cat Shoppe/Dog Store is a feline friendly pet store for friendly felines! They also have their own cats available for adoption.

14. Economy Candy; NYC

108 Rivington St, New York, New York
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Economy Candy has a huge selection of candies including sugar free, kosher, novelty and even some nostalgia items.

15. Ladyburg; Fredericksburg, VA

807 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Ladyburg is located in the middle of downtown and offers some of the most unique bath and body products. A lot of their items are handmade, and they also have an advanced skin care system called Crystal Clear Acne. Make sure to give them a visit next time you’re downtown.

16. Mint Condition, DC

103 S Saint Asaph St, Alexandria, Virginia
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Mint Condition may be a consignment shop, but their style is extremely current.

17. Love Esme; Virginia Beach, VA

1628 Laskin Road, Suite 712, Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Love Esme has plenty of cute accessories and sweaters for the fall months.

18. Ponshop; Fredericksburg, VA

712 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Ponshop triples as an art gallery, retail store, and classroom. They feature everything from contemporary art, ceramics, and clothing. Gabriel and Scarlett Pons have something special going on so make sure to show them some love!

19. Freedom Surf, Virginia Beach

1361 Laskin Rd, Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Freedom Surf is the go to place for cool surfboards and swimwear.

20. Chocolatepaper; Roanoke, VA

3565-C Electric Rd, Roanoke, Virginia
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Chocolatepaper is a fantastic chocolatier that also has delicious salsas.

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