No matter which state you live in, seeking out the best thrift stores can be great fun. You never know what you’re going to find when you’re digging through a box of treasures at a flea market or vintage shop. Most of the time you can also make a pretty penny selling back your old clothes for cash or store credit.
If secondhand shopping is your idea of a good time, get your summer road trip map ready. We’re rounding up the best thrift stores in every state. It’s never been easier to score deals and bargains all over the country. Already have a favorite thrift shop near you? Check to see if it made our list!
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Here’s where you can find all the best thrift stores in every state.
About 45 minutes outside of Huntsville, Unclaimed Baggage is a 50,000-square-foot warehouse in Scottsboro with an eclectic range of items that come straight from, you guessed it, unclaimed suitcases. Once they’re unclaimed for a few months, they’re fair game. The store puts the contents up for sale. And you never know what you’re going to find, from diamond tennis bracelets to designer jeans.
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Second Run is an upscale resale store in Anchorage. This high-end consignment store is meticulously curated under giant, twinkling chandeliers. Reviewers praise not only their prized finds but the helpful staff. Keep in mind that they only have women’s clothing. However, the organization is top-notch, with a shoe wall that would make even Carrie Bradshaw blush.
HALO Thrift Store in Phoenix is not only for bargain hunters, but animal lovers, too. Its name, HALO, stands for “Helping Animals Live On.” The nonprofit store provides temporary shelter to cats and dogs while they await their furever home. Another perk of this store is that almost everything is priced well below $5. Finds run from clothing and accessories to antiques and furniture.
Take a stroll through Midtown Vintage Market’s 22,000-square-foot space any day of the week. You’re nearly guaranteed to find a treasure to take home. Each of their 140 vendor booths is brimming with finds. It’s easy to navigate since the market labels their aisles with street names from Little Rock’s Hillcrest neighborhood.
New merchandise comes in daily at the UCLA Health Auxiliary Thrift Shop, a favorite among thrifters in the Golden State. Expect to find jewelry, antiques, fine china, furniture, books, art, and even cashmere. Proceeds support UCLA health programs and patients.
The Greenwood Thrift Shop & Consignment Gallery in Boulder has a pretty extensive online store so you can shop from the comfort of your own couch. But it’s also open Wednesday through Sunday if you prefer to shop in store. All proceeds from the store go directly to Greenwood Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. The upstairs gallery boasts furniture, home decor, original and limited-edition art, and jewelry, while the downstairs area has men’s, women’s, and children’s clothing, antiques, vinyl, and books.
Even though Connecticut is a small state, there are huge finds to be had at the 12,000-square-foot PRP-R3 in Deep River. The proceeds go toward the rescue and rehabilitation of exotic animals, like parrots and reptiles. You’ll find well-organized areas of the sunny old-mill-turned-thrifting-space dedicated to everything from vintage clothing, jewelry, and records to home decor, books, and artwork.
Similar in layout to your standard Goodwill store, Prime Thrift is a for-profit thrift store that provides funding for American veterans and disabled American veterans, as well as local law enforcement, emergency services, medical facilities, and organizations dedicated to empowering the disadvantaged. Reviewers praise this shop for being clean and organized. Finds range from furniture, housewares, and small appliances to clothing, uniforms, and even yard and lawn equipment.
Maybe you’re looking for an owl statue or giant crystal for your bookshelf. Or maybe you need that last piece of unique artwork to complete a gallery wall. Rest assured that you’ll find it in Antique City Mall. This 20,000-square-foot mecca in Micanopy, Florida, has something for every room in your house. The store has an active presence on social media, too, so you can check out the wares before you buy.
Last Chance in Decatur gets great reviews online, and with good reason — they frequently have sales throughout the week. There can be promotions like half-off clothing or $0.99 sales. Categories include furniture, clothing, and housewares.
Bailey’s Antiques and Aloha Shirts Inc. was founded in 1980 in Honolulu. Bailey’s has the world’s largest selection of aloha shirts (over 15,000) and sells online, too, if you can’t make it out to Oahu. Bailey’s has a wide selection of Americana and Hawaiiana antiques and collectibles as well. The antiques include lighters, Levi’s and Nike items, Hawaiian LPs, figurines, jewelry, sheet music, military items, toys, postcards, ephemera, and more.
The Idaho Youth Ranch Thrift Store has multiple locations across the state and is a nonprofit organization that supports Idaho youth in need. They offer a variety of items, including clothing, furniture, household goods, and more. Many customers have praised the store’s cleanliness, organization, and reasonable prices in online reviews.
With three locations across the Chicagoland area, Brown Elephant Resale Shops have a plethora of furniture, clothing, home decor, and eclectic finds. All proceeds support LGBTQ+ healthcare and fund care for the uninsured and under-insured at Howard Brown Health.
With a sign outside that states “The Finest in the Midwest,” you know you’re bound to find treasures at the Exit 76 Antique Mall just off the highway in Edinburgh. Reviewers say there is a large variety of items with several booths that have discounts often and the staff is very friendly and helpful.
If you’re looking for more than a quirky T-shirt or already-broken-in heels, head to the Habitat for Humanity ReStore, which has several locations in Iowa. Here, you can find furniture, appliances, and building materials. Many customers online love the store’s low prices and the fact that proceeds from sales support Habitat for Humanity’s mission of building affordable housing.
Only open on Fridays and Saturdays, Junk-N-Disorderly is a top-rated secondhand store in Lawrence. Wares are piled up so high, you almost don’t know where to look first, but you’re sure to leave with something good. They have a wide range of fairly priced items from teacups and birdhouses to jewelry, garden equipment, and furniture.
Their website says “Whether you are looking for retro clothing, repurposed furniture, antique decor, vintage memorabilia…Peddler’s Mall has it all, y’all.” And they really do! This chain has 18 locations in Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, and West Virginia. They also have a prominent presence on social media, so it’s easy to peruse before even walking through the door.
Bridge House/Grace House Thrift Store is a nonprofit thrift store chain with many locations in the New Orleans area. They offer a wide variety of used clothing, furniture, and household items. All proceeds support their mission of providing substance abuse treatment to those in need.
If you’re looking for a good mix of new and vintage items, look no further than Material Objects in Portland. This secondhand store offers both vintage and contemporary clothing, accessories, and home goods.
Second Chance is a nonprofit organization that has multiple locations in the Baltimore area and offers a wide variety of used and reclaimed building materials, furniture, and home decor. All proceeds support Second Chance’s mission of providing job training and workforce development to those facing barriers to employment.
If you’ve never been to The Blessing Barn in Mendon (with another location in Boston), be prepared to be wowed. All items sold in this enormous space are donated by people in the community. The profits then go directly back into the community by sponsoring their nonprofit, Compassion New England. Find everything from furniture and knickknacks to dishwares and artwork. Their attached bookstore is completely Insta-worthy as well, with books floating from the ceiling in a scene straight out of Alice in Wonderland.
Vintage Eastern Market has everything from taxidermy to typewriters. The Detroit mainstay is where you will find “nothing you need and everything you want.” The ever-changing selection of over 25,000 items including clothing, furniture, souvenirs, and more means there is something for everyone to discover whether you’re a thrifty fashionista or a serious collector.
Nu Look at 50th and Penn in the Twin Cities has been the leading family consignment shop for decades, and with good reason. This award-winning consignment shop has rave reviews online due to the friendly staff and “outstanding” selection of designer apparel. Nu Look carries women’s, men’s, children’s, and maternity clothing and accessories.
N.U.T.S. stands for “Neat Used Things for Sale” and is a popular nonprofit thrift store chain with locations in the Jackson area. They offer a variety of gently used clothing, furniture, and household items. All proceeds support N.U.T.S. Inc’s mission of providing food, shelter, and other assistance to individuals and families in need.
Red Racks is a 501 (c)(4) organization that’s owned and operated by disabled American veterans and has 12 locations across Missouri. The chain frequently offers sales and discounts, priding itself on friendly employees and a variety of treasures to hunt for, such as clothing, accessories, home decor, and even sports equipment.
Sacks Thrift Store has been around since 1971 and is constantly voted the number one thrift store in Bozeman. This nonprofit shop supports the Help Center, Inc. programs so you can shop and donate to an important cause. Score finds such as clothing, housewares, vinyl, and holiday items.
New Life Thrift has arrivals coming in every day and has some of the lowest prices around (books for $0.40!), so it’s impossible to walk out empty-handed. Wander through departments including men’s, women’s, and children’s clothing, shoes, jewelry, housewares, furniture, and appliances.
If you want to take a break from the glittering Vegas strip and get your thrift on for a good cause, check out Dog Junkies. This shop donates all proceeds to the A Home 4 Spot (AH4S) Animal Rescue. It receives 4-star reviews from locals who love their selection of furniture, clothing, shoes, accessories, and knickknacks. Check out their sales every day (except Sunday and Monday when the shop is closed), but especially every third Saturday of each month where it’s 50% off the whole store.
Rise is a cute, carefully curated shop in Meredith that has upscale consignment pieces, accessories, and home decor. The store offers a fantastic selection of items that are in excellent condition and on-trend. They also ship and accept payment online so you can shop from anywhere. Plan your visit accordingly, as Rise is closed on Tuesdays.
Red White & Blue in Paterson, West Berlin, and Mercerville, New Jersey, are known for their awesome finds. The location in Paterson specifically has over 500 4-star reviews on Google. While this enormous store is cash only (and they are closed on Sundays), you can spend nearly all day here looking through rack after rack of clothing, toys, shoes, linens, and housewares. Be on the lookout for their weekly sales, too, which run up to 50% off selected items with a certain color tag. Wednesdays are also senior days with 50% off!
Open seven days a week, Thrift Town in Albuquerque has a wide selection of items such as electronics, shoes, housewares, seasonal decor, and more. Reviews mention the friendly, helpful staff and clean fitting rooms in addition to fair prices. Join their VIP club for even more savings.
The Nifty Thrifty Shop in Fishkill has an active presence on Facebook and offers up sales often, from 50% off all adult and children’s clothes to buy one get one free books. Located in the Main Street Plaza, Nifty Thrifty donates all proceeds back to education-based nonprofits in the community. They also have a “fill a bag” sale for clothing starting at $2.
The Junior League of Greensboro runs the city’s Bargain Box, which has various sales throughout the week on their clothing, shoes, housewares, accessories, and artwork, including frequent designer finds. Check their Facebook page for flash sales. Most recently, they had a flash sale on dresses and The North Face apparel.
The Arc Attic has two locations in Fargo and carries a wide array of new and gently used merchandise, including brand-name items, jewelry, tools, CDs, electronics, movies, antiques, clothing, home decor, sporting goods, and more. You can also sign up for their email newsletter which will give you their calendars, coupons, and store events.
If brand names are your game, then head over to Ohio Thrift, which has been around for over 30 years. This huge shop has hundreds of 4-star reviews from thrifters who flock there for the secondhand and liquidated merchandise, including clothes, home goods, and toys from retailers like Target, JCPenney, and Kohl’s.
You’ve probably been to a Goodwill, but have you ever been to the outlet version of the national thrifting mecca? In Oklahoma City, you’ll have to dig a little through bright blue bins to find your treasures to take home, which are priced by the pound (large or heavier items are excluded).
With over 200 dealers, the Stars Antiques Malls is Portland’s largest resource for antiques, collectibles, and home decor with two locations. The store is owned by three friends who have been featured in many national magazines and publications due to the eccentric finds and collectibles that can be found at these large malls.
Shoppers in Erie love heading to Finders Keepers, where you’ll find a huge assortment of items for men, women, and children. Knickknacks, shoes, purses, jewelry, and home goods round out the collection here, and new inventory comes in daily. Customer service and a steady social media presence mean that you’ll have bargain-hunting success (with a smile).
If you’re on the hunt for a crystal panther, a Frank Gehry-designed necklace, or a unique piece of framed art, check out the Rhode Island Antiques Mall, located in Pawtucket. They’re not only for shoppers; you can head to the antiques mall if you want to consign your items or need appraisals as well.
If you find yourself in Charleston during one of the four times per year that Pickers Hullabaloo is open, make sure not to miss it. Tons of vintage and antique vendors, plus local artisans, offer up furniture, housewares, art, jewelry, rugs, records, and more.
Picker’s Antique Mall sells antiques, collectibles, and funky vintage finds in their Sioux Falls warehouse and is praised in reviews as being clean and well organized. Furniture, toys, sports memorabilia, and home decor are just some of the items that you’ll find in this popular spot.
Head over to Flashback in Memphis, which has been around for over 30 years. This retro treasure trove has an amazing selection of vintage clothes, but you can also find eclectic home decor, accessories, and furniture. Time your trip there correctly, though, since they’re closed on Sundays.
Buffalo Exchange, the chain known for offering a trendy selection of vintage and secondhand clothing and accessories, has a few locations in Texas (Dallas, Austin, and Houston), plus they have an outlet in San Antonio. At the outlet, everything is $8 or less! Plus every weekend, they mark some items down to $1.
Shoppers love the bargains they find at Uptown Cheapskate, located in Salt Lake City (two locations). In their Sugarhouse location, you’ll find both men’s and women’s clothing. It’s a huge store, and the name brands are the star of the show with pieces from Nike, Lululemon, J. Crew, and more at a deep discount. Bonus: head to either location to trade your old duds for cash so you can refresh your closet on the cheap.
Project Object in Burlington makes their customers happy by including various price points as well as sizes. More than one reviewer mentioned that the store’s owner is incredibly helpful in finding that great vintage piece for your closet.
If you need to fill an entire day and want some interesting finds, check out the Factory Antique Mall. This store is the largest antique mall in the United States at over 140,000 square feet. More than 1,000 reviews on Google talk about the furniture, vinyl, glassware, artwork, sports memorabilia and cards, toys, and other goods. You’ll be proud to bring home from the Verona warehouse.
The Fremont Vintage Mall is lauded as the “best thrift store/antique shop in Seattle” by reviewers. This giant, multilevel collective features vintage and mid-century furniture, antiques, vinyl records, art, clothing, jewelry, and more. Customers love the friendly staff and well-curated booths.
Shop at The Ranch Community Store in Morgantown for a high-end thrift store experience while also helping the community. All proceeds from the store go toward the Chestnut Mountain Ranch, a home and school for boys in crisis. Shop on one of their “yellow tagged clothing” days and you’ll score new threads for a dollar.
If you’re not afraid to dig a little, head to one of the many locations of St. Vincent de Paul. This organization operates thrift stores throughout Wisconsin, including Madison, Green Bay, and Appleton, where deals on clothing can go as low as $2.99. The shops also have a fantastic selection of art supplies, craft supplies, and holiday items. They’re dedicated to providing services to those in need and also operate food pantries out of their spaces.
The Wyoming Rescue Mission Thrift Store is a nonprofit thrift store. Their proceeds support the Wyoming Rescue Mission’s programs for the homeless and underserved. Customers flock to the Casper store in search of clothing, furniture, and household goods. Customers online say they like shopping there for the store’s low prices and the fact that proceeds from sales support people in need.