Familiarize yourself with the United States–take a road trip and visit some of the most unique flea markets across the country. Make sure to designate California, New York, and Iowa as destinations and while you’re visiting the Hawkeye State, check out…
The Walnut AMVETs Antique Show
Take in the turn-of-the-century buildings and small town charm of Walnut, Iowa, while perusing the booths of over 300 dealers from across the United States. Don’t let the street fair atmosphere fool you—dealers restock their booths daily with fine furniture, antiques and collectibles, almost guaranteeing that you’ll find that special piece you’re looking for.
Where: This antique show appropriately takes place in Iowa’s “Antique City” of Walnut, located 40 miles east of Omaha off of the I-80 Exit 46.
When: The Walnut Antique Show occurs every year during Father’s Day Weekend from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. The 2014 show will take place June 13-15.
Accommodations: Try a night at The Pryor House, a restored Victorian home turned bed and breakfast built originally by Arthur Pryor in 1893. (712) 207-2768.
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By Malena Jaime
Photography by the Walnut Bureau Newspaper