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Come summertime, rural highways across the country turn into some of the biggest yard sales in America. If you love a good bargain and enjoy hunting for antiques, collectibles, and other relics of the past, you’ll love this list. Get ready to log some serious road trip miles as you trek for hidden treasures.

1. Rt. 208 Sale Trail

  • Where: Spotsylvania County, VA
  • When: Second Weekend of September
  • Length: 24 Miles

The 24-mile Rt. 208 Sale Trail is proof you don’t have to commit to a hundred-mile journey to score some great stuff. This yard sale route runs through Spotsylvania County, Virginia, about an hour south of Washington, D.C., and is full of great finds.

2. Route 75 Sales

  • Where: Freeport, Illinois, to Rockton, Illinois
  • When: First Weekend of June
  • Length: 40 Miles

Start on the Wisconsin-Illinois border and take Highway 75 west through the Northern Illinois towns of Rockton, Lake Summerset, Rock City, Dakota, and Freeport. Hundreds of yard sales, garage sales, flea markets, churches, and small businesses sell all sorts of things at the Route 75 Sales.

3. Route 90 Garage Sale

  • Where: Montezuma, New York, to Homer, New York
  • When: Last Weekend of July
  • Length: 50 Miles

The Route 90 Garage Sale is one of the biggest yard sales in the Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York. It stretches along 50 miles of Route 90, which happens to be a New York State Scenic Byway. Vendors sell hundreds of unique items and collectibles, and there are tons of great food options along the way.

4. World’s Longest Garage Sale

  • Where: Long Beach Peninsula, Washington
  • When: Memorial Day Weekend
  • Length: 17 Miles

For antique seekers and bargain hunters in the Pacific Northwest, Long Beach Peninsula is a perfect spot to go for Memorial Day Weekend. For a few days, garage sales pop up throughout the peninsula where residents and visitors can enjoy the search for unique treasures.

5. 100 Mile Peanut Pickin’ Yard Sale

  • Where: Unadilla, Georgia, to Quitman, Georgia
  • When: Second Saturday of October
  • Length: 100 Miles

Travel south on Highway 41 for yard sale items, arts and crafts, and other vintage finds. The 100 Mile Peanut Pickin’ Yard Sale passes through several small towns in Georgia where vendors set up on main streets, fields, and parking lots.

6. Kan-Okla 100 Mile Highway Sale

  • Where: Dewey, Oklahoma, to Caney, Kansas
  • When: Second Weekend of September
  • Length: 100 Miles

Trek from Southeast Kansas to Northeast Oklahoma across the Kan-Okla 100 Mile Highway Sale. Unlike many other sales on this list, this route forms a convenient 100-mile loop. There are dozens of booths where you can shop for modern and antique furniture, kids’ and adult clothing, cowboy boots, housewares, metal signs, and other vintage finds.

7. Virginia’s 100 Mile Yard Sale

  • Where: Southern Virginia
  • When: First Saturday of July
  • Length: 100 Miles

Approximately 15 towns participate in the Virginia 100 Mile Yard Sale in Southern Virginia. Antique furniture, bed frames, kitchenware, artwork, and vintage cars are a few things you can expect along this rural route.

8. 301 Endless Yard Sale

  • Where: Weldon, North Carolina, to Dunn, North Carolina
  • When: Third Weekend of June
  • Length: 100 Miles

If you love hunting for antiques, you’ll love the 301 Endless Yard Sale, which runs along U.S. 301 in North Carolina. You’ll find the usual yard sale offerings, like kitchen gadgets, clothes, and toys, as well as a variety of farming relics like leather saddles, wooden crates, and salvaged metal signs.

9. Highway 31W Treasure Hunt/Yard Sale

  • Where: Louisville, Kentucky, to Nashville, Tennessee
  • When: Second Weekend of September
  • Length: 150 Miles

U.S. Route 31W has had a bunch of different names, but what else do you expect from a road so old that buffalo are said to have carved its path? The Highway 31W Treasure Hunt/Yard Sale is lined with miles of yard sale shopping and history. As you’re rolling down country roads, make a stop at a historic home, Civil War site, or museum.

10. Bargains Galore on 64

  • Where: Fort Smith, Arkansas, to Beebe, Arkansas
  • When: Second Thursday through Saturday of August
  • Length: 160 Miles

Shop 160 miles of yard sales, garage sales, rummage sales, and flea markets at Bargains Galore on 64, one of the biggest yard sales in Central Arkansas. There are tons of great finds along the way, including antiques, collectibles, and other vintage, one-of-a-kind items.

11. U.S. 12 Heritage Trail

  • Where: New Buffalo, Michigan, to Detroit, Michigan
  • When: Second Weekend of August
  • Length: 200 Miles

Drive from one side of the mitten to the other when you check out the U.S. 12 Heritage Trail garage sale, one of the biggest in Southern Michigan. If you love searching for hidden treasures, you’ll find them here. Vendors throughout the roughly 200-mile route sell Victorian furniture, garden décor, and vintage crystal and glassware.

12. Highway 70 Yard Sale

  • Where: Memphis, Tennessee, to Nashville, Tennessee
  • When: Second Thursday through Saturday in June
  • Length: 200+ Miles

Shop more than 200 miles of antiques, collectibles, and other vintage finds along the Highway 70 Yard Sale. The route weaves along rural roads, offering plenty of neat stops along the way. Don’t miss Jackson, Tennessee, which some regular shoppers refer to as “ground zero.”

13. Lincoln Highway Buy-Way Yard Sale

  • Where: Ohio
  • When: Second Weekend of August
  • Length: 250+ Miles

Built in 1913, the Lincoln Highway was America’s first transcontinental road, stretching more than 3,000 miles from New York City to San Francisco. Today, the Lincoln Highway Buy-Way Yard Sale covers a stretch of this historic road that runs through West Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and Iowa. However, almost the entirety of the Buy-Way Yard Sale takes place in the Buckeye State. Shoppers can expect huge community-wide sales in parks, fields, and parking lots along the route.

14. Peaches to the Beaches Yard Sale

  • Where: Barnesville, Georgia, to Brunswick, Georgia
  • When: Second Weekend of March
  • Length: 260 Miles

The Peaches to the Beaches Yard Sale is Georgia’s longest yard sale. The route runs along Highway 341, taking you from the peach orchards south of Atlanta to the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. You’ll find typical yard sale wares along the way, as well as antiques and handmade items from local artisans.

15. U.S. 25 Yard Sale

  • Where: Richwood, Kentucky, to Corbin, Kentucky
  • When: First Weekend in June
  • Length: 200 Miles

At 200 miles long, the U.S. 25 Yard Sale is a must for people in Kentucky. You’ll find tons of antiques and treasures in small towns along this route.

16. Historic U.S. 80 Hi-Way Sale

  • Where: Mesquite, Texas, to Jackson, Mississippi
  • When: Third Weekend of April & October
  • Length: 392 Miles

Old farm equipment, records, tools, furniture, housewares, – that’s just a sampling of the treasures you can expect to find at the Historic U.S. 80 Hi-Way Sale, billed as the “biggest garage sale in America.” Vendors set up shop in huge fields and parking lots throughout the 392-mile route, which passes through Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. It’s also full of history! U.S. 80 was the first all-weather, coast-to-coast route and was once known as the “Broadway of America,” second only to U.S. Route 66 in American highway history.

17. 400 Mile Sale

  • Where: Maysville, Kentucky, to Paducah, Kentucky
  • When: First Weekend of June
  • Length: 400 Miles

This annual rain-or-shine yard sale traverses the Bluegrass State. There are hundreds of booths set up along Highway 68, with vendors selling antiques, collectors’ items, pottery, and handmade jewelry. There is plenty of food and fun along the way! The 400 Mile Sale also passes by the National Corvette Museum.

18. U.S. 11 Antique Alley & Yard Sale

  • Where: Meridian, Mississippi, to Bristol, Virginia
  • When: Weekend Following Mother’s Day
  • Length: 502 Miles

The U.S. 11 Antique Alley & Yard Sale is one of the biggest yard sales in the South, spanning an idyllic stretch of Appalachia through Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, and Virginia. Held over four days each May, this annual event draws more than 30,000 visitors! Towns along the way host festivals, flea markets, carnivals, and antique extravaganzas.

19. Highway 127 Corridor Sale

  • Where: Addison, Michigan, to Gadsden, Alabama
  • When: First Weekend of August
  • Length: 690 Miles

Stretching across six states and at 690 miles long, the Highway 127 Corridor Sale calls itself “The World’s Longest Yardsale.” Roadside stalls fill up with vendors along sleepy rural roads in Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama. You’ll find bed frames, garden décor, textiles, and tons of other vintage knickknacks.

20. Historic National Road Yard Sale

  • Where: Baltimore, Maryland, to St. Louis, Missouri
  • When: Wednesday Through Sunday Following Memorial Day
  • Length: 800+ Miles

Situated along the U.S. 40 scenic byway, the Historic National Road Yard Sale runs all the way from Maryland to Missouri, making it one of the biggest yard sales in America. The 200-year-old route is full of history and charm, and it’s nicknamed the “Main Street of America.” Don’t miss “antique alley,” a 66-mile loop packed with more than 1,000 antique vendors.

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