The Texas Hill Country offers the unique opportunity to source antiques in a trail-like fashion, providing an area saturated with vintage finds, shabby chic choices, and exclusive items that antiquing dreams are made of.
Small towns offer some of the best antique opportunities, both indoors and out. Many items make wonderful repurposing projects transforming into new, functional home or garden pieces. The Texas Hill Country is teeming with plates, wagon wheels, silverware, hutches, and jewelry.
Many shop owners know the history of the items they’re selling, which adds another layer of depth and enjoyment to the antiquing adventure. Here are some great Texas Hill Country towns to add to your next antiquing tour.
Upcycled items, jewelry, and great yard display project pieces proliferate in Johnson City. Desirable because of their age, rarity, and condition, many of these items will fill your home with pride and some may even have a great emotional connection. Either way, you’ll be glad you made the trip!
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Antiquities abound in Fredericksburg, where collectibles, vintage furniture, and household décor can be sorted and sifted like shopping through an old Sears Roebuck catalog. You never know what you’ll find, so bring a fair-sized vehicle to cart away your treasures!
Gruene holds the opportunity for gift-style antiquing, with crystal items, glassware, and knickknacks. Items of great craftsmanship and attention to detail are also ripe for the antique-picking here, so much so that you may want to bring a thicker wallet!