Paul Brown, star of Discovery Channel's "Auction Kings," appeared on today's "Anderson." Paul is an expert on finding hidden treasures in unexpected places. Paul and his intrepid Gallery 63 crew in Atlanta have a knack for finding rare treasures and off-the-wall objects.
Do you frequent flea markets? In the below list, Paul shares his favorite spots across the USA for scoring flea market finds.
Paul says, "I'm a big fan of neighborhood flea markets and garage sales. You get to meet your neighbors, and you never know what you're going to find. If you live in a city that's home to a well-known company, estate sales and neighborhood flea markets are a great way to find some collectibles that remind you of an earlier time in your life. I live in Atlanta, and it's always great fun to come across a vintage Coca-Cola promotional item at a neighborhood sale."
If you're interested in attending one of the larger and more organized shows, I'll first mention Scott Antique Market, held monthly in Atlanta. There's also the Country Living Fair which happens each year in Atlanta, Columbus Ohio and Austin Texas.
2. New York
If you live in New York, The Brooklyn Flea makes for a really fun day and it's a great place to score vintage furniture and decor. If you go north, there's Mower Saturday Market in Woodstock in the mid-Hudson Valley.
3. Northern California
In Northern California there's The Alameda Point Antiques and Collectibles Faire.
4. Southern California.
In Southern California there's The Long Beach Outdoor Antique and Collectible Market, and the Rose Bowl Flea Market in Pasadena.
If you're in New England, check out the Brimfield Antique Show in Brimfield, Mass which features thousands of sellers.
6. New Hampshire
The New Hampshire Flea Market in Manchester is another destination in the region.
In Texas, there's not much that can beat the Texas Antique Weekend which happens twice a year along highway 237 with over 30 acres of sellers.
If you're in the Chicago area, check out Wolff's Flea Market.
In Florida, there's the Mount Dora Antiques Center in Mount Dora, and the West Palm Beach Antiques Festival.
In Iowa, there's no better way to celebrate Father's Day than going to Walnut Antique Show in Walnut, which is known as the state's antique city.
In Spokane, Washington there's the Farm Chicks Antique show.
12. North Carolina
In North Carolina there's the Raleigh Flea Market; Minnesota hosts Downtown Oronoco Gold Rush Days.
Kentucky is home to the Shaker Village Antiques Show & Sale in Harrodsville.
14. Hawaii is home to the Hawaii All Collectors Show in Honolulu.
15. World's Longest Yard Sale
For the world's longest yard sale, check out 127 Corridor, which runs for 650 miles from West Unity, Ohio, to Gadsden, Alabama on route 127.
Don't miss an all-new season of "Auction Kings," returning to Discovery on Wednesday, April 25 at 10 PM ET/PT.
For more on Paul and his crew, visit the "Auction Kings" at Discovery.com.
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