Iconic sites that connect you to the region's history and heritage.
Looking for antiques is a huge part of the shopping experience in the Roanoke Valley in Virginia's Blue Ridge.
With numerous roadside stores and charming towns full of unique shops, antiquing in Virginia's Blue Ridge is a treasure hunt full of great surprises and undiscovered gems.
The region is home to the Town of Buchanan, named one of the "10 Best Antiquing Towns in the United States" by Fodor's Travel. Stop by The Barefoot Peddler on Buchanan's quaint Main Street to see its impressive collection of repurposed items, hand-painted furniture, quilts and much more.
Any antiquing trip to Virginia's Blue Ridge should also include a stop at Black Dog Salvage - known for its TV show Salvage Dawgs on the DIY Network and Netflix.
The iconic 40,000 square-foot warehouse offers an unbelievable variety of antiques, custom designs, and commercial salvage. It also houses a Marketplace that features works by various local artists and artisans. Don't forget to meet Sally the Salvage Dog, and her pal Molly May, during your visit!
A visit to any of the downtown areas in Virginia's Blue Ridge, such as Main Street Salem, Downtown Roanoke, Rocky Mount, Vinton, or Floyd offers a fun experience that features antique shops and classic Southern hospitality.
You can also take a wandering drive in either direction on U.S. Route 220 through Virginia's Blue Ridge and stumble upon some amazing shops and storefronts for antiquing.
Browse our complete list of businesses below and let your antiquing adventure begin!