Shenandoah Virginia: Best Shopping Winners 2022 – – Virginia Living | Directory Mayhem


1: The Factory Antique Mall

50 Lodge Ln., Suite 106, Verona


The 135,000-square-foot Factory Antique Mall is the largest in the country. This sprawling space hosts inventory from more than 250 vendors, attracting buyers of all types. While you’re shopping all day (and it will take so long to browse the store), stop by Cafe Tasty Bites for incredible, freshly made sandwiches, salads and soups.

2nd: Duke’s Lexington Antique Center, Lexington


3rd place: Antiques Verona, Verona



1st: Green Valley Book Fair

2192 Green Valley Ln., Mt. Crawford


For more than fifty years, this discount bookstore has adjusted its opening hours and is now open all year round. Featuring everything from children’s books to adult titles, the Green Valley Book Fair has categories for all ages and interests. The fair has a constant supply of new titles and gifts at bargain prices.

2nd: The Bookstore, Lexington

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3: The Book Dragon Shop, Staunton


mail order business

1st: Gift & Thrift

731 Mt. Clinton Pike, Harrisonburg


At Gift & Thrift, “every purchase is a gift to the world.” The store offers a wide variety of items at affordable prices, from furniture to puzzles, books to electronics. Gift & Thrift also has a boutique division, Thriftique, which sells name-brand and vintage clothing.

2nd: Livy’s closet, Clifton Forge


3rd: Karis, Mount Sydney


Noble jewelry store

1st: Christopher William Jewelers

Locations in Harrisonburg, Weyers Cave


Christopher William Jewelers has been serving the Shenandoah Valley and beyond for over 30 years. They have two locations in the Valley, both stocking an extensive collection of loose diamonds and colored gemstones, so items can be tailored to suit your wants and needs.

2nd: James McHone Jewelry, Harrisonburg


3rd: HL Lang & Co., Staunton


flower shop

1st: Long’s Florist

808 E. Main St., Luray

Facebook: Long’s florist540-743-5466

Long’s Florist has only received five star reviews, all raving about the quality and beauty of the arrangements. Reviewers also consistently praise florists Peggy and Lori for their wonderful customer service, with some saying it feels like “doing with family.”

2nd: Honey Bee’s Florist, Staunton


3rd: Blakemores, Harrisonburg


gift shop

1st: Gift & Thrift

731 Mt. Clinton Pike, Harrisonburg


Gift & Thrift has everything from electronics to clothing and more – there’s something for everyone on your list. Not only are the large amounts of beloved items replenished every day, the store also hosts silent auctions for antiques and other rare collectibles. Check out the Booksavers section for gifts for readers, movie buffs, and music lovers.

2nd place: Agora Downtown Market, Harrisonburg


3: Virginia Gift Shop, Luray

Facebook: @vagiftshop540-743-4022

Clothing store for men

First: CFO Trading Co.

13 E. Beverly St., Staunton


Owners John and Nancy Reese named this store after their three dogs, Charlie, Franklin and Oscar. The store stocks menswear but also sells a range of gifts such as watches, cocktail mixes and pint glass sets. John and Nancy’s other shop, Yelping Dog Wine, is right next door so you can browse with a drink in hand!

2nd: Alvin-Dennis, Lexington


3.: Walkabout Outfitter, locations in Harrisonburg, Lexington


Sporting goods or outdoor outfitters

1st: Walkabout outfitter

Locations in Harrisonburg, Lexington


Owners Kirk and Tina Miller opened the first Walkabout Outfitter in 2005. Kirk, an Eagle Scout and Appalachian Trail Thru hiker, and Tina, an experienced small retail business owner, combined their knowledge to create an outdoor outfitter with quality merchandise and create an inclusive environment. Walkabout Outfitter has all the gear you need for hiking, camping, trail running, water sports and more.

2nd Place: Outdoor Domination, Fishersville


3rd: Wilderness Adventures, Staunton


Clothing store for women

1: The fashion gallery

111 Lee Highway, Verona


With 25,000 square feet of retail space, The Fashion Gallery is your one-stop shop for classic clothing and accessories including jewellery, scarves, handbags and shoes. The store stocks a wide range of formal wear for weddings and special occasions, so guests, bridesmaids and mothers of the bride can all find their perfect dress.

2nd: HenHouse Shoppe, Elkton

3rd: The Yellow Button, Harrisonburg


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