The Antiques of Arcadia, Florida


Arcadia appreciates old stuff.

Arcadia Florida has been voted the best antiquing town in all of Florida by Florida Monthly Magazine. This Central West Florida town boasts more than 20 antique shops in a four block radius and a sizable antique fair on the fourth Saturday of every month (except December, when it is the third Saturday). If you take antiquing seriously, consider booking a room in an Arcadia, Florida, Bed and Breakfast. You’ll have the time of your life.

A Few of Arcadia’s Antique Shops:

  • Animals on Art¬†– original 19th and 20th century animal art
  • Alley Cats – eight dealers in three rooms offer a variety of antiques
  • J&R Antiques – vintage jewelry, art pottery, nippon and carnival glass
  • Maddys Antiques – country and primitive antiques
  • Treasure Alley – some truly unique treasures
  • Antiques on Oak – furniture, lighting, and more
  • Copperfish Books – rare, old, and out-of-print books
  • Tokens of Tyme – china, coins, postcards, Arizona artifacts
  • Appleberries Country Store – handcrafted Amish items

Antiquing is serious (and seriously fun) business, and it never fails to inspire an appetite. Arcadia has several good dining options available:

  • THE DELI on Oak Street is a great no-nonsense spot to enjoy a sandwich while out antiquing; or pick up a sweet treat¬† to share back at your Arcadia, Florida, Bed and Breakfast.
  • Mary Margaret’s Tea and Biscuit serves tasty soups, salads and sandwiches in an elegant, Victorian-era setting.
  • Wheeler’s Cafe will woo you with amazing fried chicken and pie.
  • The Taste of Italy has yummy pizza pies.

Arcadia, Florida, is small town America at its best. It has a vital downtown area filled with unique, locally-owned businesses. Come stay in an Arcadia Florida Bed and Breakfast and take a look.


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