These five must-see flea markets in Illinois make treasure hunting exciting.

It Is Officially Spring In Illinois

Is it just me or did our winter seem extra long? Well, we do not have to worry about that anymore because it is now officially springtime in Illinois. We have already had a couple of beautiful days where the temperature hit the 70s. That is really exciting.


Start Planning Your Springtime Activities In Illinois

Since the weather is much better, it is time to start planning some outdoor springtime activities. Those might include yard work, hiking, and sports to just name a couple. My parents were not the "outdoorsy" type of people when I was a kid. We were not going to spend the weekend bike riding in a state park. They had other ideas for fun this time of year.

A man mowing grass with a mow in a farm yard

Different Kind Of Springtime Fun In Illinois

On a nice Sunday afternoon in the spring, my parents enjoyed taking road trips to different flea markets where they could do some bargain hunting. Honestly, I would have much rather hung out with my friends but I did not have a choice, Luckily, sometimes I found something cool to bring home.

Photo From Kane County Flea Market Facebook Page
Photo From Kane County Flea Market Facebook Page

Five Must-See Flea Markets In Illinois

If you like going thrifting and hitting flea markets, Illinois is a great place to live. There are many throughout the state. Here are five that you might want to visit this spring.


#1 Kane County Flea Market (525 South Randall Road in St. Charles)

#2 Fox Valley Flea Market (840 North State Street in Elgin)

#3 Swap-O-Rama (4350 West 129th Street in Alsip)

#4 3rd Sunday Market (2301 West Market Street in Bloomington)

#5 Homestead Flea Market (5205 IL-140 in Bethalto)

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