Daytona Beach FL

#4. Daytona Beach, FL

Why It’s a Great Place for Antiquers: Long a haven for retired folks, Daytona Beach’s antique stores and flea markets are filled with vintage finds from thousands of transplants downsizing into their new, smaller homes. And antique lovers reap the benefits!

Why It’s a Great Place to Live: Daytona’s median house price ($147,000) is $133,000 less than the national average.  

Best Place to Score an Amazing Deal: City Thrift is a regional chain of thrift stores that’s clean, well-organized and well-managed. If you’re there on a Monday, be on the lookout for their weekly 50% deal.

Best Place to Buy an Investment Piece: There’s a reason Our Old Stuff Antiques has 4.7 stars on Google reviews — people loooove it. Check out their mid century wares like this six-drawer dresser for $265 or this gorgeous swivel chair for $185. 

Where to Fuel Up for a Day of Treasure-Hunting: The Dancing Avocado Kitchen is located in adorable historic downtown Daytona and has vegetarian and carnivore-friendly menu options. Check out their sun dancer sandwich or their chocolate chip waffles.

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