If you haven't been to First Monday Trade Days in Canton, Texas - you're missing out on literally over 28 miles of stuff from over 3,000 vendors.

According to thespruce.com, First Monday Trade Days - or the Canton Flea Market - is one of the best flea markets in the United States. In fact, it's number four on the Top 10 List.

While rummaging through seemingly unlimited antiques and unique merchandise might not sound amazing to you, it most certainly does to at least one person in your family - so make their day this spring and summer.

First Monday Trade Days is open between Thursday and Sunday before the first Monday of each month. For example, the next FMTD runs from Thursday, March 30 to Sunday, April 2 from 8 am to 5 pm.

First Monday Trade Days dates back to over 150 years ago when the market was used to trade animals, according to fleamarketinsiders.com.

In another article about the Canton Flea Market, you learn there's no shortage of what you may find:

  • Antiques and collectibles
  • Furniture and home decorations
  • Vintage clothing
  • Jewelry
  • Paintings, pottery and fine art
  • Produce and food
  • Stained glass, leather goods, quilts, and other handcrafts
  • Ceramics, glassware, and dishes
  • Outdoor furniture and decorations

There are plenty of concessions (especially when it gets hot!), scooters and wagons at the main entrances and even vendors on property surrounding the flea market. The Spruce provides some excellent tips if you decide to go to the world's largest outdoor market (www.fleamarketinsiders.com).