Maryland February 16, 2016
These 10 Charming General Stores In Maryland Will Make You Feel Nostalgic
Maryland has tons of fancy stores and malls throughout the state, but they’re not for everyone. Some residents prefer the a simpler lifestyle, and appreciate a good general store full of history. If this sounds like you, you may want to check out these 10 charming general stores in Maryland.
1. St. Inigoes General Store, St. Inigoes
St. Inigoes General Store
includes a deli, beer, wine, and more. You may want to check out their extensive soda selection. The hard part is choosing which soda to try first!
2. Gambrills General Store, Gambrills
Gambrills General Store
sells pet supplies, feed, farming accessories, and home decor. They basically offer a little bit of everything, and a trip to the store is always full of rustic charm.
3. Mill Valley General Store, Baltimore
You can buy some of the freshest produce you've ever seen at
Mill Valley General Store
. While you're there you can also pick up eggs, milk, butter, and more, all of which are growth hormone and antibiotic free.
4. Sunshine General Store, Brookeville
We've featured the delicious burgers at
Sunshine General Store
in a previous post
. All of their other food options are delightful as well, while still keeping a pleasant, happy, old-time general store vibe.
5. Runaway Tide General Store, Berlin
Referred to as "the little store with so much more," this space used to be a Hair Shop that was a filming location for the movie Runaway Bride.
sells nostalgic candy, jams, sauces, as well as fun home decor.
6. Franklin's General Store, Hyattsville
is a restaurant, brewery, and general store combined into one quirky little place. It has a unique vibe full of cool things to check out.
7. Brenneman's Store, Accident
has a hodgepodge of items to buy from ice cream, to pizza, to curio cabinets and knick-knacks. Their customer service is top notch and their store is oh so cozy.
8. Emma Jean's General Store, Creagerstown
Emma Jean's General Store
is filled to the brim with antiques and other general store amenities. Root around through their treasures for a few hours, and go home with a one-of-a-kind piece of history.
9. White's Ferry Store, Dickerson
Most people visit this location to take the ferry across the Potomac River. But you can also visit
for a tasty meal at their General Store Grill.
10. Wilson Village, Clear Spring
for a vintage country atmosphere. They sell gourmet cheeses, soaps, nostalgic toys, and more.
While researching for this list, I discovered that Maryland General Stores are closing at an alarming rate. Is your favorite still around? What memories do you have at these places? Please share in the comments!