These 14 Charming General Stores In Idaho Will Make You Feel Nostalgic

Tucked away in Idaho’s tiniest villages and historic ghost towns, charming general stores and mercantile shops are vintage pieces of American history. While some of these forlorn stores have fallen into disrepair, the charm and nostalgia of old-fashioned retail centers is not entirely gone, and is easily reawakened by paying a visit and grabbing some candy, thread, or what-have-you at the front counter. Here are 14 quaint general stores in Idaho that are still open for business or worth a visit.

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What other charming stores are located around Idaho? Share their history with us! And, if you like these historic gems, you might also enjoy checking out these 10 Forgotten Ghost Towns In Idaho.