These 16 Charming General Stores in Missouri Will Make You Feel Nostalgic

Before there were chains like Caseys and Quik Trip (the modern day general store), there were small local shops that simply carried what was needed in their community. Here are a few stores that either held on to that completely (see #4 and #6) or changed it up and modernized it a bit (#12). However, they all stay true to the heart of the general store.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

And finally, watch this story about Kindall’s General Store in Olga (#16)

Located at 3499 State Highway Z

Do you have a local general store in your town or have you visited any listed here? Share your experiences in the comments.