Nevada Attractions February 14, 2019
The Loneliest Thrift Store In America Is Here In Nevada And It’s Incredibly Quirky
Okay, so you’ve probably heard of “The Loneliest Road In America”, aka U.S. Route 50, but have you heard of “The Loneliest Thrift Store In America”? Yes, it actually exists and it’s so worth a visit. Any thrifting enthusiast is bound to fall in love with this quirky thrift store and all of its delightful treasures. Located along Highway 50 in the small town of Ely, this shop is renowned for having some of the most unique antiques in the state. You’ll find everything here from vintage medicine bottles to beautiful pieces of furniture. It’s a thrifter’s dream come true!
Located in Ely, The Loneliest Thrift Store In America gets its name from its location along Route 50. However, a unique thrift shop of this caliber is one of the last things you'd expect in this remote Nevada town. It's a must-stop for any thrifter.
There's something different about this particular shop. It's not just a place where people unload their junk and call it a day. The owner, Cynthia Davis, is dedicated to showcasing the most unique and special items in her store. It certainly shows!
Sure, you'll find the typical thrift shop items such as clothing, jewelry, and furniture. However, there's much more to this place than that. The Loneliest Thrift Store is loaded with one-of-a-kind gems, the likes of which you probably haven't seen in decades.
Here you'll find a boatload of truly retro items, many of which you may have forgotten even existed. For instance, there's an entire section that solely features working items from the mid-century era.
Looking back at these items, you realize that past decades came up with the kookiest inventions. However, you'd be surprised to know that most of these items still work perfectly and they're just waiting to be put to use once again.
However, one of the store's most fascinating features is the display case dedicated to showing off some of Ely's local history. Inside the case you'll find items and memorabilia from long-gone businesses and quintessential Ely destinations.
It's evident that The Loneliest Thrift Store is the creation of an individual with a huge knack for collecting unique vintage items. This place is so much more than a thrift shop. It's a love letter to the past, and it's begging for a visit.
You'll find The Loneliest Thrift Store In America on Aultman Street in Ely, Nevada.
Have you been to this quirky thrift store in Ely? This place is such a gem! It’s so worth going out of your way for. For more little-known spots, check out our list of
7 Hidden Places That Are Nevada’s Best Kept Secrets.