Top Five: Cute Country Stores

Need a place to stop on your road trip? Check out these local charmers.

The Verne Store

est. 1898COUNTY


5789 State Rd. 61, Verne, 812-726-4937 SW

SHOPPING LIST breakfast, gas

BEFORE YOU CHECK OUT Buy an old-timer a cup of coffee in exchange for a local history lesson.





Sullivan’s Grocerysullivans-evansville-courier

est. 1883COUNTY


8400 W. State Rd. 65, Union, 812-354-2919 SW

SHOPPING LIST hot sandwiches, used paperbacks

BEFORE YOU CHECK OUT Take a load off in a rocking chair.








Cataract General Store

Cataract General Store

est. 1860COUNTY


2799 S. Cataract Rd., Cataract,765-795-4782

SHOPPING LIST local jams, jellies, and syrups; kitschy souvenirs and bric-a-brac; fishing bait

BEFORE YOU CHECK OUT Grab a cold bottle of Dad’s blue cream soda, Goody red pop, or Coco Fizz chocolate soda.


Cataract General Store #indianabackroads

A photo posted by Brian Forist (@bforist) on



yoho-circa-1970-websiteYoho General Store

est. 1934COUNTY


10043 Tulip Rd., Solsberry, 812-825-7834

SHOPPING LIST sandwiches, local baked goods, gas 

BEFORE YOU CHECK OUT Warm up by the potbelly stove (photo circa 1970).        



Waiting on Americus again…. A photo posted by Michael Porter (@hoosiermichael75) on



Enjoying some ice cream and country views ❤️🍦

A photo posted by Aimee J. (@aplusj_) on



Stephenson's General StoreStephenson’s General Store

est. late 1800sCOUNTY


618 W. State Rd. 62, Leavenworth, 812-739-4242

SHOPPING LIST old-fashioned candy, hardware, “I Did Time in Leavenworth” T-shirts

BEFORE YOU CHECK OUT Eat some ice cream at one of the picnic tables out front.