Calling all road trippers, jerky enthusiasts, and clean-bathroom connoisseurs – Buc-ee's is about to bless Kentucky with its glorious presence! And guess what? If you live in Southern Indiana, you're just a two-hour drive away from experiencing the magic.

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Why Buc-ee's Makes Travelers Go Wild

Buc-ee's has been around since the early 80s, with travel centers starting in Texas and slowly moving into the Midwest. Their website boasts the World's Cleanest Restrooms, and unlike a typical truck stop, you won't find any semis parked overnight in any of their lots. You will find a ton of merch with Buc-ee's mug on it.

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Cleanliness Fit for a King (or Queen of the Road): Forget the sketchy gas station restrooms of yore. Buc-ee's boasts the cleanest restrooms in America, with spacious stalls and top-notch facilities. No more holding your breath – pit stops have become a delight!
The World's Largest Convenience Store? You Bet! Prepare to be awestruck! The Smiths Grove location might not be the record-holding 74,000-square-foot giant, but it'll still be a sight to behold.
A Feast for the Road Warrior: Buc-ee's isn't just gas and snacks – it's a culinary wonderland! From mouthwatering brisket sandwiches to legendary Beaver Nuggets (trust us, you need to try them!), their food offerings are legendary. Plus, there's a massive selection of drinks, jerky, and sweet treats to fuel your next adventure.
Gas Up in Style: With a whopping 120 gas pumps at the ready, filling up at Buc-ee's is a breeze. Plus, they're known for competitive gas prices, so you can save some green while topping off your tank.
A Souvenir for Every Smile: From quirky Buc-ee's swag to Kentucky-specific keepsakes, their gift shops are a treasure trove for finding the perfect road trip memento.

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World's Largest Convenience Store - Small Town Kentucky

While Buc-ee's typically sets up shop in larger towns, the Smiths Grove, Kentucky location will hold a special title: the smallest city in the US to boast a Buc-ee's! This marks the second Buc-ee's in Kentucky, and the good news for our Indiana friends is that it's just a two-hour drive from Evansville.

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Buc-ee's Smiths Grove, Kentucky
4001 Smiths Grove-Scottsville Road
Grand Opening: Monday, June 24, 2024

10 'Must-Get' Items at Buc-ee's

Most items on the list won't last long, but a couple you can keep in the cupboard for a substantial amount time; break them out for guest: "Oh, yes, we got this at Buc-ee's, right after they opened. Well, it wasn't RIGHT after they opened, that would have been crazy."

Gallery Credit: Dave Jensen

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24 Hilarious Buc-ee's Signs You Must See

Buc-ee's always does a great job bringing attention to their business with clever billboard signs, here is a look at some of their very best.

Gallery Credit: Billy Jenkins

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