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6 Reasons to Stop at Cracker Barrel

One of the most iconic restaurants all across the United States is Cracker Barrel Old Country Store. Ever since the first location opened in 1969, Cracker Barrel has been a family favorite for good food and a great place to stretch on road trips. Each member of the family has their own reasons for loving Cracker Barrel Old Country Stores but for those of you who can’t pick your favorite, I’ve got a list of 6 reasons to stop at Cracker Barrel!

Hobbies on a Budget received complimentary meals for the purpose of this post. All opinions are my own.

6 Reasons to Stop at Cracker Barrel

Favorite Candies

Cracker Barrel is a great place to pick up some of your favorite travel snacks! Ever since visiting the Jelly Belly Warehouse in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin and the Jelly Belly Factory in California, we have been huge fans of Jelly Belly Belly Flops! Did you know that you can buy these in the Cracker Barrel Stores?

You can buy Belly Flops at Cracker Barrel

Favorite Sodas

Another Kentucky favorite that we love to drink when we are traveling is Ale-8-One! You can’t buy it in most stores around the country, but Cracker Barrel carries the bottles! (Plus you can purchase many of your other favorite specialty sodas, too!)

Did you see that you can take a tour of the Ale-8-One Bottling Plant in Winchester, Kentucky?

You can buy Ale-8-1 at Cracker Barrel stores!

Home Cooking

One summer we were on an intense road trip logging hundreds of miles. We had eaten at all the local restaurants, sampled the specialty treats but we were really missing southern-style biscuits and gravy! We may have been two thousand miles from home, but we knew we could count on Cracker Barrel to gives us the taste of home we were craving!

Classic Games

And of course, Cracker Barrel always helps make road trips a little more relaxing! Unless of course, your family is as competitive as ours is. Then you know that waiting for your food is a bit intense!

Games at Cracker Barrel while you wait for the food!

Gift Options

Whether you are looking for sweatshirts, ponchos, tea towels or gift books, Cracker Barrel has you covered. As the season’s change, so does the selection. You can find something for everyone – even if that someone is yourself!

End of Season Clearance Sales

Don’t forget to look for end of season clearance and discounts as well. Cracker Barrel is constantly rotating the themes, patterns and seasonal items which means you can find some great deals!

What is your favorite thing about Cracker Barrel Old Country Store and Restaurant? I’d love to hear!

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