These 9 Cities Are About to Get a Buc-ee's!

Find out what’s so great about this convenience store chain and if you’re getting one soon.
Last updated April 25, 2023 | By Jenny Cohen Edited By Jeff White
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Texas-based, and cult-favorite, Buc-ee’s convenience stores are continuing to expand across the country so you may not have to go to the Lone Star State to visit one of their locations.

It can be a big deal to get a new Buc-ee’s in your area. When the convenience store chain opened a location in Athens, Alabama in 2022, for example, more than 100 people stood in line to have the honor of being the first people into the new store.

See how close a new stop off the highway is to you and use your best cash-back credit card to save money on gas and pick up some fun Buc-ee's finds.

Auburn, Alabama

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The Auburn location of Buc-ee’s will be the fourth store the chain will be adding to the state of Alabama.

It may become a good hang-out for students at nearby Auburn University who will benefit from the Buc-ee’s being open 24 hours.

The store will be selling its famous Beaver Nuggets Corn Puffs along with plenty of other items in the 53,000-square-foot Auburn location.

Smiths Grove, Kentucky

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Western Kentucky will be adding a Buc-ee’s in 2023 with 54,000 square feet of space for all the Texas barbecue, fudge, and anything else you can find in the famous convenience store.

The company opened its first Kentucky location in Richmond in 2022 53,000 square feet of space and 120 fueling locations.

Sevierville, Tennessee

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Check out the new Buc-ee’s in Sevierville when it opens in the early summer of 2023. The store will cover 74,000 square feet of space for shoppers.

The stop will be close to Dollywood, so you’ll have plenty of choices of snacks after a trip to the famous amusement park.

The first Buc-ee’s location in Tennessee opened its door in Crossville in 2022. The store features 53,400 square feet of shopping as well as 120 fueling stations.

Johnstown, Colorado

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Colorado’s first Buc-ee’s will open in late 2023 in Johnstown along Interstate 25 between Denver and Fort Collins, Colorado.

It’s the perfect spot for visitors who will be spending time in the state hiking, skiing, and enjoying any other amazing outdoor activities in colorful Colorado.

The convenience store chain broke ground on the facility in 2022 and will include 74,000 square feet of space and 116 fueling pumps.

Harrison County, Mississippi

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Mississippi’s Gulf Coast will be the home of the first Buc-ee’s with a new location in Harrison County.

It’s a prime location for an area that's continuing to expand with plenty of future offerings for amusement park rides, entertainment, and other attractions for visitors.

The Mississippi Department of Transportation is funding improvements to the exit on Interstate 10 to accommodate the extra traffic and construction in the area, including the new retail location for Buc-ee’s.

Boerne, Texas

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The Texas chain is sticking to its roots with a new location in Boerne, Texas outside of San Antonio.

Visitors can check out the fudge and Texas barbecue, which is sure to be a tasty treat in its home state.

The location, like many other Buc-ee’s stores, will pride itself on good pay and clean bathrooms after it builds out 53,000 square feet of space.

Hillsboro, Texas

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Texas will also be home to a new location in Hillsboro, south of the Dallas-Fort Wayne area, giving the Lone Star State another great spot to find Beaver Nuggets.

Check out the new location with 74,000 square feet of space and 120 fueling stations. The store is set to open its doors in about a year.

Anderson, South Carolina

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Buc-ee’s is continuing its expansion in South Carolina with a location in Anderson expected to open in 2025.

This may be the perfect spot for visitors who want to check out the “Friendliest City in South Carolina.”

Buc-ee’s opened its first South Carolina location in 2022 in Florence with a 53,000-square-foot location.

Springfield, Missouri

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Buc-ee’s is planning to open a new store in Springfield, the hometown of game show host Bob Barker and actors Brad Pitt and Kathleen Turner.

The store, which will be the first in the state of Missouri, will feature 53,000 square feet of space and plenty of Texas barbecue for patrons who stop by or line up at one of the 120 fueling stations.

Bottom line

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Buc-ee’s can be a good quick stop on the highway. Take some time to look around, grab some snacks, and see what else you can find at one of these stores with a cult following.

And remember to take the best rewards credit cards with you to earn extra perks and points as you wander through the aisles.

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Jenny Cohen Jenny Cohen is a freelance writer who has covered a bit of everything, from finance to sports to her favorite TV shows. Her work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and