Top 10 Truck Stops in America.The Road
Editor’s note: This blog post was inspired and adapted from a blog post on Teletracnavman.
What do you look for in a truck stop—delicious food, comfort, maybe even shopping? For many truck drivers, the road is their home and truck stops provide an opportunity to refresh after a long day of driving. Here are ten truck stops throughout the United States that have more to offer than most:
- Jubitz – Portland, Oregon
Named the “World’s Classiest Truck Stop,” Jubitz has been providing world class transportation services for 60 years. This truck stop offers a variety of amenities, including a 24-hour restaurant, truck maintenance, and Jubitz cinema, which shows first run movies for only $5.00.
- Little America – Little America, Wyoming
Little America describes itself as an oasis for truck drivers. They provide 16 fueling islands, a convenience store, private showers, a driver’s lounge, and an onsite 24-hour deli.
- North Forty Truck Stop – Holladay, Tennessee
Truck drivers can fill bellies and trucks alike at the North Forty Truck Stop. Not only do they serve breakfast 24 hours a day, they also offer massages, laundry service, and a relaxing TV room.
- Speedway – Disputanta, Virginia
Speedway’s Disputanta location can house more than one hundred trucks and offers a restaurant and truck driver lounge. Speedway offers a rewards program you can use at any Speedway location in the United States.
- Pilot Travel Center – Bath, New York
Pilot Travel Center has more than 15 locations throughout the United States. Its Bath location offers a variety of amenities, including public laundry, 70 parking spaces, wireless internet, showers, and a hot deli.
- Whiskey Pete’s – Primm, Nevada
Whiskey Pete’s is more than a truck stop—it’s a full-fledged resort, providing a unique experience for truck drivers on the California-Nevada state line. Drivers can enjoy the atmosphere of an early mining town and try out the 36,400 foot casino.
- South of the Border – Hamer, South Carolina
What started as a small beer joint has transformed into a roadside attraction. South of the Border, a Mexican-themed complex, features a 200-foot-tall sombrero tower, amusement park, reptile lagoon, restaurant, and motel. Time Magazine named it one of America’s Top 50 Roadside Attractions.
- Morris Travel Center – Morris, Illinois
Morris Travel Center is known for R Place, its 24-hour restaurant, which serves the “finest homemade food.” Morris Travel Center also offers onsite laundry, 200 truck parking spaces, and extensive walking trails.
- Sapp Bros – Sidney, Nebraska
Sapp Bros has 16 full-service travel centers across the country that have been operating for over 40 years. At Sapp Bros in Sidney, you never need an appointment for truck service, and its staff is known for providing superior customer service. Sapp Bros prides itself on restroom cleanliness, claiming they provide the “cleanest restrooms and showers on the road.
- Iowa 80 – Walcott, Iowa
Welcome to the World’s Largest Truck Stop! Described as “a place where people want to stop,” Iowa 80 has been serving the professional driver for 52 years. Here you can find practically anything, including a super truck showroom, barbershop, truckomat, and movie theatre. And don’t forget to utilize one of their 24 private showers. Iowa 80 was featured in our truck driver appreciation infographic last year.