To finish off the top 10 truck stops in the USA, here are the top 5!
#5 RPlace Family Restaurant
Say goodbye to bad road trip food and hello to RPlace Eatery. When they first opened in 1987, everyone was eating hamburgers and 10 cent cups of coffee. Now, RPlace Eatery makes the finest homemade food for travelers, truck drivers and their local community. They offer anything from steaks, burritos, salads, burgers, spaghetti, deli sandwiches, breakfast 24/7 and more! They’re also known for their in-house bakery, offering everything from homemade breads, cakes and even fresh pastries. If you want to bring RPlace Eatery home with you, they now offer catering for weddings, birthdays, corporate events and so much more!
RPlace Eatery is located in Morris, Illinois.
Hate waiting in lines? You won’t have to wait in line at Bucee’s. With over 31 cash registers and 60 gasoline pumps, Bucee’s has the largest convenience store measuring at an astonishing 68,000 square feet. You can get anything from souvenirs, food, clothes for your pets, and even costumes. They do say everything’s bigger in Texas, right?
Bucee’s is located on Interstate 35 between Austin and San Antonio, Texas.
#3 Jubitz Truck Stop and Travel Center
The Jubitz Truck Stop is known as the World’s Classiest Truck Stop. Not only can you play poker here but you can also enjoy live music from a variety of bands on the weekends. Give yourself a break from the radio and stop by!
Jubitz Truck Stop and Travel Center is located in Portland, Oregon.
#2 South of the Border
This truck stop started in 1949 as a small beer stand. It then evolved into a grill, drive in, motel, and now it is an iconic stop as you head south along the East Coast. What makes this truck stop stand out the most is Pedro. A giant statue of Pedro will greet you the moment you pull in. If Pedro didn’t win you over, maybe the largest indoor reptile exhibit in the United States will. Don’t like reptiles? What about amusement parks? There is something for everyone at the South of the Border truck stop.
South of the Border is located in Dillon, South Carolina.
#1 The Iowa 80 Truck Stop
Iowa 80 has been serving truck drivers for more than 50 years. It is now the world’s largest truck stop, or otherwise known as a trucker’s Disneyland. Iowa 80 Truck Stop has eight restaurants, a convenience store, gift store, Super Truck Showroom, barber shop, chiropractor, dentist, movie theatre, workout room, laundry room, truck wash and so much more. If your truck ever broke down near Iowa 80, you would never have to leave.
Iowa 80 is located in Walcott, Iowa
Even if you aren’t a truck driver, feel free to go visit all of these awesome truck stops. They offer a variety of entertainment and a unique experience to each individual. Have you visited any of the truck stops mentioned? What about any that we left out? Share with us your favorite stop in the comments section below!