Check out some of these locations when you’re feeling like ditching the usual run-down highway stops and fast food for a little rest and recharge while you’re on the road. All truck stops on this list are guaranteed to impress.
If you’re ever up in Portland, don’t miss out on this stop. Jubitz is known as “The World’s Classiest Truck Stop”. It’s not hard to believe them when Jubitz is a hotel, restaurant, movie theater, and lounge with nightly entertainment all in one. In fact, Jubitz boasts their Ponderosa lounge is "Portland's biggest and best country western bar since 1969". Not to mention, they are open 24/7 and offer maintenance services on location.
There are 22 Buc-ee’s locations in the US, and, having originated in Texas, they do it BIG. Buc-ee’s is known for their rows of snacks going up to the ceiling. The convenience store on Interstate 35 is roughly 68,000 square feet, making it the largest in the world. Featuring 60 gas pumps and 31 cash registers, we’re guessing they’ve got room for you, too.
Iowa 80 Truck Stop
Known as the World’s Largest Truck Stop, this stop has enough parking spaces for 900 trailers, 250 cars, and 20 buses. And it’s not just a huge parking lot – you can stop in to see a movie, take a shower, give your pet a wash at the “Dogomat Pet Wash”, and give yourself a wash in one of their 24 private showers.
If you’re driving in Flagstaff, Arizona at Exit 198 off of I-40, you’ll find Little America. This truck stop disguises itself as a luxury hotel. If you have time for a round of golf and swimming, this is the go-to stop. Plus, the Little America Grill serves any food you can think of, including their famous 75 cent ice cream.
Sapp Bros has 16 full-service truck stops all across the country. Sapp Bros. Travel Center make the top of many lists because of their high-quality service (24 hour roadside assistance – we are all supporters of that!), the “cleanest restrooms and showers on the road”, and their popular restaurant Apple Barrel. Their 40 years of business can attest that they’ll still be around next time you’re on the road.
So that’s what comes in at the top of our list for the best truck stops in the nation, while there are surely many others that could be included. What are some of your favorites? Check these out and factor in a little time on your next haul when you need to stop for a recharge.
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