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Truck Stop Directory

Feb
20,
2008
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A professional truck driver gets to know the best places to stop for a meal or rest during their time over the road. Normally based on what services are available, ease of parking, safety, etc., each driver has their own “favorite” spots to stop along the way during their travels. These are mine:

ALABAMA:

Bucksville: Petro, I-20/59 @ exit 100

Cullman: Jack’s Truck Stop, I-65 @ exit 304

Grand Bay: T/A, I-10 @ exit 4

Robertsdale: Oasis Travel Center, I-10 @ exit 53

ARIZONA:

Eloy: T/A, I-10 @ exit 203

Kingman: Petro, I-40 @ exit 66

Tonopah: Rip Griffin, I-10 @ exit 103

ARKANSAS:

Earle: T/A, I-40 @ exit 260

Prescott: Rip Griffin, I-30 @ exit 44

Russellville: Flying J, I-40 @ exit 84

West Memphis: Petro, I-40 @ exit 280

CALIFORNIA:

Buttonwillow: T/A, I-5 @ exit 257

Coachella: T/A, I-10 @ exit 146

Corning: Petro, I-5 @ exit 630

Lodi: 3 B’s Truck Plaza, I-5 @ exit 485

Madera: Pilot Travel Center, Hwy. 99 @ exit 159

Ontario: T/A, I-10 @ exit 57

COLORADO:

Cameo: Gay Johnson’sA/T Stop, I-70 @ exit 47

Fountain: Tomahawk A/T Plaza, I-25 @ exit 128

Limon: Rip Griffin, I-70 @ exit 359

Loveland: Johnson’s Corner, I-25 @ exit 254

CONNECTICUT:

Branford: T/A, I-95 @ exit 56

DELAWARE:

Middletown: 301 Plaza, US 301 South

FLORIDA:

Jacksonville: T/A, I-95 @ exit 329

Lake Panasoffkee: Spirit Travel Center, I-75 @ exit 321

Mossy Head: Lucky 13, I-10 @ exit 70

Reddick: Petro, I-75 @ exit 368

Vero Beach: T/A, I-95 @ exit 147

GEORGIA:

Carnesville: Petro, I-85 @ exit 160

Richmond Hill: T/A, I-95 @ exit 87

Tallapoosa: Noble A/T Plaza, I-20 @ exit 5

Unadilla: All State Truck Stop, I-75 @ exit 121

IDAHO:

Boise: Boise Stage Stop, I-84 @ exit 71

Eden: Travelers Oasis, I-84 @ exit 182

Idaho Falls: Yellowstone T/S, I-15 @ exit 113

Post Falls: Flying J, I-90 @ exit 2

Twin Falls: Flying J, I-84 @ exit 173

ILLINOIS:

Effingham: Dixie Travel Plaza, I-57-70 @ exit 159

McLean: Dixie Truckers Plaza, I-55 @ exit 145

Peru: Crazy D’s, I-80 @ exit 75

Russell: T/A, I-94 @ exit 1

Troy: St. Louis East Truck Plaza, I-55-70 @ exit 18

INDIANA:

Brazil: Brazil 70 T/S, I-70 @ exit 23

Fort Wayne: Fort Wayne Truck Plaza, I-69 @ exit 109A

Memphis: Country Style Plaza, I-65 @ exit 16

Remington: Hoosier Heartland Travel Center, I-65 @ exit 201

IOWA:

Ainsworth: Four Corners, US 218 & Rt. 92

Altoona: Bosselman Travel Center, I-80 @ exit 142A

Denison: Ampride Truck Plaza, US 59N & Rt. 141

Elk Run Heights: Road Ranger, I-380 @ exit 68

Sioux City: Truck Haven, I-29 @ exit 143

Walcott: Iowa 80 T/A, I-80 @ exit 284

Williams: Boondock’s USA, I-35 @ exit 144

KANSAS:

Beto Junction: T/A, I-35 @ exit 155

Garden City: Garden City Travel Plaza, Hwy. 50 & 83

Newton: Newell Truck Plaza, I-135 @ exit 31

Oakley: Mitten Truck Stop, I-70 @ exit 76

KENTUCKY:

Corbin: Corbin Travel Plaza, I-75 @ exit 29

Paducah: Southern Pride, I-24 @ exit 16

Richwood: T/A, I-71-75 @ exit 175

Smiths Grove: Smiths Grove BP, I-65 @ exit 38

Sonora: Davis Brothers Travel Plaza, I-65 @ exit 81

Waddy: Waddy Travel Center, I-64 @ exit 43

LOUISIANA:

Bayou Vista: Bayou Vista T/P & Casino, US 90

Crowley: Exit 80 Travel Plaza, I-10 @ exit 80

Greenwood: Kelly’s Travel Plaza, I-20 @ exit 5

Grosse Tete: Tiger Truck Stop, I-10 @ exit 139

Hammond: Petro, I-12 @ exit 40

Tallulah: T/A, I-20 @ exit 171

MAINE:

Fairfield: Truckers International, I-95 @ exit 132

MARYLAND:

Elkton: Petro, I-95 @ exit 109A

Hancock: Little Sandy’s Truck Stop, I-70 @ exit 3

Newburg: One Stop Travel Plaza, Hwy. 301 S @ MM 3

MASSACHUSETTS:

Chicopee: Pride Travel Center, I-90 @ exit 6

Whately: Whately Truck Stop, I-91 @ exit 24

MICHIGAN:

Battle Creek: Te-Khi Travel Court, I-94 @ exit 104

Bridgeport: T/A, I-75 @ exit 144B

Dexter: T/A, I-94 @ exit 167

Dimondale: Windmill Truck Stop, I-96 @ exit 98A, I-69 @ exit 70

MINNESOTA:

Albert Lea: T/A, I-35 @ exit 11

Cannon Falls: Cannonball A/T Plaza, Hwy. 52 S & Rt. 24 E

Fergus Falls: Big Chief Truck Stop, I-94 @ exit 61

Sauk Centre: Trucker’s Inn, I-94 @ exit 127

MISSISSIPPI:

Escatawpa: Cone A/T Plaza, I-10 @ exit 69

Hattiesburg: Dan’s Truck Stop, US 49 S

Hickory Flat: New Mart, Hwy. 78 & 178

Jackson: Petro, I-20-55 @ exit 45

Winona: High Point Travel Center, I-55 @ exit 185

MISSOURI:

Cuba: Voss Truck Port, I-44 @ exit 208

Columbia: Midway A/T Plaza, I-70 @ exit 121

Matthews: T/A, I-55 @ exit 58

Oak Grove: Petro, I-70 @ exit 28

Strafford: T/A, I-44 @ exit 88

MONTANA:

Belgrade: Flying J, I-90 @ exit 298

Laurel: Pelican Truck Plaza, I-90 @ exit 437

Missoula: Muralt’s Travel Plaza, I-90 @ exit 96

Shelby: Town Pump Travel Plaza, I-15 @ exit 363

NEBRASKA:

Big Springs: Bosselman Travel Center, I-80 @ exit 107

Grand Island: Bosselman Travel Center, I-80 @ exit 312

Lincoln: Shoemaker’s Travel Plaza, I-80 @ exit 395

Ogallala: T/A, I-80 @ exit 126

York: Petro, I-80 @ exit 353

NEVADA:

Las Vegas: Petro, I-15 @ exit 54

Sparks: Petro, I-80 @ exit 20 EB or exit 21 WB

Wells: Flying J, I-80 @ exit 352

Winnemucca: Flying J Fuel Stop, I-80 @ exit 176

NEW HAMPSHIRE:

Lebanon: Exit 18 Truck Stop, I-89 @ exit 18

NEW JERSEY:

Carney’s Point: Flying J, I-295 @ exit 2C

Columbia: T/A, I-80 @ exit 4

Paulsboro: T/A, I-295 @ exit 18

NEW MEXICO:

Alamogordo: Timeout Travel Center, US 82 N

Casa Blanca: Dancing Eagle Travel Center, I-40 @ exit 108

Las Cruces: T/A, I-10 @ exit 139

Moriarty: Rip Griffin, I-40 @ exit 194

Santa Rosa: T/A, I-40 @ exit 277

Socorro: Santa Fe Diner & Truck Stop, I-25 @ exit 115

Springer: Russell Truck & Travel, I-25 @ exit 419

NEW YORK:

Binghamton: T/A, I-81 @ exit 2 W NB or exit 3 SB

Buffalo: Jim’s Truck Plaza, I-90 @ exit 52E

Dansville: T/A, I-390 @ exit 5

Fultonville: T/A, I-90 @ exit 28

Kanona: Wilson Farms AmBest, I-86 @ exit 37

Maybrook: T/A, I-84 @ exit 5

Mexico: Sun-Up A/T Plaza, I-81 @ exit 34

Waterloo: Petro, I-90 @ exit 41

NORTH CAROLINA:

Candler: T/A, I-40 @ exit 37

Dunn: Sadler Travel Plaza, I-95 @ exit 75

Mebane: Petro, I-40-85 @ exit 157

Salisbury: Derrick Travel Plaza, I-85 @ exit 71

Whitsett: T/A, I-40-85 @ exit 138

NORTH DAKOTA:

Bismarck: StaMart Travel Center, I-94 @ exit 161

Fargo: Petro, I-94 @ exit 348

Grand Forks: Big Sioux Travel Plaza, I-29 @ exit 138

Jamestown: Jamestown Truck Plaza, I-94 @ exit 260

Minot: Econo Stop, US 2-52 Bypass (EB) & US 83

OHIO:

Beaverdam: Flying J, I-75 @ exit 135

Hebron: T/A, I-70 @ exit 126

Leavittsburg: Short Stop Truck Plaza, I-80 @ exit 209 – 2.5 miles East

London: T/A, I-70 @ exit 79

Seville: T/A, I-71 @ exit 209

Stony Ridge: T/A, I-80-90 @ exit 71

OKLAHOMA:

Big Cabin: Big Cabin Truck Plaza, I-44 @ exit 283

Oklahoma City: Petro, I-35-40 @ exit 127

Sallisaw: Ed’s Truck Stop, I-40 @ exit 311

Sayre: Flying J, I-40 @ exit 20

OREGON:

Baker City: Baker Truck Corral, I-84 @ exit 304

Canyonville: Seven Feathers Travel Center, I-5 @ exit 99

La Pine: Gordys Truck Stop, Located on Whitney Road

Phoenix: Petro, I-5 @ exit 24

Troutdale: T/A, I-84 @ exit 17

PENNSYLVANIA:

Barkeyville: T/A, I-80 @ exit 29

Breezewood: Petro, I-76 @ exit 161 or I-70 @ exit 147

Duncannon: Clarks Ferry All American, 1/4 mile EAST of Hwy. 11-15

Frystown: Frystown All American Plaza, I-78 @ exit 10

Hickory Run: Hickory Run Travel Plaza, I-80 @ exit 274

Milton: Petro, I-80 @ exit 215

RHODE ISLAND:

West Greenwich: RI’s Only 24 Hr A/T Plaza, I-95 @ exit 5B

SOUTH CAROLINA:

Blacksburg: Mr. Waffle, I-85 @ exit 104

Columbia: Columbia 20 Travel Center, I-20 @ exit 71

Cowpens: Mr. Waffle Auto/Truck Plaza, I-85 @ exit 83

Duncan: T/A, I-85 @ exit 63

Florence: Petro, I-95 @ exit 169

Manning: T/A, I-95 @ exit 119

SOUTH DAKOTA:

Mitchell: I-90 Travel Center, I-90 @ exit 332

Rapid City: Windmill Truck Stop, I-90 @ exit 55

Watertown: Stone’s Truck Stop, I-29 @ exit 177

TENNESSEE:

Denmark: T/A, I-40 @ exit 68

Franklin: T/A, I-65 @ exit 61

Kingston Springs: Petro, I-40 @ exit 188

Lebanon: Uncle Pete’s Truck Stop, I-40 @ exit 239A

Monteagle: Monteagle Truck Plaza, I-24 @ exit 135

Niota: Crazy Ed’s, I-75 @ exit 56

TEXAS:

Amarillo: Petro, I-40 @ exit 75

Baytown: T/A, I-10 @ exit 789

Beaumont: Petro, I-10 @ exit 848

Big Spring: Rip Griffin, I-20 @ exit 177

Buda: Dorsett’s 221 Truck Stop, I-35 @ exit 221

Denton: T/A, I-35 @ exit 471

Edinburg: T/A, US 281, 5 miles North of Town

El Paso: Petro, I-10 @ exit 37

Gainesville: Hitchin’ Post Truck Stop, I-35 @ exit 500

Huntsville: Hitchin’ Post Truck Terminal, I-45 @ exit 118

Marshall: Pony Express Travel Center, I-20 @ exit 617

Ozona: Circle Bar A/T Plaza, I-10 @ exit 372

San Antonio: Petro, I-10 @ exit 582

Victoria: Big Vic Truck Stop, US 87 & 59

Weatherford: Petro, I-20 @ exit 409

UTAH:

Green River: West Winds Truck Stop, I-70 @ exit 158

Lake Point: T/A, I-80 @ exit 99

Ogden: Flying J, I-15-84 @ exit 346

VERMONT:

Wells River: P&H Truck Stop, I-91 @ exit 17

VIRGINIA:

Ashland: T/A, I-95 @ exit 92

Emporia: Sadler Travel Plaza, I-95 @ exit 11B

Raphine: White’s Truck Stop, I-64-81 @ exit 205

Ruther Glen: Petro, I-95 @ exit 104

Troutville: T/A, I-81 @ exit 150

Wytheville: T/A, I-77 @ exit 41 or I-81 @ exit 72

WASHINGTON:

Ellensburg: Flying J, I-90 @ exit 109

Kalama: Rebel Truck Stop, I-5 @ exit 27

Tacoma: Flying J, I-5 @ exit 136

Union Gap: Gearjammer Truck Plaza, I-82 @ exit 36

WEST VIRGINIA:

Jane Lew: Jane Lew Truck Stop, I-79 @ exit 105

Mineral Wells: Liberty Truck Stop, I-77 @ exit 170

Mount Nebo: U-Save Travel Plaza, Hwy. 19 & Rt. 129

Valley Grove: T/A, I-70 @ exit 11

WISCONSIN:

Black River Falls: Flying J, I-94 @ exit 116

Cadott: River Country Plaza, Hwy. 27 & 29

Curtiss: Abbyland Travel Center, Hwy. 29 @ Exit 127

DeForest: T/A, I-90-94 @ exit 132

Edgerton: Edgerton Shell Oasis, I-90 @ exit 160

Fond du Lac: Stretch Truck Stop, Hwy. 41 & CR OO

Green Bay: Country Express A/T Stop, I-43 @ exit 180

Hudson: T/A, I-94 @ exit 4

Janesville: T/A, I-90 @ exit 171C

Johnson Creek: Pine Cone Travel Plaza, I-94 @ exit 267

Oshkosh: Planeview Travel Plaza, US 41 @ exit 113

Racine: Petro, I-94 @ exit 333

Richfield: Richfield Truck Stop, US 41-45 & Rt. 167

WYOMING:

Cheyenne: Flying J, I-25 @ exit 7

Douglas: Broken Wheel Truck Stop, I-25 @ exit 135

Fort Bridger: T/A, I-80 @ exit 30

Lander: Stub’s Truck Stop, On Rt. 789

Laramie: Petro, I-80 @ exit 310

Lusk: Outpost Truck Stop, On US 85, 3 blocks S of Rt. 18-20

Rawlins: Rip Griffin, I-80 @ exit 214

Rock Springs: Flying J, I-80 @ exit 104

Aubrey Allen Smith is a veteran OTR driver with over 3 million safe miles. He is the author of the first and original Truth About Trucking.

© 2008 – 2009, Allen Smith. All rights reserved.

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Allen Smith is a 37 year veteran who started at an early age in a household goods family moving business. He began driving straight trucks in 1977 and moved to the big rigs in 1982. His experience within the industry includes; owner operator, company driver, operations manager, and owner of a long distance HHG moving business, taking many of the long haul moves himself when needed. Allen Smith, a truck driver advocate who is driven by the desire to help others succeed within an industry where injustice, unrewarded sacrifice, and lack of respect and recognition exists. Allen and his wife Donna are hosts of Truth About Trucking ”Live” on Blog Talk Radio. Other websites include AskTheTrucker, TruckingSocialMedia, NorthAmericanTruckingALerts, TruthAboutTrucking, and many Social Media websites. In 2011 Allen and Donna hosted the first Truck Driver Social Media Convention, designed to create unity and solutions for the trucking industry. This is now being extended through the North American Trucking Alerts network as those within the industry join forces for the betterment of the industry. Allen strongly supports other industry advocates who are also stepping up to the plate to help those who share honesty, guidance and direction. He believes that all those involved in trucking need to be accountable for their part within the industry, including drivers, carriers, brokers, shippers, receivers, etc… The list of supporters and likeminded people grow daily, networking together and sharing thoughts and ideas for the betterment of trucking. He has coined the popular phrase "Raising the standards of the trucking industry"

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6 Responses to Truck Stop Directory. - Post a Comment

  1. robert watts

    Dallas PETRO RIGHT OFF THE 20 ON LANCASTER……VERY FRIENDLY STAFF.I SHOLUD KNOW, I WAS STRANDED THERE FOR ONE WEEK

  2. admin

    Thanks Robert…Appreciate the input.

    Anyone else have a stop they’d like to mention?

  3. Tim Collins

    Is there a way to list these truckstops in a “printer friendly” format?

  4. Allen Smith

    I believe you can copy and paste in a word document and then print it out from there.

    Donna

  5. Allen Smith

    Hey Tim: Here’s the PDF file if you would like to download and print out . . . thanks, Allen

    http://www.truthabouttrucking.com/trucking/documents/truck-stop-directory.pdf

  6. Dear Fuel Purchasing Manager,

    It is our pleasure to inform you that our Shell Fuel Station is OPEN 24 Hours to help serve your Truck / Bus fleet drivers for Diesel and other needs. We gladly accept COMDATA, EFS, T-CHECK, TCH, FUELMAN and SHELL FLEET CARDS for our ULTRA LOW SULFUR DIESEL fuel.

    Additional Services . . .
    • Restaurant on site
    • Money Order & Western Union
    • Tire and Mechanical Repair Shop
    • Shower, Washer and Dryer
    • Plenty of Parking for Buses
    • Easy Enter and Exit to and from Highway 35 – Exit 204
    • San Marcos is Half Way between Austin and San Antonio

    Please feel free to contact our location manager, Al or Jay at 512-392-4040 anytime if you may have any questions.

    We are looking forward to be your routine Fuel Station!

    Thank you,

    Al / Jay
    Location Managers
    * San Marcos Truck Stop * 209 IH 35, San Marcos, TX 78666 * Exit 204 of Hwy 35 *

    COMDATA, EFS, T-CHECK, TCH, FUELMAN and SHELL FLEET CARDS

    (PLEASE FORWARD THIS COUPON / LETTER TO YOUR DRIVERS)
    FREE COFFEE, OR FOUNTAIN DRINK AND A FREE SHOWER WITH 50 GALLONS OR MORE FUEL
    SAN MARCOS TRUCK STOP. COUPON EXP. 11-30-2009

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