Have you ever wondered what is The World’s Largest Truckstop?
It’s The Iowa 80 TA, located in Walcott, Iowa.
The stop has more than 800 parking spots.
Huge chrome shop full if accessories.
Huge food court plus an excellent 300-seat restaurant.
Truckomat truck wash.
Cat scales world headquarters. Blimpie at fuel desk.
An embroidery shop on site.
Trucking museum with antique vehicles & memorabilia.
Dentist, barber, chiropractor on site.
Annual TRUCKERS JAMBOREE every July.
The Iowa 80 Truckstop is established back in 1964.
They are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. In fact, we haven’t closed our doors since opening day in 1964.
The Iowa 80 Trucking Museum was opened in July of 2008. The museum houses many antique trucks and transportation memorabilia. Museum tours are available by appointment.
Iowa 80 currently serves 5,000 customers per day and has parking spaces for 900 tractor-trailers, 250 cars and 20 buses.
The Iowa 80 TA Truckstop is part of the Iowa 80 Group that also owns Joplin 44 Petro, Joplin, Missouri; Oak Grove 70 Petro, Oak Grove, Missouri; Kenly 95 Petro, Kenly, North Carolina; Effingham Chrome Shop, Effingham, Illinois; Truckomats in: N. Little Rock, Arkansas; Indianapolis, Indiana; Walcott, Iowa; Joplin, Missouri, Oak Grove, Missouri; Kenly, North Carolina; Hebron, Ohio; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; CAT Scale Company, the Iowa 80 Trucking Museum and the IOWA80.COM mail-order trucking accessories catalog and e-commerce web site.
photo by: Jasperdo