Travel Channel counts down 10 best truckstops

| Wednesday, June 04, 2003

The Travel Channel recently featured the World’s Best Truckstops on its regularly daily program “World’s Best.” Each truckstop was chosen for its unique accommodations, including amusement parks, flea markets, trucker-sized dens, four-star hotels, gambling classes, Muslim prayer rooms, limousine service, a church, doctor, Starbucks coffee and even a spa. Here’s the list:

10. South of the Border
Dillon, SC
Best Vacation Truckstop

9. Iowa 80 Truckstop
Walcott, IA
World’s Largest Truckstop

8. Alamo Travel Center
Sparks, NV
Best Truckstop for Gambling

7. Ayer Keroh
Melaka, Malasia
Most Exotic Truckstop

6. Rip Griffin Travel Center
New Brausfels, TX
Best Truckstop with a Limo

5. Jubitz Travel Plaza
Portland, OR
World’s Classiest Truckstop

4. Derrick Travel Plaza
Salisbury, NC
Best Truckstop for Religion

3. Highlands Petro
Racine, WI
Best Truckstop with a Doc

2. Lodi Travel Plaza
Lodi, OH
Best Yuppie Truckstop

1. Autohof Strohofer
Geiselwind, Germany
Best Truckstop with a Spa