Three Best Truck Stops for Food and Hospitality


The right accommodations can ensure a successful stop.

Ensure you stop at only the best rest stops while traveling.

Gray Transportation knows that as a truck driver, some of the only respite you get is at rest stops across the country. If they’re not the best, it can drag down your mood. If you really enjoy the food and amenities offered, it can refresh you for the long road ahead. If you’re a truck driver or know someone who is, check out this list of the best truck stops in the Midwest and the country and make sure to stop by and enjoy them!

Iowa 80 Truck Stop

The Iowa 80 Truck Stop has private showers (24 of them!), delicious food and plenty of entertainment. The stop has a 60-seat movie theater, a trucking museum, an embroidery-vinyl graphics shop, a barber shop, a dentist’s office, and a truck wash. It’s pretty much a one-stop shop for all your needs. Gramma’s Kitchen, a nearby restaurant, has amazing comfort food. Make sure to try the breaded pork tenderloin sandwich when you’re there.

Find the I-80 truck stop at 755 I-80 Rd, Walcott, IA 52773 and Gramma’s Kitchen at 3408 N Plainview Rd, Walcott, IA 52773.

R Place Restaurant

If you’re looking for a great place to stop and enjoy some real food, this is the place. It’s open 24 hours, making it perfect for truckers, and it’s famous for its four-pound Premium Ethyl Burger. If you can eat the whole thing in an hour, it’s free. There are classic dishes like mac ‘n cheese, chicken fingers, wings and onion rings, as well as a bakery.

Find R Place Restaurant at 21 Romines Dr, Morris, IL 60450.

Johnson’s Corner

This restaurant/bakery/truck stop is known for its great hospitality. Its home style cooking can appeal to everyone, with its breakfast being rated as one of Time & Leisure magazine’s top 10 in the whole world.

Find this stop at 2842 SE Frontage Rd, Johnstown, CO 80534.

Gray Transportation wants you to have a great experience truck driving, so check out these truck stops if you have the chance!