[PHOTOS] Tour Inside the Iconic World’s Largest Truckstop
They say most New York City residents never visit the Statue of Liberty.
But just how large is it?
- They have 900 truck parking spaces.
- The main building is nearly 100,000 square feet
- They carry over 62,000 items in store.
- They're open 24/7/365.
- They serve 5,000 customers a day.
The first thing that strikes most visitors is the sheer SIZE of the place.
Located on 225 acres off Interstate 80 in Walcott, this place really is the undisputed "World's Largest Truckstop". And they still have room to make it even bigger in the future.
Don't let the size intimidate you, if all you need is a fast fill-up. It's one of the quickest in-and-outs for gassing up. But step inside and treat yourself to the royal treatment.
Check out the fitness room and movie theater.
There's even a dentist and a chiropractor! Walk in's are always welcome.
Yes, they have restaurants, convenience stores, and gift shops. You may be surprised to know they also have a library, plus truck and pet washes!
The Iowa 80 Truckstop is a literal one-stop for nearly everything you could need while on the road. And that's exactly the philosophy behind the Iowa 80 Truckstop.
And to top it off, Iowa 80 Truckstop throws a giant party every summer called the Walcott Truckers Jamboree with free admission and over 175 exhibits. There's live music, fireworks, and carnival games. Families come from all around to join the fun.
The Iowa Pork Chop Cookout is a must. The Super Truck Beauty Contest is one of the most popular events, and the Antique Truck Display pays homage to their 54 year history inside the Truckers Museum.
This year's Walcott Truckers Jamboree is July 12 - 14. And like everything else around here, it's really really BIG!
You can explore job opportunities at Iowa 80 Truckstop Careers.