Strick’s Retirement: World’s Largest Truck Stop
ANOTHER place we’ve (well, mostly me) have wanted to visit for years….the Iowa 80 Truck Stop west of Davenport, Iowa near the Mississippi River.
Here’s the opening paragraph from their website:
A place where people want to stop. On the eastern edge of Iowa, not far from the Mississippi River, adjacent to the small town of Walcott, you’ll find a place like no other in the world. The Iowa 80 Truckstop, now the World’s Largest Truckstop, established its home here in 1964 and is now in itself a home away from home to countless drivers and a destination for travelers as well. Some say Iowa 80 Truckstop is like a small city, others have likened it to a Trucker’s Disneyland, all can agree it is a place not to be missed.
They have a huge truck museum next door and have a very large Truck Jamboree every year. It’s amazing.just a small portion of their parking lot that is being used for the jamboreeOver 900 Truck parking spots !! Just so you can compare…as we crossed…
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