Iowa October 18, 2018
6 Unique Gas Stations In Iowa That Are Way More Than A Place To Fuel Up
When you’re on the road, sometimes you need a little pick me up. These Iowa gas stations are a little more fun than your average pit stop, and they’re so worth adding to your next road trip itinerary!
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life. While we continue to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, please take proper precautions or add them to your bucket list to see at a later date. If you know of a local business that could use some extra support during these times, please nominate them here:
1. Iowa 80 Truck Stop
Iowa 80 Truck Stop is the largest truck stop in the world, and you won't believe what's hiding here. There's a trucking museum, several restaurants, a dentist, a library, a movie theatre, and more.
Address: 505 Sterling Dr, Walcott, IA 52773
2. Iowa's Best Burger Cafe
This gas station diner is dedicated to burgers - and they know how to do them right! Try a classic cheeseburger with all the fixings, or branch out and enjoy their burger of the week. You never know what's going to be on special, but you can rest assured it will be delicious.
Address: 1570 IA-224, Kellogg, IA 50135
3. Co-Op Gas & Oil, Sioux Center
Co-Op Gas & Oil in Sioux Center is the last full service station in Iowa. Fill up here without leaving your car, and enjoy a window washing while you wait! You'll feel like you've stepped back in time.
Address: 153 N Main Ave, Sioux Center, IA 51250
4. Route 63 Quik Stop & Diner, Bloomfield
This gas station diner serves up tasty breakfast, lunch, and dinner entrees, but locals head here to enjoy some of the best gas station chicken you'll find in Iowa.
Address: 206 N Washington St # 1, Bloomfield, IA 52537
5. The Holy BP, Dubuque
This gigantic Sacred Heart of Jesus statue was built by George Issac, who owned the station and put the statue up as a symbol of gratitude. At night, it's lit up.
Address: 4900 Old Highway Rd, Dubuque, IA
6. Kalmes Catering & Station, St Donatus
Kalmes has been a St. Donatus icon for generations - the first store opened in the 1850s! For years, Kalmes has been a great little tavern where you can also fill up the tank, and now they've got a catering business, too.
100 Main St, St Donatus, IA 52071
Have you visited any of these spots when you’ve been on the road? If not, it’s time to get out and explore the Hawkeye State! To see the best of Iowa by car, I recommend heading out on
This Scenic Road Trip That Takes You To All 7 Wonders Of Iowa.