On the eastern edge of Iowa, not far from the Mississippi River, you’ll find the World's largest truck stop; The Iowa 80 Truckstop. It was established in 1964 and is now a home away from home for many drivers as well as a destination for travelers.

Iowa 80 Truckstop offers plenty of amenities for these drivers and travelers. It has eight restaurant options, a convenience store, gift store, Super Truck Showroom, barber shop, chiropractor, dentist, movie theater, workout room, laundry facilities, gas islands, diesel fuel center, truck service center, Truckomat truck wash, Dogomat pet wash, CAT Scale, 24-private showers, trucking museum, and much more!

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