Love’s opens 3 new stops
With its opening of three new centers last month, Love’s has now expanded its chain of travel stops to 312 locations throughout the country. The new stops are located in Pecos, Texas, on I-20 at Exit 42; St. Louis Mo., on I-70 at Exit 246A; and Lexington, S.C., on I-20 at Exit 51. All three of the new travel centers are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
While all locations offer bulk DEF at the pump in all diesel lanes, RFID cardless fueling technology, CAT scales, and showers, each new stop has its own features. The Love’s Travel Stop in Pecos boasts Chester’s International, McDonald’s and Subway restaurants along with 116 truck parking spaces. There are McDonald’s and Subway restaurants and 97 truck parking spaces at the St. Louis site. The Lexington center features Chester’s International and McDonald’s restaurants with 86 truck parking spaces.
A Love’s Truck Tire Care Center will be at each location with the Pecos Love’s Truck Tire Care center opening this month. All stops feature name-brand snacks, fresh fruit, gifts, and gourmet coffee.
Tamarack offers taste of West Virginia country roads
If you’re traveling near the West Virginia Turnpike (I-64), visit or revisit Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia, at exit 45. Specializing in all things West Virginia, Tamarack offers travelers something different on the menu rather than the usual fast food selection. Regional cuisine featuring local trout and catfish, West Virginia-made jams, salad dressings, and mustard is available at its food court.
The Tamarack rest stop was opened in 1996 by the West Virginia Parkways Authority as a development project to sell products made in West Virginia such as fine art, books, and recordings. Five resident artisan studios give craft demonstrations on most weekends from Spring through Fall. Shower facilities were added in June of this past year. Overnight parking in a secure area with local food choices and some unique shopping offers a nice change from routine stops.
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