Kansas can be a very long and tedious drive, especially if you are headed west. You’ll definitely need to take quite a few stops to make it through, so why not stop at the highest rated truck stops in the state? Below are five excellent places to fuel up and take a little break.

Newell Truck Plaza (South)

Where: 200 Manchester Ave, Newton, KS 67114

Top Benefits:

  • Recently remodeled.
  • Large stock of essential items at bargain prices.
  • Friendly and very clean.
  • Nice, clean showers.
  • Motel within the truck plaza.
  • Large gift shop.
  • Excellent restaurant.
  • Plenty of trucker items.
  • Good amount of truck parking.

Love’s Travel Stop (North)

Where: 1356 Old US Hwy 81, Belleville, KS 66935

Top Benefits:

  • Always clean store and bathrooms.
  • Nice showers.
  • Fairly new building.
  • Good selection of snacks, drinks, and essential items.
  • CAT scales.
  • Driver rewards program.
  • Great stop before Nebraska.

KJK Country Corner (Southwest)

Where: 700 US-50, Deerfield, KS 67838

Top Benefits:

  • Helpful and friendly staff.
  • Lounge area for truckers.
  • Mom and pop type store.
  • Plenty of truck parking.
  • Delicious, fresh Mexican food.

Petro Oasis Travel Center Colby (West)

Where: 700 E Horton Ave, Colby, KS 67701

Top Benefits:

  • Prepared, packaged healthy foods.
  • Starbucks, Qdoba, and Quiznos.
  • Very large facility.
  • Gift and convenience shop.
  • Almost any essential you could need.
  • Walmart close by.
  • Clean showers.
  • Wifi.
  • Hard working repair shop.
  • Plenty of space to walk around and stretch outside of parking lot.

Jump Start Travel Center (Southeast)

Where: 1700 East St, Iola, KS 66749

Top Benefits:

  • Delicious fresh-made sandwiches.
  • Plenty of semi parking.
  • Movie theater next door.
  • Clean restrooms and showers.
  • Fast food close by.

Bear in mind that, as with anything, cleanliness and standard of service vary with the staff that is on duty. This guide is a roundup of the best-reviewed truck stops overall.

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