Popular Minnesota Gas Station Voted Best in the United States!
Minnesota is spoiled. Ok, we did get dumped with poop raining from the sky the other day. THAT was basically the worst. But we are getting used to being surrounded by the best and USA Today just proved it with one of their latest 10 Best Readers' Choice Awards.
Popular Gas Station in Minnesota Just Named The Best in the United States
One spot pretty much all of us visit in Minnesota are gas stations. I know electric cars are now a thing, but I'm guessing people in Teslas still run in to grab a coffee, donut, or a snack every once in a while at a gas station too. Oh, and don't forget those bathroom breaks! But, which gas station is the best?
USA Today just revealed their 10 Best Readers' Choice Awards and you can see all 10 of the winners below:
#10 - Sapp Bros. Travel Centers - these aren't popular in Minnesota but they are well-known from Utah to Pennsylvania.
#9 - QuikTrip - Sometimes these brands are nicknamed QT, but the short name isn't the reason why people love this gas station. You can enjoy soft-serve ice cream, made-to-order food and it sounds like the snacks are just what travelers are looking for too.
#8 - Love's Travel Stops - these gas stations are very popular throughout the country. With 600 locations throughout the U.S., there is a good chance that you've grabbed a coffee from the 8th best gas station.
#7 - Sheetz - now this is one I've never heard of, but it sounds like Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio, and North Carolina are big fans. Inside this quick stop is a place where you can order smoothies, subs, salads, wraps, AND you can do this 24/7.
#6 - Parker's - if you love Southern food, this is your new favorite place. This gas station serves FRIED CHICKEN! You can get your side of fresh-baked biscuits and the very popular sweet tea while you are filling up too.
#5 - Maverik - if you love the great outdoors, hiking, camping, and just being in nature, Maverik might be the gas station you didn't know you loved. According to the top 10 list, this gas station is like an outdoor adventure store that also has amazing food.
#4 - Royal Farm - clean bathrooms are a priority for many and Royal Farms is on the top 10 list because of that feature. They've built over 200 locations in six different states and are a huge favorite for the facilities and the variety of snacks. Next time you are in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, or West Virginia, you'll need to check it out.
#3 - RaceTrac - did someone say coffee? RaceTrac has a slogan of "Whatever Gets You Going" and while they've got freshly brewed coffee to perk you up, they also have friendly service and gas prices that aren't just affordable, they are competitive.
#2 - Hy-Vee - Minnesota is one of eight states starting to see more of the Hy-Vee gas stations popping up and hopefully we will see more because these were just ranked #2 for gas stations in the entire U.S. Customer service is one of the reasons why this place is on the list.
#1 - Wisconsin-based Kwik Trip is on the map once again as the best gas station is the entire U.S! Right now, the only states that enjoy this amazing gas station are Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Michigan, South Dakota, and Illinois. Over 800 stores are part of the Kwik Trip name and a few of the reasons why they are amazing are the bakeries, locally sourced milk, and of course, the clean bathrooms.
Congrats to Kwik Trip. I've spent a lot of money with you...I've heard the saying "see ya next time" a lot, and I still like it. I hope that you get a huge gold trophy that gets passed around to every store.
Wisconsin-Based Kwik Trips Posts Hilarious Response to Their "Best Gas Station" Win
If you were shocked that there is an award for the best gas station, you aren't alone. I had no idea this top 10 list existed until I saw it posted on Kwik Trips Instagram page. Their marketing team is amazing and I laughed a bit when I saw their post.
I'd like to thank my parents for always believing in me.
But seriously, this wouldn't be possible without our amazing coworkers and valued guests. ❤️ The best is yet to come. 😊
What gas station do you think is the best in Minnesota?
If you've got a car that requires gasoline, you obviously drive somewhere to fill that up. What gas station do you tend to visit the most? Better question, is that gas station one of your favorites or is it just convenient? Let me know over on the Y-105FM Facebook page or just click below to add your comment.