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The Top 100 US Pit Stops Worth Hitting the Brakes For

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The best part of road trips are all the stops! GasBuddy, the only smartphone app that connects drivers with their Perfect Pit Stop, reveals the Top 100 Pit Stops in the United States in 2017. These gas stations represent the best-of-the-best where you can enjoy pleasant customer service, perk yourself up with amazing coffee, hit the restroom in peace, and enjoy a perfect pumping experience.

Millions of people use GasBuddy to search for and share experiences at gas stations and convenience stores across the country. GasBuddy’s list of Top 100 Pit Stops honors businesses that rank highly by the GasBuddy community.

“Gas stations have evolved through the years to become true destinations. No longer are they just a place to top off the tank, but they provide exceptional experiences for those looking for a good meal, coffee, and more,” said Frank Beard, convenience store and retail trends analyst at GasBuddy. “GasBuddy users have given these gas stations the highest ratings in our app—each one a unique expression of regional flavor.”

Left to right, top to bottom: Andy’s Express in Lincoln, Neb. (credit: Jonathan Clark/Google), Turkey Hill in Pittston, Pa. (credit: Google Maps), QuikTrip in Duncan, S.C. (credit: Tate Putnam/Google), Turtle Market in North Myrtle Beach, S.C. (credit: business owner/Google), Frank’s Trading Post in Tyndall, S.D. (credit: business owner/Facebook), Shell station in Moab, Utah (credit: Mark Andra/Google)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • THE PERFECT PIT STOPS— 18 gas stations received 5-star ratings making them the top-rated pit stops in the United States.
  • THE TOP PIT STOP STATE IS FLORIDA – Florida knows how to do pit stops! Are we right Daytona? With 13 stations, Florida was the state with most gas stations listed in the Top 100 followed by South Carolina (9), Texas (7), New Jersey (7) and Michigan (6).
  • THE TOP PIT STOP BRAND — QuikTrip makes the most appearances in the Top 100 Pit Stop list with 18 gas stations. They are followed closely by Wawa with 14 and Shell with seven.
  • PIT STOP PERKS — These pit stops provide a great service to their customers, but some have additional perks and fun attractions for people to enjoy.
    • #30 – This Phillip 66 gas station is located in Gas City, IN!
    • #55 – This Shell station in Flowood, MS has a barbecue restaurant called Triple A’s located inside.
    • #64 – Buc-ee’s in Baytown, TX is one of the largest convenience stores in the nation, and many people flock to see its impressive store!
    • #97 – Unique canopy lights add a cool, nighttime design element at Turtle Market in North Myrtle Beach, SC

    Top 100 Perfect Pit Stops

    TOP 100 PIT STOPS IN THE USA

    1. QuikTrip 11045 N Oracle Rd Oro Valley, AZ
    2. Parker’s 4219 Augusta Rd Garden City, GA
    3. QuickChek 410 NJ-31 S Ringoes, NJ
    4. Mobil 4878 Lake Shore Rd Hamburg, NY
    5. QuikTrip 548 N Pleasantburg Dr Greenville, SC
    6. Mapco 1582 US-72 E Huntsville, AL
    7. Shell 2420 S Spanish Tr Rd Moab, UT
    8. Maverik 730 S Main St Snowflake, AZ
    9. QuikTrip 9201 US-377 S Benbrook, TX
    10. Wawa 856 Mantua Pike Woodbury Heights, NJ
    11. Sheetz 11 W Main St Everett, PA
    12. Sunoco 9910 Dorchester Rd Summerville, SC
    13. M & H 204 NW 4th St Grand Rapids, MN
    14. Maverik 140 Gardenia Dr Cheyenne, WY
    15. Wawa 14876 Narcoossee Rd Orlando, FL
    16. QuikTrip 151 S Fred Swan Ln Claremore, OK
    17. Cumberland Farms 460 East-West Dennis Rd Dennis, MA
    18. Shell 6000 Pinckney Rd Howell, MI
    19. QuikTrip 105 Spartangreen Blvd Duncan, SC
    20. Kwik Trip 16751 Fish Point Rd SE Prior Lake, MN
    21. QuikTrip 9565 Charlotte Hwy Fort Mill, SC
    22. GATE 3011 International Golf Pkwy Saint Augustine, FL
    23. Wawa 1145 Virginia Drive Fort Washington, PA
    24. Wawa 3105 Bartow Rd Lakeland, FL
    25. RaceTrac 1550 S Morgan St Granbury, TX
    26. BP 4999 Carolina Forest Blvd Myrtle Beach, SC
    27. QuikTrip 15710 S US-169 Olathe, KS
    28. Tiger Town Eagle 1700 Capps Landing Opelika, AL
    29. QuikTrip 8320 Charlotte Hwy Fort Mill, SC
    30. Phillips 66 128 W Main St Gas City, IN
    31. QuikTrip 1640 S 5th St St Charles, MO
    32. Wawa 2916 Godwin Blvd Suffolk, VA
    33. Wawa 2030 Limestone Rd Mill Creek , DE
    34. Sunoco 375 Chestnut Ridge Rd Woodcliff Lake, NJ
    35. Wawa 10308 SW Tradition Pkwy Port St Lucie, FL
    36. Acme General Store 2035 Valley Hwy Acme, WA
    37. Exxon 1400 Bridge Rd Charleston, WV
    38. RaceTrac 14201 NW 57th Ave Opa-Locka, FL
    39. Speedway 78 Landings Dr Washington, PA
    40. OnCue Express 3601 N Flood Ave Norman, OK
    41. Buc-ee’s 10484 US-59 Wharton, TX
    42. Kum & Go 3345 E Kearney St Springfield, MO
    43. QuikTrip 6011 W Central Ave Wichita, KS
    44. Admiral 1100 W Grand River Ave Williamston, MI
    45. CountryMark 5015 N St Joseph Ave Evansville, IN
    46. Marathon 12921 Michigan Ave Dearborn, MI
    47. Bobby’s Food Mart 4009 US-41 N Byron, GA
    48. QuikTrip 4535 Liberty Hwy Anderson, SC
    49. RaceTrac 4920 N Wickham Rd Melbourne, FL
    50. SuperAmerica 5820 Tower St Rockford, MN
    51. Buddies 1621 FM-1431 Kingsland, TX
    52. OnCue Express 10800 N May Ave The Village, OK
    53. Shell 800 Oak Grove Rd Concord, CA
    54. Speedway 5100 Commercial Dr Yorkville, NY
    55. Shell 1206 Luckney Rd Flowood, MS
    56. Cumberland Farms 659 Reservoir Ave Cranston, RI
    57. Kwik Trip 4924 Spring St Mt. Pleasant, WI
    58. Mobil 5955 Wheeler Rd Cherry Valley, IL
    59. Mobil W314 N7686 WI-83 North Lake, WI
    60. Shell 1804 Dixie Hwy Fort Wright, KY
    61. BP 1600 Perrineville Rd Jamesburg, NJ
    62. Casey’s 103 Fort St Barling AR
    63. Cenex 229 Railroad St Ridgeland, WI
    64. Buc-ee’s 4080 East Fwy Baytown, TX
    65. Sheetz 2415 Lee Hwy Bristol, VA
    66. Wawa 2224 Bloomingdale Ave Valrico, FL
    67. Buc-ee’s 598 SH-332 E Lake Jackson, TX
    68. GATE 11350 Baymeadows Rd Jacksonville, FL
    69. Valero 40 GA-325 Blairsville, GA
    70. Wawa 13585 S Orange Ave Orlando, FL
    71. Wawa 1780 SR-44 New Smyrna Beach, FL
    72. Frank’s Trading Post 700 Main St Tyndall, SD
    73. Shell 1320 N US-31 Petoskey, MI
    74. Valero 38965 Jefferson Ave Harrison Township, MI
    75. QuikTrip 4020 Charlotte Hwy Lake Wylie, SC
    76. QuikTrip 18619 W 151st St Olathe, KS
    77. Wawa 2720 Woodbridge Ave Edison, NJ
    78. QuikTrip 2821 E 31st S Wichita, KS
    79. Phillips 66 1501 SW US-40 Blue Springs, MO
    80. Turkey Hill 257 S Main St Pittston, PA
    81. BP 1028 W Main St Fremont, MI
    82. Mobil 5470 Murrell Rd Rockledge, FL
    83. QuikTrip 1340 Klondike Rd Conyers, GA
    84. Shell 8003 Sheridan Rd White Hall, AR
    85. Wawa 580 Union Ave Bridgewater, NJ
    86. Cumberland Farms 301 Boston Rd North Billerica, MA
    87. QuikTrip 1240 Oconee Conn Athens, GA
    88. Buc-ee’s 11151 Shadow Creek Pkwy Pearland, TX
    89. QuikTrip 411 W MO-92 Kearney, MO
    90. Andy’s Express 8511 S 33rd St Lincoln, NE
    91. QuickChek 442 Pompton Rd Wayne, NJ
    92. RaceTrac 1000 W Pine St Ponchatoula, LA
    93. Wawa 1780 SR-44 New Smyrna Beach, FL
    94. Mobil 321 N Alpine Rd Rockford, IL
    95. RaceTrac 4920 N Wickham Rd Melbourne, FL
    96. Sinclair 5385 W 15200 N Riverside, UT
    97. Turtle Market 3901 US-17 S North Myrtle Beach, SC
    98. Wawa 500 Jimmy Dr Smyrna, DE
    99. Holiday 2500 Orleans St W Stillwater, MN
    100. QuikTrip 807 W 71st St S Tulsa, OK

    GasBuddy’s data science team compiled the findings by examining gas stations in the United States with at least 50 lifetime ratings in the “overall” category in 2017. Gas stations are ranked by their average rating in the “overall” category and secondarily ranked by the number of ratings submitted.

  • GasBuddy is a smartphone app connecting drivers with their Perfect Pit Stop. GasBuddy is the leader in crowdsourced information to help drivers find the best gas prices, closest stations, friendliest service, cleanest restrooms, tastiest coffee and much more. GasBuddy is the leading source for the most accurate, real-time fuel prices at more than 150,000 gas stations in the U.S., Canada and Australia.

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