Iowa 80 Truckstop

Walcott Truckers Jamboree takes place next week, features live music, show trucks and more

Former "The Voice" contestant Mary Sarah and country artist Collin Raye will headline concerts at the show on Thursday and Friday night, respectively. Local band Dani Lynn Howe & Band will open for Sarah, while Tony Justice will open for Raye.

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Facebook founder Zuckerberg hears truckers’ concerns at Iowa 80 truck stop

Facebook founder and billionaire Mark Zuckerberg last week heard from truckers on electronic logs, autonomous trucks and more as he took time during his tour of the United States to visit the Iowa 80 Truckstop in Walcott, Iowa.

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Iowa 80 Truckstop co-founder passes

Carolyn and her husband Bill leased the Iowa 80 Truckstop in Walcott, Iowa, from Standard Oil in 1965. In 1984, the Moons purchased the truck stop and built it into what they billed as the largest truck stop in the world.

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Walcott Truckers Jamboree kicks off Thursday

Held annually at the Iowa 80 Truckstop, the event and parking are free. There will be concerts each of the three days of the event.

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Iowa 80: ‘Coolest’ truck stop

The "World's Largest Truckstop" -- Iowa 80 Truckstop in Walcott, Iowa -- was recently lauded by Truckdriving Biz as one of the "coolest" truck stops, the company says. “This is a neat honor, especially in the year of our 50th Anniversary”, says Delia Moon Meier, owner and daughter of founder Bill Moon. “We strive to make sure people’s visits here are memorable.” Whether it's taking a selfie by the World’s Largest Truckstop sign or checking out one of ...

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Iowa 80 is ‘8th Wonder’

The Iowa 80 Truckstop in Walcott, Iowa, has been nominated by the Quad Cities Convention and Visitor’s Bureau as the 8th Wonder of the World in Virtual Tourist’s current online contest. Voting is open until September 30. Entries have been received from all over the world, the truck stop reports, and anyone is eligible to vote once a day between June 3 and Sept. 30.

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Iowa 80 adding parking

Iowa 80 Truckstop is in the process of adding 110 more truck parking spaces.

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Iowa 80 eatery featured in television series

I always enjoy watching a program on television that fires up the “hey, I’ve been there” electrons in my brain. There’s just something exciting about seeing familiarity on the flat-screen. It’s even better when you have a personal relationship with the subject being featured. Another opportunity for my excitable standard “been there” announcement to my somewhat less excitable wife and kids is just around the corner. Iowa 80 Kitchen will be among truck stops eateries featured in ...

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Walcott Jamboree announces Super Truck winners

The Iowa 80 Truckstop has announced its annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree — held July 12 and 13 — attracted 31,000 attendees.

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Two free concerts highlight annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree

Iowa 80 Truckstop’s 33rd Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree kicks off this Thursday, July 12 with an events-packed schedule for the two-day show.

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