Iowa 80 Truckstop

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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Iowa 80 Truckstop raises awareness on human trafficking

Iowa 80 Truckstop has joined forces with Truckers Against Trafficking to raise awareness about human trafficking among professional drivers and expand its employee training program with regard to this issue. Professional drivers are encouraged to pick up a TAT wallet card at Iowa 80 Truckstop, which provides red flags to look for if trafficking is suspected, specific information to note for law enforcement and the national hotline number to call with any tips. Iowa 80 Truckstop also ...

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Randy Houser to headline Walcott concert

Country music singer Randy Houser will headline a 7 p.m. concert July 12 for the 33rd Walcott Truckers Jamboree July 12-13, the Iowa 80 Truckstop announced. The event will be at the truck stop, off Interstate 80 at exit 284 in Walcott, Iowa. This year's jamboree will feature more than 200 exhibits, a Super Truck Beauty Contest, antique truck display, cookout, trucker Olympics, carnival games, live music and a fireworks display. Admission to the event and parking ...

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Throngs celebrate at Walcott Jamboree

Nearly 30,000 drivers and their families from 23 states and Canada joined festivities at last week’s Walcott Truckers Jamboree at the Iowa 80 Truck Stop. For this year’s 32nd jamboree, visitors were entertained with more than 175 exhibits, a Super Truck Beauty Contest with 59 contestants, an antique truck display of more than 200 vehicles, an Iowa pork chop cookout, Trucker Olympics, carnival games, a concert by Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives and ...

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IOWA80.com holds Dreams of Chrome Sweepstakes

Drivers can register for 25 prizes yet to be given away in IOWA80.com’s six-month Dreams of Chrome Sweepstakes. The first round of winners has been selected and the second group of 25 more will be awarded in September. Registration for the sweepstakes online at dreamsofchrome.com is ongoing until Aug. 31, 2011.

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