Where do you like to visit on the road?

Butch Harkins
Marion, Miss.

“I just look forward to getting to other parts of the country. I like water, so place near the water is fun. I also like to go to Maryland because that’s where my kids live.”

Fred Nye
Medicine Lodge, Kan.

“I like to go anywhere there are mountains. It doesn’t matter what state it it, as long as
it’s hilly.”

Marshall Nail
Charlotte, N.C.
J.B. Hunt

“My favorite place is California, and I don’t really know why. I just like to be there.”

Felix Silba
El Paso, Texas

“My favorite place to go on the road is McDonald’s. There’s one no matter where I am.”

Bob Kielmann
Orlando, Fla.
CNW Trucking

“I like Colorado, and I love Canada because it’s so clean. The conversions from miles to kilometers get a little tricky, but it’s a great place.”

Latoshia Tuft
Centerville, Ga.

“There’s no place I really want to be more than at home. If I had to choose, though, I’d take Florida.”

José Gonzalez

“Flying J.”

Tim Fowler
Springfield, Mo.

“If I could go anywhere, I’d go to the beaches of Florida.”

Chip Nash
Texarkana, Ark.


Ryan Derr
Lexington, Ky.

“I like El Paso the most of anywhere. My route takes me through there, so I’ve gotten to know it pretty well. There are always interesting people in El Paso.””

Lamar Barbour
Birmingham, Ala.
Circle D Food

“Salt Lake City. Texas and Arizona. The scenery’s beautiful.”

Charles Markle
Bedford, Va.
Express One

“The Southeast is great. I don’t like California or the Northeast.”

Don Davis
Baytown, Texas
Blue Flash Express

“I like the deserts of the Southwest. They are just beautiful – a sight to see.”

Orval Rich
Ocean Springs, Miss.
Stevens Transport

“Disney World.”

Eddie Kinard
Haleyville, Ala.
USA Motor Express


Brian Evans
New Orleans
Marten Transport

“Wyoming is a great place to go because it’s so open. I also like California because it’s so pretty out there. I was in California a while ago, driving up in the mountains, and there
was a lake right in the middle of the mountains. It’s just beautiful.”

Jeff Charney
Manitoba, Canada

“Different truck stops.”

Ed Dalton

“Indianapolis. It’s the best city to get around in.”

Dayle Jones
San Antonio
USA Truck

“Arizona is my favorite. It’s my home state, and I think it’s the prettiest one in the Union. I know it so well I could take any of those dusty dirt roads and tell you exactly where we are.”

Mark Bunting
East St. Louis, Ill.

“My favorite place to go is always home to southern Illinois.”

Veronica Arnold

“Hoover Dam, east Tennessee and West Virginia. I love the rolling hills.”

Dave Townsend
Bloomsburg, Pa.

“I usually don’t have time to visit. I just grab a sandwich and go.”

Jessie Jones
Bastrop, La.
Vernon Sawyer

“Home. Different truck stops.”

Thomas Culligan
Shreveport, La.

“Black Bear Restaurant in Reno, Nev.”

Jason Belsky
Los Angeles

“Outback. It’s always a tasty choice.”

Randy Barrett
Trinity, Texas
Men’s Wearhouse

“The interior part of Florida.”

Alan Becker
Youngstown, Ohio

“My favorite place to go is a Brown’s Restaurant in Benson, Ark. It’s a little place off route 30 that is definitely worth a stop.”

Arilee Marsh
Abilene, Texas

“Philadelphia. It’s a beautiful city.”

Next month’s question: What’s the ideal horsepower?”
E-mail responses to Laura Crackel at [email protected].

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