Love's Travel Stops opens new location in Illinois

Opening adds 70 jobs, 85 truck parking spaces to Douglas County

OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 12, 2020- Love's Travel Stops is now serving customers in Tuscola, Illinois, thanks to a truck stop that opened Thursday. The Tuscola store, located off Interstate 57, adds 70 jobs and 85 truck parking spaces to Douglas County.

"We're excited to open our 24th location in Illinois, and join the Douglas community," said Tom Love, founder and executive chairman of Love's. "Professional truck drivers and four-wheel customers can stop in to quickly and safely purchase the amenities and services they want and expect from Love's like fresh food and coffee, clean restrooms and Mobile to Go products."

This location is open 24/7 and offers many amenities, including:

Love's opens new location in Tuscola, Illinois
  • More than 12,000 square feet.
  • Hardee's.
  • 85 truck parking spaces.
  • 52 car parking spaces.
  • Four RV parking spaces.
  • Eight diesel bays.
  • Seven showers.
  • Laundry facilities.
  • Love's Truck Care with on-site Speedco.
  • Bean-to-cup gourmet coffee.
  • Brand-name snacks.
  • Fresh Kitchen concept.
  • Mobile to Go Zone with the latest electronics.
  • CAT scale.
  • Dog park.

In honor of the grand opening, Love's will host a ribbon cutting ceremony and donate $2,000 to the Douglas County Health Department. The money will go to the Summer Meals Program for the Douglas County School District.

About Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores

Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores is the nation's leading travel stop network with more than 530 locations in 41 states. Founded in 1964 and headquartered in Oklahoma City, the company remains family-owned and operated and employs more than 28,000 people. Love's provides professional truck drivers and motorists with 24-hour access to clean and safe places to purchase gasoline, diesel fuel, fresh coffee, restaurant offerings and more. Love's has more than 390 truck service centers, which include on-site and stand-alone Speedco and Love's Truck Care locations. Love's and Speedco combined is the largest oil change, preventive maintenance and total truck care nationwide network. Love's is committed to providing customers with "Clean Places, Friendly Faces" at every stop. To learn more, visit