Love’s Travel Stops opens new location in Illinois

Opening adds over 40 jobs to Kankakee County

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 14, 2021 - Love's Travel Stops is now serving customers in Grant Park, Illinois, thanks to a travel stop that opened Thursday. The store, located at 8316 N. Route 1, adds over 80 parking spaces and 40 jobs to Kankakee County.

"We're excited to open our 30th location in Illinois and help get professional drivers and four-wheel customers back on the road quickly and safely," said Greg Love, co-CEO of Love's. "Our team members are ready to serve customers in Grant Park and show them the Highway Hospitability Love's is known for."

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

  • More than 8,000 square feet.
  • Chester’s Chicken and Godfather’s Pizza (opening Oct. 18).
  • 33 truck parking spaces.
  • 51 car parking spaces.
  • Five diesel bays.
  • Four showers.
  • Laundry facilities.
  • Bean-to-cup gourmet coffee.
  • Brand-name snacks.
  • Fresh Kitchen concept.
  • Mobile to Go Zone with the latest GPS, headsets and smartphone accessories.
loves travel stop front door to brick building

In honor of the grand opening, Love’s will donate $2,000, which will be split between the Grant Park Fire Department and the Village of Grant Park.

About Love's Travel Stops

Love's Travel Stops is the nation's leading travel stop network with more than 560 locations in 41 states. Founded in 1964 and headquartered in Oklahoma City, the company remains family-owned and operated and employs more than 33,000 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 over 410 truck service centers, which include Speedco and Love's Truck Care. Love's and Speedco combined is the largest oil change, preventive maintenance and total truck care nationwide network with over 1,500 maintenance bays and 1,200 emergency roadside vehicles. Love's is committed to providing customers with "Clean Places, Friendly Faces" at every stop. To learn more, visit or follow the company on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn or Twitter.