Best Gas Station Brand (2022)


On December 1, 1913, America’s first drive-in gas station opened in Pennsylvania. Instead of hauling gasoline cans from pharmacies, motorists could now pull up, refuel, and keep on driving. As more and more families owned cars (and lived further and further from city centers), fueling stations began popping up along highways across America. Today, we measure a gas station experience by much more than just the fuel. How clean are the bathrooms? How fresh is the coffee? What snack options are available? These gas station brands cater to the needs of drivers in all of these ways. 

  • Kwik Trip

    Kwik Trip

    This Wisconsin-based, family-owned company operates more than 600 stores in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa. In-store bakeries make more than two dozen different items each day, and all milk sold gets bottled within 24 hours of reaching the Kwik Trip dairy.
    Photo courtesy of Kwik Trip

  • Hy-Vee


    Hy-Vee, an employee-owned company, prides itself on excellent customer service; the company slogan is “A Helpful Smile in Every Aisle.” Drivers will find these aisles in eight states throughout the Midwest. While the company began as a general store in 1930, it’s expanded to offer adjacent convenience stores and gas stations as well.
    Photo courtesy of Courtesy of Hy-Vee

  • Parker's


    Headquartered in Savannah, Parker’s operates 71 stores across Georgia and South Carolina. The company has become a favorite convenience store in the South for its Parker’s Kitchen food lineup, which includes Southern favorites like fried chicken, fresh-baked biscuits and sweet tea.
    Photo courtesy of Parker's

  • Rutter's


    Rutter’s began as a dairy farm in 1921 in York, Pennsylvania. The second generation of the Rutter family founded the convenience store brand, and the third and fourth generations continue to manage it. The food menu ranks among the most extensive for any gas station, with options ranging from burgers and sandwiches to pizza and tacos to fried rice bowls and fried seafood platters.
    Photo courtesy of Rutter's

  • Maverik


    Maverik is a bit like an outdoor adventure store disguised as a gas station. Based in Utah, the company operates nearly 400 locations in 12 Western states, all known for their outdoorsy vibe and top-notch food (try the breakfast tacos).
    Photo courtesy of Maverik

  • QuickChek


    QuickChek got its start as a dairy farm and has since grown into a convenient store and gas station chain known for its made-to-order sandwich counters. Drivers will find more than 150 QuickChek stores across New York and New Jersey, each serving fresh food and locally roasted coffee.
    Photo courtesy of QuickChek

  • Love's Travel Stop

    Love's Travel Stop

    Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores are truck stops open 24 hours, where truck drivers and motorists can purchase gasoline and other fuel supplies, visit a variety of different restaurants, and buy snacks and travel-related items. They are headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and have more than 550 locations throughout the United States. 
    Photo courtesy of Love's Travel Stops

  • Sheetz


    If you’re in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio or North Carolina, be sure to stop at Sheetz, a combination gas station and made-to-order sandwich shop. The menu is available 24/7, with options like subs, sandwiches, salads, wraps and smoothies.
    Photo courtesy of Sheetz

  • RaceTrac


    Operating across the southeastern United States since 1934, RaceTrac’s stations are always open with friendly service and competitive, affordable gas prices. Their “Whatever Gets You Going” commitment offers endless options and high-quality ingredient foods from breakfast sandwiches to pizza to Roller Grill hot dogs to Swirl Whirl ice creams and yogurts. Don’t forget to grab a beverage or cup of freshly brewed coffee before you leave!
    Photo courtesy of RaceTrac, Inc.

  • TravelCenters of America

    TravelCenters of America

    Celebrating its fiftieth year of operations in 2022, TravelCenters of America spans North America, with 276 full-service locations in 44 states. Each site offers a variety of services, including gas and diesel fuel, full-service and fast-food restaurants, and travel stores stocked with groceries and snacks, electronics, clothing, and Grab ‘N Go foods. Their friendly staff recognizes that no two travelers are alike, and their goal is to “return every traveler to the road better than they came.”
    Photo courtesy of TravelCenters of America

  1. Kwik Trip
  2. Hy-Vee
  3. Parker's
  4. Rutter's
  5. Maverik
  6. QuickChek
  7. Love's Travel Stop
  8. Sheetz
  9. RaceTrac
  10. TravelCenters of America

A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to pick the initial nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote.

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