Love’s opens Travel Stops in Louisiana, Nevada

New locations add combined 95 truck parking spaces, 145 jobs

OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. 31, 2023Love’s Travel Stops is now serving customers in Opelousas, Louisiana, and Jackpot, Nevada, with new locations that opened today. The location in Opelousas, located off Interstate 49 and Harry Guilbeau Road, adds 100 jobs and 64 truck parking spaces to St. Landry Parish. The location in Jackpot, located at Highway 93 and Progressive Drive, adds 45 jobs and 31 truck parking spaces to Elko County.

“We’re excited to open our 12th Love’s location in Louisiana and seventh in Nevada,” said Shane Wharton, president of Love’s. “By continuing to grow in areas where our customers need fast, friendly service that gets them back on the road quickly, we’re expanding our Highway Hospitality to even more professional drivers, travelers and locals.”

The Travel Stops are open 24/7 and offer bean-to-cup gourmet coffee, brand-name snacks and Love’s Mobile to Go Zone with today's latest technologies. The locations also include:

Store 875 Opelousas
Opelousas, Louisiana
  • More than 17,000 square feet.
  • Hardee’s and Godfather’s Pizza (opening Sept. 4).
  • 64 truck parking spaces.
  • 59 car parking spaces.
  • Seven RV parking spaces.
  • Speedco (opening Sept. 18).
  • Seven diesel bays.
  • Seven showers.
  • Laundry facilities.
  • Cat Scale.
Jackpot, Nevada
  • More than 9,000 square feet.
  • Subway (opening Sept. 4).
  • 31 truck parking spaces.
  • 22 car parking spaces.
  • Four RV parking spaces.
  • Five diesel bays.
  • Four showers.
  • Laundry facilities.
  • CAT scale.

In honor of the grand openings, Love’s will donate $2,000 each to the Park Vista Elementary School in Opelousas, Louisiana, and Jackpot’s Helping Hands in Jackpot, Nevada.

About Love’s Travel Stops

Love’s Travel Stops is the nation’s leading travel stop network with 644 Love’s locations in 42 states. Founded in 1964 and headquartered in Oklahoma City, the company remains family-owned and operated and employs more than 40,000 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 430 truck service centers, which include 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 with over 1,500 maintenance bays and 1,200 emergency roadside vehicles available for customers. 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.