Press Release

Love's Travel Stops opens two new locations

OKLAHOMA CITY, August 14, 2014 – Love’s Travel Stops (Love’s) opens two new travel stops on Thursday, August 14. One is located in Fort Myers, Florida, on I-75, Exit 143, and the other is located in Shelby, Iowa, on I-80, Exit 34.

The new Love’s Travel Stops are open 24/7 and feature gourmet coffee, fresh fruit, gift merchandise and more. The Fort Myers location has Wendy’s and Subway restaurants, 96 truck parking spaces and five showers. The Shelby location has Chester’s Chicken and McDonald’s restaurants, 91 truck parking spaces and seven showers. Both travel stops have an on-site Love’s Truck Tire Care center, bulk DEF at the pump at all diesel lanes, RFID cardless fueling technology, CAT scales and more.

"By introducing our third travel stop along I-75 in Florida, professional drivers can now travel the entire length of the popular interstate throughout Florida and have the option of stopping at a Love’s," said Greg Love, co-CEO of Love’s. "With the addition of our third travel stop along I-80 in Iowa, we’re well positioned to bridge a gap in driver services there as well. We look forward to bringing the ‘Clean Places, Friendly Faces’ Love’s is known for to professional drivers in new parts of the country."

For a limited time, professional drivers can earn up to five points with their "My Love Rewards" loyalty cards at all Love’s locations.

About Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores

Founded in 1964 by Tom Love, Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Okla., and remains entirely family-owned and operated. With more than 320 locations and more than 190 Love’s a Tire Care centers in 39 states, Love’s approximate growth rate is 20 stores per year. Love’s is currently ranked No. 9 on Forbes Magazine’s annual listing of America’s Largest Private Companies. To learn more, go to, Facebook (, or follow @LovesTravelStop on Twitter.