New Love’s Travel Stops in Illinois, Texas add total of 186 new truck parking spaces

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New Loves in Kermit Texas
Love’s Travel Stops has opened new stores in Kermit, Texas (shown), and Monmouth, Illinois. Together, the two locations provide 186 new truck parking spaces, 14 showers, 12 diesel bays and more amenities for drivers. (Courtesy: Love’s Travel Stops)

OKLAHOMA CITY — Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is now serving customers in Monmouth, Illinois, and Kermit, Texas, thanks to two travel stops that opened Aug. 27. The Monmouth store, located off U.S. 34, adds 40 jobs and 87 truck parking spaces to Warren County. The Kermit store, located off Texas Highway 302, adds 45 jobs and 99 truck parking spaces to Winkler County.

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“Opening our 23rd location in Illinois and our 75th location in Texas is something we’re excited about,” said Tom Love, founder and executive chairman of Love’s. “These new stores will give professional truck drivers and four-wheel customers additional locations they can stop at to get the fresh coffee, food, snacks, amenities and outstanding customer service they’re used to getting at Love’s.”

Both locations are open 24/7 and offer many amenities, including:

Monmouth, Illinois

  • More than 12,000 square feet.
  • Chester’s Chicken and Godfather’s Pizza.
  • 87 truck parking spaces.
  • 66 car parking spaces.
  • Three RV parking spaces.
  • Four diesel bays.
  • Six showers.
  • Laundry facilities.
  • Bean-to-cup gourmet coffee.
  • Brand-name snacks.
  • Fresh Kitchen concept.
  • Mobile to Go Zone with the latest electronics.
  • CAT scale.
  • Dog park.

Kermit, Texas

  • More than 11,000 square feet.
  • Chester’s Chicken and McDonald’s.
  • 99 truck parking spaces.
  • 87 car parking spaces.
  • Three RV parking spaces.
  • Eight showers.
  • Eight diesel bays.
  • Laundry facilities.
  • Bean-to-cup gourmet coffee.
  • Brand-name snacks.
  • Fresh Kitchen concept.
  • Mobile to Go Zone with the latest electronics.
  • CAT scale.

In honor of the grand opening, Love’s will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony at each location and donate $2,000 to the Monmouth School District in Monmouth, Illinois, and $2,000 to the Kermit Police Department in Kermit, Texas.

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