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It’s 4 Straight Wins for This Year’s Best U.S. Gas Station

Wisconsin-based convenience-store chain again honored by USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards
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Kwik Trip has achieved a four-peat, once again winning the title of best gas station brand in the nation, according to the 2023 USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards.

“This Wisconsin-based, family-owned company operates more than 800 stores in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Michigan, South Dakota and Illinois. Their bakeries make more than two dozen different items each day, and all milk is sourced from dairy farms within a 100-mile radius of La Crosse, Wisconsin,” USA Today wrote.

A panel of experts from USA Today partnered with 10Best editors to pick the initial nominees. Readers subsequently chose the top 10 winners by popular vote.

The 2023 winners are:

  1. Kwik Trip, La Crosse, Wisconsin
  2. Hy-Vee, West Des Moines, Iowa, (No. 43 on CSP’s 2022 Top 202)
  3. RaceTrac, Atlanta, (No. 15)
  4. Royal Farms, Baltimore (No. 30)
  5. Maverik, Salt Lake City, Utah (No. 21)
  6. Parker’s, Savannah, Georgia (No. 100)
  7. Sheetz, Altoona, Pennsylvania (No. 12)
  8. Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, Oklahoma City, (No. 14)
  9. QuikTrip, Tulsa, Oklahoma, (No. 10)
  10. Sapp Bros. Travel Centers, Omaha, Nebraska

Maverik, meanwhile, earned recognition for the best gas station food in the nation in the same survey.

10Best Readers’ Choice Awards highlight the best of the best in contests covering categories such as destinations, food and drink, hotels and things to do. A panel of experts chooses the nominees in all categories, and readers can vote once per category, per day for four weeks.

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