A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to pick the initial nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote. 10Best.com ranks top attractions, accommodations and restaurants for destinations in the United States and around the world.
Alexandra Charitan, managing editor of Roadtrippers magazine, and Jeff Cavins, a technology veteran with more than 22 years of senior-level experience in emerging growth technology, software, Internet and digital media companies and co-founder of Outdoorsy, a peer-to-peer RV rental platform, were this year’s experts.
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USA Today noted the chain’s Parker’s Kitchen food lineup, which includes Southern favorites such as fried chicken, fresh-baked biscuits and sweet tea.
“We’re incredibly honored to be recognized for the second time by USA TODAY readers as one of the nation’s top convenience store companies,” Founder and CEO Greg Parker said in a separate announcement on making the list. “This recognition is truly a testament to the exceptional efforts of our hard-working team members and to our loyal customers, who have supported us for 45 years.”
7. Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores
USA Today noted the chain’s made-to-order food such as barbecue sandwiches and breakfast tacos, its soft-serve ice cream, and a range of c-store items and grab-and-go snacks.