Located on the interstate system across 43 states in the United States and in Canada, TravelCenters of America serves professional truckers, motorists, bus drivers and tour guides and their passengers. With most of its locations along freeway exits, the TA and Petro travel centers offer customers diesel and gasoline fueling services, full- and quick-service restaurants, heavy-truck maintenance services, 24-hour convenience stores, Wi-Fi and other services, all within large, high-traffic facilities. A single loyalty program called “UltraOne” serves the TA and Petro sites.

The company also owns and operates convenience stores in 11 Midwest states and has been growing that segment of its business through acquisition since 2013, when it purchased the Minit Mart stores from Fred’s Minit Mart LCC of Bowling Green, Ky. Moving forward, all c-stores acquired will carry the Minit Mart brand.

TA operates more than 250 full-service truckstops, more than 500 full- and quick-service restaurants, heavy-truck maintenance services, RoadSquad Connect 24/7/365 emergency roadside service, Reserve-It truck parking reservations and other services within large, high-traffic facilities. Although TravelCenters operates the truckstops, it owns fewer than 50 of them. The remaining truck stops are leased, including 183 leased from Newton, Mass.-based Hospitality Properties. 

Source: Convenience Digital Resource Library, Technomic

Headquarters:Westlake, Ohio
No. of Stores:487
Average Store Size:10,000 sq. ft.
Rank Last Year:23
States of Operation: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin