It may sound odd, but on road trips I LOVED going to truck stops to eat and shop, yes shop. Great bargains on practical things like socks, hats, gloves and unique local gifts and things. No, I am not a truck driver (not the commercial type, maybe a van, SUV or pickup) One time when a friend and I were taking turns driving, we each said I wish I had a shower, but we didn't want to stop for the night and pay for a motel. Ouila! We stopped at a big clean friendly truck stop and for a few bucks we got a private shower with a bathroom, towels and soap. We each took a turn, came out refreshed and finished the drive. Have you ever stopped at the Truck Stop chains or independents and what is your experience?