It's like a miniature vacation, right at the gas station! Take off to Buc-ee's and you're pretty much guaranteed an enjoyable experience with plenty of tasty snacks and drinks complemented by spotless restroom facilities. And if that wasn't enough, be sure not to miss out on their awesome range of unique merchandise - they've got something for everyone in there!
Buc-ee's was founded in Lake Jackson, Texas in 1982, and as you know, everything in Texas is bigger, including Buc-ee's! The beloved gas station is known for its friendly customer service, the cleanest restrooms, and its food and snacks. Some Buc-ee's locations even have car washes!
Buc-ee's has three locations in the state of Alabama - one in Athens along Interstate Interstate 65, one in Leeds off of Interstate 20, and one in Baldwin County in Loxley along the Baldwin Beach Express. There are more Alabama locations in the works.
In addition to Alabama and Texas, you'll find Buc-ee's in Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, South Carolina, and Tennessee. (Colorado and Missouri - you're in luck - they're headed your way very soon!)
🍔 Buc-ee's Food
In addition to typical convenience store snacks and drinks, Buc-ee's offers fresh pastries, kolaches, Beaver Nuggets, jerky, homemade fudge and brisket sandwiches.
They even have frozen foods ready for you to take home and bake.
The bakery, fudge station, jerky station, and Dippin Dots counter are always open at Buc-ee's.
Breakfast hours are from 4:00 am until 11:00 am at their travel centers. Hot food made to order is available 24 hours a day. Lunch hours begin at 11:00 am.
Forget something or need a last-minute gift? There's a good chance you will find what you need at Buc-ee's.
From cookbooks to dog treats to pajamas, they have it. Who wouldn't love getting a Buc-ee's souvenir?
⛽ Gas Pumps
With 100 - 120 pumps at most locations, customers at the super-sized convenience/gas station don't have to wait long at the pump. Some locations even carry DEF (diesel exhaust fluid) and ethanol-free gasoline.
Co-founder Arch Alpin was nicknamed "Beaver," hence the beaver mascot. Alpin's pet dog was named "Buck" and he combined the two to create Buc-ee's.
Not at this time. They do have a credit card offered through TDECU (membership is required).
🦫 Buc-ee's Facts
- With 68,000 square feet, the New Braunfels location is the largest convenience store in the world.
- The Buc-ee's Katy, Texas location holds the Guinness world record for the longest car wash with a 255-foot-long conveyor.
If you're ever in need of a quick pit stop or just want to check out Buc-ee's, hop on over and experience everything Buc-ee's has to offer! You'll discover why Buc-ee's is more than a gas station - it's a destination. Enjoy your Buc-ee's experience! Happy travels!