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Buc-ee's: The World's Largest Gas Station And What You Should Know About It

Written By: Irwin

Have you ever wanted to drop into a gas station for a quick fill and pick up a few essentials for the week end drive, but realised you were stuck in a long queue? At that point of time have you thought what if gas stations were bigger with more pumps and had bigger stores?

If that thought has occurred to you, then you should probably check out the world's largest fuel station called Buc-ee's. Here are some fascinating facts about the place.

Buc-ee's is located in New Braunfels, Texas, a city established by Prince Carl, a German Prince and a military officer, back in the year 1845.

The gas station spans over an area of 67,000 square feet and is built on an 18-acre site.

The Buc-ee's gas station has everything you need at a gas station in abundance, including 80 soda fountains, 60 gas pumps, 31 cash registers, and 1,000 parking spaces.

The gas station also has a barbeque pit in the middle that serves fresh beef and pork. The service is available 24/7.

So how ode Buc-ee's manage all this? Well, the gas station has 250 employees working for them — that is as good as a full fledged company.

While at the Buc-ee's, one can also pick up fresh fruits and vegetables, including pastries, toys, hunting gear, and so much more, all at one stop. Buc-ee's also has a large convenience store, if not the biggest.

Buc-ee's has 83 bathroom stalls and has been recognized as the world's cleanest toilet, thanks to attendants who work around the clock to keep check.

The Buc-ee's gas station is also a must see destination for people travelling towards the city of New Braunfels.

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Story first published: Monday, March 14, 2016, 17:47 [IST]
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