21 Reasons Buc-ee’s is a Traveler’s Dream Come True

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If you didn’t already know, Buc-ee’s is a big deal. I live just a few minutes away from one, and I know people who’ve driven hours out of their way to visit this cult phenomenon of a gas station. Buc-ee’s is pretty clever with its marketing, as you can spot their famed interstate billboards as far as 100 miles away. Is it worth all the hype? I’m excited to share some of the most popular Buc-ee’s picks with you, and I’ll leave it up to you to decide!

Cheap Gas

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Buc-ee’s gas prices are usually cheaper than those off the interstate.

Smoked Brisket

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Buc-ee’s is world-renowned for its slow-cooked smoked brisket sandwiches, and the brisket burrito is a favorite. Their brisket is a must-try!

Beaver Nuggets

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Sweet and crunchy Beaver Nuggets are Buc-ee’s cult favorite. Rumor has it you can’t eat just one!

Buc-ee’s Themed EVERYTHING

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Half the store is dedicated to Buc-ee’s popular beaver logo items. You won’t believe how many they have—from T-shirts to bathing suits and everything in between. And they even have Buc-ee’s themed birthday party supplies!

Clean Bathrooms

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A clean restroom is a traveler’s dream. Buc-ee’s is renowned for having the cleanest restrooms. The bathrooms are spotless and well-stocked, with all the essentials you may need during your visit. Everything is kept in pristine condition, from the floors to the sinks and toilets.

Candied Nuts

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Buc-ee’s creates fresh candied nuts in-store using pecans, almonds, and cashews, filling the store with an irresistible aroma!

Hot Sauce

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Buc-ee’s has a fantastic selection of hot sauces for spicy enthusiasts, offering a diverse range of flavors and intensities, from mild to fiery.

Buc-ee’s Pickled Foods

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The South is known for its pickled foods, and Buc-ee’s has a large selection, including various options, such as pickled eggs and okra.

Homemade Fudge

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At Buc-ee’s, you’ll find a wide variety of delicious fudge flavors, all of which are made in-store.

Homestyle Banana Pudding

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Buc-ee’s is famous for its Southern-style banana pudding, which features layers of pudding and ripe banana slices. Possibly worth the stop alone!

Kettle Corn

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Buc-ee’s popcorn comes in various flavors, including classic butter and sweet kettle corn.

Salt Water Taffy

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Buc-ee’s has many old-fashioned candies, including the famous saltwater taffy.

Buc-ee’s Jelly & Preserves

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Buc-ee’s has a wide variety of jams and jellies, ranging from traditional fruit flavors to unique and regional varieties.

Trail Mix Varieties

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Buc-ee’s offers a variety of trail mixes, including traditional blends with nuts and dried fruits, as well as unique combinations featuring chocolate, candy, and other savory or sweet ingredients. The perfect snack for road trips!


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Buc-ee’s breaks the breakfast mold with their mouthwatering brisket. It’s a must-try and served in a breakfast taco or paired with eggs. They also offer classic options like sausage biscuits or high-protein breakfast bowls for those who prefer low-carb options.

Giant Cinnamon Rolls

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Buc-ee’s gigantic cinnamon rolls, with or without nuts, are a fantastic breakfast treat with warm, gooey layers.

Buc-ee’s Salsa

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If you’re looking for a salsa that suits your taste, Buc-ee’s has got you covered. With their signature salsa selection, you’ll find a range of flavors, from mild to spicy.

Coffee Station

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The large coffee station at Buc-ee’s offers many options for coffee lovers, whether they prefer their coffee hot or cold, black or with fancy flavors and creamers.

Buc-ee’s Candles

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Buc-ee’s signature candles, including the Beaver Nugget scent, bring the sweet and unique flavor of the store’s famous snack to your home!


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Buc-ee’s has a large section dedicated to cool souvenirs, including state-themed wooden cutting boards.


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When traveling, it’s always handy to have a bag of ice for your cooler. Don’t forget to pick up a bag of cheap ice at Buc-ee’s!

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Author: Natasha Newton (Natasha's Southern Flavor)
Natasha is the founder of Natasha’s Southern Flavor. She has a passion for sharing delicious family friendly low-carb recipes that are easy to make and use readily accessible ingredients. Natasha has published three bestselling cookbooks. Her books and recipes have been featured by CNET, Delish, Mindbodygreen, Parade and Women’s Health. She enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband, two adult children, and three furbabies.
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