Davis Travel Center – Relax on the Road


Davis Travel Centers operates highway travel centers, convenience retail stores, and quick-service restaurants along major U.S. roadways, allowing drivers, travelers, and commuters to relax while refueling themselves and their cars from Maine to Florida. The Company currently services customers throughout this region.

This truck stop/travel center is clean and offers an outstanding variety of food offerings. Additionally, its health clinic provides wellness visits, flu shots, DOT physicals, and drug testing.

Clean & Convenient Locations

Davis Travel Centers provide convenient locations where truckers can refuel their car and their body – they feature clean showers, hot meals, and ample seating areas – while always being fully stocked with essential trucker items to help get back on the road as quickly as possible.

In 1956, Irvin and Melvin Davis Sr. founded Irvin Davis Enterprises in Sussex, Virginia, as a single restaurant and gasoline filling station, eventually expanding to up to 14 traditional convenience stores. Today, under the leadership of Melvin (“Mel”) Davis Jr. and J. Rex Davis from the third generation of their family’s leadership, the business continues operating travel centers, convenience retail operations, and restaurant/fuel businesses.

The company operates highway travel centers, convenience stores, and quick service restaurants along Virginia’s Interstate 95/I85 and Richmond areas. Their facilities cater to truckers, travelers, and residents alike – offering truck stop rest areas, full-service restaurants with trucker-specific features such as showers and internet cafes for visitors – as well as ExxonMobil fuel stations and Exxon/Mobil fueling options for their travel centers. With headquarters in Sussex, Virginia, the business continues to thrive today!

Excellent Pay & Great Benefits

Davis Travel Centers offer full benefits that cover health, dental, vision, short and long-term disability insurance as well as life insurance to their employees, in addition to providing competitive salaries – employees in specific jobs at Davis Travel Centers can earn as much as $85,501 per year with Director, Retail Operations earning up to that figure while Retail Sales Associate can bring home up to $29,635.

Davis Travel Centers offer another remarkable feature – they welcome pets! Every store features a special Bark Zone where customers can upload pictures of their furry companions in hopes that one may become Pet of the Month!

Davis Travel Centers’ owners and staff members hold strong connections with their communities, evident by an extensive giving program designed to benefit local schools, churches, and events. Davis also hosts annual drives for food and school supplies to support those in need in its counties of operation. Furthermore, Davis has formed strong ties with VCU Massey Cancer Center, contributing more than $50,831 over three years through giving back.

Exceptional Mix of Food Offerings

An enjoyable road trip starts with finding the right place for food and beverage breaks, and Davis Travel Center is one of the premier truck stops for this purpose. They feature everything from full-service dining options, such as their restaurant, to convenience store offerings featuring snacks and drinks from around the globe. Furthermore, this location boasts clean restrooms, Mobil and Exxon branded fuel options, and even trucker amenities like showers – providing travelers with everything they need for a safe journey ahead.

Customers at this truck stop in Davis love its great food options and clean facilities, particularly their full-service restaurant and the Popeye’s and Wendy’s restaurants, which provide customers with hot food. There’s even a beer cave and fresh pastries displayed for sale. Seasons restaurant manager Ben is widely admired as an “awesome dervish,” making people feel at ease while guests dine.

The Davis Travel Center is an approved SNAP retailer that accepts food stamps (EBT). They carry an assortment of groceries, including meat and fruit; visit their website to view what items they have. View this list of approved retailers for more information about authorized SNAP stores in Virginia.

Pet Friendly

Groot enjoys nothing more than relaxing on a patio lunch, so when we visit Franklin, he looks forward to sampling craft beers and Texas barbecue on one of Franklin’s many outdoor seating options – from Three Dog Bakery’s charming outdoor seating patio to Brick Vault Brewery and Barbecue’s covered seating, Franklin offers pet-friendly spots where both you and your furry pal can find something tasty, refreshing, and pet-friendly!

Pet-friendly hotels are plentiful in this town founded on ranching and railway travel; even two historic railroad hotels have been renovated to offer pet-friendly rooms!

If you plan to spend the night, there are pet-friendly cabins and cottage campsites at state parks and forests throughout the region that you could consider staying at; call ahead first to confirm it before making a reservation.