Must-Do List: Buc-ee's in Temple, TX
Ask any Texan what the best highlight for a road trip is and they will say making a stop at the nearest Buc-ee's. This Texan chain of convenience stores is so much more than you could ever expect. Imagine this. You're driving down I-35 here in Temple in the early morning, the sun is rising, you're still feeling a little tired, and your stomach starts to let out a low growl of hunger. In the next instance you look up, see the giant beaver head sign in the sky, and know all your problems will melt away. Buc-ee's will satisfy your hunger, alleviate your sleepiness, and get your mindset positively happy for the travels ahead. With affordable gas prices, the finest bathrooms, and a large assortment of merchandise, food, and more, Buc-ee’s is your one-stop shop for all your travel needs.
The Buc-ee's Essentials
The first thing you should do when you turn into the Buc-ee’s parking lot is stop at the pumps and fill up the car. Buc-ee’s makes it easy to fill up the fuel tank without breaking the bank. With over 100 gas pumps, there is sure to be a space for you and your vehicle needs. Next, after your tank has been filled, head inside for a bathroom break. Or, as Buc-ee’s likes to say head inside to “Potty like a rock star.” The bathrooms here are world famous, boasting of cleanliness. You won’t find a better rest stop than at Temple’s Buc-ee’s location.
The Wonderful World of Snacks
After you’ve gotten the essentials covered, it’s time to get to the fun and even more exciting portion of this Buc-ee’s pit stop. Located close to the entrance of Buc-ee’s, you will find the expansive great wall of candy. With a wide variety of gummies, chocolates, hard candies, and more, Buc-ee’s will make all your candy dreams come true. And next to that you can find the gourmet jerky wall. For fans of this road trip snack, you can find an assortment of flavors. On several rows next to the candy and jerky wall, you will find spices, jarred goods like jam, salsa, and much more. But the real treasure – the holy grail of Buc-ee’s- is the beaver nuggets. The original beaver nuggets flavor simply cannot be beat, but if you are feeling adventurous try a few other flavors like cinnamon sweet, salted caramel, white cheddar, white cheddar habanero, and bold ‘n sorta spicy. It is a must-do to buy beaver nuggets on your next trip to Buc-ee’s. See what all the hype is about for these delectable, sweet treats.
Brisket, Turkey, and Pork, Oh My!
Feeling hungry? Order a delicious, barbecue or brisket sandwich at the kiosk in Buc-ee’s. Order your sandwich exactly how you like it and wait for the cooks at Buc-ee’s to call out your order. Then, get ready for the sandwich of a lifetime. Buc-ee’s has all kinds of sandwiches with meat options from brisket, pork, turkey, chicken, and more. These sandwiches make an excellent lunch choice when you’re ready and hungry for a hearty, wholesome comfort food. And once your lunch plans have been taken care of and your order has been made, you can stock up on desserts with homemade fudge. Buc-ee’s fudge comes in unique, delightful flavors like blueberry cheesecake, birthday cake, and cookies n' cream. Not sure what flavor to choose? Pick up a fudge sampler pack to try many different fudge flavors.
Shop 'Til You Drop
With great shopping comes even greater self-control. You’ll find it’s hard not to spend a lot of money at Buc-ee’s, especially when you’ve seen the merchandise. At Buc-ee’s you will find trendy shirts, blankets, toys, and accessories all with the famous mascot on the items. These merchandise items are affordable and are a hit with family and friends that love Buc-ee’s or have the desire to love Buc-ee’s. You can buy items for babies, children, and adults. Not only does Buc-ee’s have their own merchandise, but they also sell merchandise through other vendors. This brings in kitchen and home goods, outdoor gear, and so much more. Shopping at Buc-ee’s is like going to a large strip mall rolled up into a clean, desirable package.
ICEE You Leaving Buc-ee's
Before you head back out on the road, don’t forget your large fountain drink or ICEE. The price of fountain drinks at Buc-ee’s cannot be beat. The best part? You can pour your own drink and mix and match to your heart’s content. Love different flavors? Mix the white cherry with the Dr. Pepper flavor. Or, try the blue raspberry and Coke. And if you prefer a regular soft drink to this frozen treat, the fountain drinks station has original staples like coke, dr. pepper, and sprite, along with Buc-ee’s brand soda flavors.
Sweet Beaver Nugget-filled Dreams
After checking out and getting ready to leave, the final must-do on the list is to dream about the next time you’ll find yourself in Temple’s Buc-ee’s location. After a Buc-ee’s run, its hard not to crave going back. Buc-ee’s is certainly a fun attraction for any travelers passing through. This convenience store truly makes shopping for road trip essentials a breeze. Remember, Temple’s Buc-ee’s will always be here to welcome you home.