It's generally a good rule of thumb to avoid gas station restrooms if you can help it. They can be scary, disgusting places. But some are definitely better than others. And thankfully, there's now a guide for that! compiled data for roughly three years in order to create this guide. Per their findings, gas station restroom cleanliness ratings have improved 6% since 2017. So, cleanliness was the focus of these rankings.

The core criteria was that any gas station considered had to have at least 20 locations within a state. And the winner was... (drumroll please)

Kwik Star! At least, that's the Iowa winner. Across the border in Illinois, the winner was Kelley's Market. Kwik Star actually won out in multiple states, including Minnesota and Wisconsin!

So, when you and the family are hitting the road for some adventures this summer, keep this in mind, and you won't have to be quite as scared of road trip restrooms!

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