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A look inside the world's largest Buc-ee's open in Luling, Texas

Scott Rinkel, right, takes a photo with Bucky the Beaver on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
Scott Rinkel, right, takes a photo with Bucky the Beaver on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
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The new largest Buc-ee’s travel center opens to the public in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024. The new store is 75,000 square feet and will have 120 fueling positions. The store will replace the city's current Buc-ee's location.
The new largest Buc-ee’s travel center opens to the public in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024. The new store is 75,000 square feet and will have 120 fueling positions. The store will replace the city's current Buc-ee's location.
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Josh Smith, director of operations at Buc-ee's, gives Angela Martinez a free shirt in line on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
Josh Smith, director of operations at Buc-ee's, gives Angela Martinez a free shirt in line on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
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Christie Conley, left, and Michael Conley, right, wait in line in Buc-ee's onesies on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
Christie Conley, left, and Michael Conley, right, wait in line in Buc-ee's onesies on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
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Customers wait in line on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
Customers wait in line on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
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Buc-ee's employee Jose Angel stocks tacos on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
Buc-ee's employee Jose Angel stocks tacos on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
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Bucky the Beaver waves to customers in line on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
Bucky the Beaver waves to customers in line on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
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Kirby Knox hands out jerky samples on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
Kirby Knox hands out jerky samples on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
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Buc-ee's staff applaud director of operations, Josh Smith, after his speech on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
Buc-ee's staff applaud director of operations, Josh Smith, after his speech on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
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Patrick O'Donnell, a fan from Pennsylvania, makes the first purchase at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
Patrick O'Donnell, a fan from Pennsylvania, makes the first purchase at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
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Buc-ee's employee Monica Seeling wraps sausage biscuits on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
Buc-ee's employee Monica Seeling wraps sausage biscuits on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
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Josh Smith, director of operations at Buc-ee's, speaks to the staff on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
Josh Smith, director of operations at Buc-ee's, speaks to the staff on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
Aaron E. Martinez/American-Statesman
The new largest Buc-ee’s travel center opens to the public in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024. The new store is 75,000 square feet and will have 120 fueling positions. The store will replace the city's current Buc-ee's location.
The new largest Buc-ee’s travel center opens to the public in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024. The new store is 75,000 square feet and will have 120 fueling positions. The store will replace the city's current Buc-ee's location.
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The first customers walk into the store on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
The first customers walk into the store on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
Aaron E. Martinez/American-Statesman
The new largest Buc-ee’s travel center opens to the public in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024. The new store is 75,000 square feet and will have 120 fueling positions. The store will replace the city's current Buc-ee's location.
The new largest Buc-ee’s travel center opens to the public in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024. The new store is 75,000 square feet and will have 120 fueling positions. The store will replace the city's current Buc-ee's location.
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Buc-ee's pitmaster Randy Pauly gives Patrick O'Donnell a free shirt in line on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
Buc-ee's pitmaster Randy Pauly gives Patrick O'Donnell a free shirt in line on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
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The sign for the new largest Buc-ee’s travel centeris displayed above I-10 East in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024. The new Buc-ee's store is 75,000 square feet and will have 120 fueling positions. The store will replace the city's current Buc-ee's location.
The sign for the new largest Buc-ee’s travel centeris displayed above I-10 East in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024. The new Buc-ee's store is 75,000 square feet and will have 120 fueling positions. The store will replace the city's current Buc-ee's location.
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Buc-ee's employees stock food on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
Buc-ee's employees stock food on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
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Meat cutter Daron Richards chops brisket on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
Meat cutter Daron Richards chops brisket on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
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Meat cutter Daron Richards chops brisket on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
Meat cutter Daron Richards chops brisket on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
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Shelves are stocked with merchandise on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024. The new store is 75,000 square feet and will replace the city's current Buc-ee's store.
Shelves are stocked with merchandise on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024. The new store is 75,000 square feet and will replace the city's current Buc-ee's store.
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Patrick O'Donnell, a fan from Pennsylvania, is one of the first to enter the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
Patrick O'Donnell, a fan from Pennsylvania, is one of the first to enter the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
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Josh Smith, director of operations at Buc-ee's, right, speaks to the staff on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
Josh Smith, director of operations at Buc-ee's, right, speaks to the staff on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
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Buc-ee's merchandise is displayed near the front door on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
Buc-ee's merchandise is displayed near the front door on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
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Angela Martinez waits in line on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
Angela Martinez waits in line on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
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Customers wait in line on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
Customers wait in line on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
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Buc-ee's food associate Jessie Groff stocks pudding on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
Buc-ee's food associate Jessie Groff stocks pudding on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
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Shelves are lined with Beaver Nuggets on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
Shelves are lined with Beaver Nuggets on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
Aaron E. Martinez/American-Statesman
The new largest Buc-ee’s travel center opens to the public in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024. The new store is 75,000 square feet and will have 120 fueling positions. The store will replace the city's current Buc-ee's location.
The new largest Buc-ee’s travel center opens to the public in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024. The new store is 75,000 square feet and will have 120 fueling positions. The store will replace the city's current Buc-ee's location.
Aaron E. Martinez/American-Statesman
The first customers walk into the store on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
The first customers walk into the store on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
Aaron E. Martinez/American-Statesman
Shelves are stocked with hot sauce on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
Shelves are stocked with hot sauce on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
Aaron E. Martinez/American-Statesman
Shelves are stocked with food on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024. The new store is 75,000 square feet and will replace the city's current Buc-ee's store.
Shelves are stocked with food on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024. The new store is 75,000 square feet and will replace the city's current Buc-ee's store.
Aaron E. Martinez/American-Statesman
Breakfast croissants are packed on a warming rack on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
Breakfast croissants are packed on a warming rack on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
Aaron E. Martinez/American-Statesman
The new largest Buc-ee’s travel center opens to the public in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024. The new store is 75,000 square feet and will have 120 fueling positions. The store will replace the city's current Buc-ee's location.
The new largest Buc-ee’s travel center opens to the public in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024. The new store is 75,000 square feet and will have 120 fueling positions. The store will replace the city's current Buc-ee's location.
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Metal Buc-ee's cups are stocked for customers on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
Metal Buc-ee's cups are stocked for customers on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
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Josh Smith, director of operations at Buc-ee's, applauds the staff on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
Josh Smith, director of operations at Buc-ee's, applauds the staff on opening day at the new largest Buc-ee’s travel center in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024.
Aaron E. Martinez/American-Statesman
The new largest Buc-ee’s travel center opens to the public in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024. The new store is 75,000 square feet and will have 120 fueling positions. The store will replace the city's current Buc-ee's location.
The new largest Buc-ee’s travel center opens to the public in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024. The new store is 75,000 square feet and will have 120 fueling positions. The store will replace the city's current Buc-ee's location.
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