Question: What is a turnout? Answer: A turnout is similar to a rest area but has few, if any, amenities. It may have been a … Read more

Overnight Parking

Question: Is overnight parking allowed in rest areas? Answer: Overnight parking rules vary by state. Most limit the time one may park in a rest … Read more

Lost and Found

Question: I’ve lost something at a rest area. Can you help? Answer: This web site is not affiliated with any official Department of Transportation office. … Read more

Family Restrooms

Question: Are there family restrooms in the rest areas? Answer: Over 200 rest areas nationwide have family restrooms for those needing bathroom assistance. Information about … Read more

Wireless Internet

Question: Is free Wi-Fi available at rest areas? Answer: Free Wi-Fi is available in more than 200 rest areas nationwide. Wireless Internet information is not … Read more


Question: I would like to have my brochures distributed at a rest area or welcome center. Can you help? Answer: Welcome centers often distribute brochures … Read more