Thompson, Utah: Lightning McQueen and Scooby Doo Van

Three vehicles made famous in cartoons are approximated in front of a gas station, gift shop and restaurant along the interstate (and we only care about the cars, not the gas prices).

Papa Joe's gas station

Address:
Old Highway Cisco, Thompson, UT
Directions:
Papa Joe's gas station. Just north of Moab, at the intersection of I-70 and Rt 191 west of Thompson.
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Lightning McQueen and Scooby Doo Van

Big Joe's is a great "tourist trap" and has some fun stuff. They have a great selection of custom gourmet popcorn - Crop Circle Popcorn They have opened a second building with an alien theme that they will be calling Badass Joe's and will carry selections of Jerky products from all over the US.

[Sumoflam, 05/08/2018]
Lightning McQueen and Scooby Doo Van

Broken down with missing paint. Lightning and Sally didn't have eyes when we stopped. We drove up, but chose not to even get out of the car. My 4 and 8 year olds were not impressed.

[Samantha, 03/17/2018]

South Park car.

Lightning McQueen and Scooby Doo Van

Now there is also a South Park-themed car. Yes, they are all in bad shape, but easy to see from the road.

[Adventures Of Cluckleberry Hen, 07/01/2017]
Lightning McQueen and Scooby Doo Van

Not worth stopping. The cars and Scooby-Doo doo van are in very bad shape. Paint peeling and flat tires. Everything is very expensive at Papa Joe's, with no prices on it.

[Betty Koch, 07/16/2016]
Lightning McQueen and Scooby Doo Van

Don't buy gas here unless absolutely necessary! It's expensive. Mystery Machine is in pretty bad shape. Needs a new paint job - characters have faded or been peeled off of the windshield. Still photo worthy.

[D Deal, 07/16/2015]

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