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Strawberry Cream Cheese Pies and Strawberry Rhubarb Pies are Back!


They're a summertime fan favorite — Strawberry Cream Cheese Pies and Strawberry Rhubarb Pies — and they're back for a limited time! Make sure to stop in to grab yours before they're gone!

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Nelson Bros. Bakery and Beyond


Donuts, pies, and baked goods, oh my! If you've ever been to the Clearwater Travel Plaza, you know our donuts are larger than life. In fact, we've coined the term "donuts bigger than your head." Nelson Bros. Bakery is legendary, and our Fritter Bread is the stuff dreams are made of.  To satisfy your curiosity, we've listed below the many types of bakery items our confections team bakes fresh.

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Did You Know? Here's What CTP has in Store for You


When we say we have a lot in store for you, we mean it! I wanted to share just how much variety we have on-site. If you’re looking for something, there’s more of a chance we have it than not. Check out what we have available for you inside the Plaza.

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Why Professional Drivers Redeem their Petro UltraOne Points at CTP


At Clearwater Travel Plaza, we go beyond being a fuel stop. As one of only three Petro fueling centers in the state of Minnesota, we hope you decide to collect and redeem your hard-earned points with us – especially because everything in our Minnesota Reflection gift shop is available for purchase with Petro UltraOne Points.

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Professional Drivers, Quality Vs. Cost, and Clearwater Travel Plaza


What’s the difference between good enough and getting what you really want? I think it’s about quality vs. cost. There’s nothing wrong with making decisions with cost as your main deciding factor, and there’s also nothing wrong with making decisions based on quality. Both are perfectly normal ways to go about making decisions about goods and services. But, they are two separate approaches with separate outcomes.

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