DESERTS & MOUNTAINS TRIP
Interstate 40 Arizona

Interstate 40 spans the nation, from the deserts of California, Arizona, and New Mexico, to the mountains of eastern Tennessee and North Carolina, and goes through Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas in between. I drove Interstate 40 West from Interstate 44 in Oklahoma City to its western end during the Deserts & Mountains Trip. On Day One, I drove from Oklahoma City to Albuquerque, New Mexico; on Day Two, I drove from Albuquerque to Kingman, Arizona; and on Day Three, I drove the interstate from Kingman to Barstow, California, which is the interstate's western end.

PICTURES

New Mexico State Line to Kingman
Pictures taken June 24, 2003

"Arizona State Line" sign as Interstate 40
enters Arizona from New Mexico.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 359 - Grants Rd.
"Arizona: The People of the Grand Canyon
State Welcome You" sign, just past Exit
359. The Arizona Welcome Center is on
the right.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 357 - IR 12 -
Window Rock.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 354 - Hawthorne
Rd.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 351 - Allentown
Rd.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 348 - Houck.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 346 - Pine
Springs Rd.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 343 - Querino
Rd.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 341 - Ortega Rd.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 339 - U.S. 191
South - St. Johns.
Interstate 40 West/U.S. 191 North at Exit
333 - U.S. 191 North - Ganado.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 330 - McCarrell
Rd.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 325 - Navajo.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 320 - Pinta Rd.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 311 - Petrified
Forest National Park.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 303 - Adamana
Rd.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 300 - Goodwater.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 294 - Sun
Valley Rd.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 292 - AZ 77
North - Keams Canyon.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 289 - Business
Loop I-40 - E. Navajo Blvd.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 286 - Business
Loop I-40/AZ 77 South/AZ 377 South/U.S.
180 East - Show Low/Heber.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 285 - Business
Loop I-40 - Hopi Dr.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 283 - Perkins
Valley Rd.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 280 - Hunt Rd./
Geronimo Rd.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 277 - Business
Loop I-40 - Joseph City.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 274 - Business
Loop I-40 - Joseph City.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 269 - Jackrabbit
Rd.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 257 - AZ 87
North - Second Mesa.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 255 - Business
Loop I-40/AZ 87 South - Payson.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 253 - North
Park Dr.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 252 - Business
Loop I-40 - Hipkoe Dr.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 245 - AZ 99 -
Leupp.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 239 - Meteor
City Rd./Red Gap Ranch Rd.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 233 - Meteor
Crater Rd.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 230 - Two Guns.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 225 - Buffalo
Range Rd.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 219 - Twin
Arrows.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 211 - Winona.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 204 - Walnut
Canyon Natl Monument.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 201 - Business
Loop I-40/U.S. 89/U.S. 180 West -
Flagstaff/Page.
Interstate 40 West approaching Interstate
17/AZ 89A - 5 miles.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 198 - Flagstaff/
Butler Ave.
Interstate 40 West approaching Exit 195 -
Interstate 17/AZ 89A - 2 miles.
Interstate 40 West approaching Exit 195 -
3/4 mile.
Interstate 40 West approaching Exit 195 -
1/4 mile.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 195 - Interstate
17 South/AZ 89A - Phoenix/Flagstaff.
Mileage sign on Interstate 40 West,
just west of Interstate 17. Los Angeles is
just 492 miles ahead via Interstates 40, 15,
and 10.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 192 - Flagstaff
Ranch Road.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 191 - Junction
Business Loop I-40.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 190 - A-1
Mountain Rd.
View from Interstate 40 West at mile
marker 189.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 185 -
Transwestern Rd./Bellemont.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 178 - Parks Rd.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 167 - Garland
Prairie Rd./Circle Pines Rd.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 165 - Business
Loop I-40/AZ 64 - Williams/Grand Canyon.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 163 - Williams/
Grand Canyon.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 161 - Business
Loop I-40/Historic U.S. 66 - Williams.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 157 - Devil Dog
Rd.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 151 - Welch Rd.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 149 - Monte
Carlo Rd.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 148 - County
Line Rd.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 146 - Business
Loop I-40/AZ 89 South - Ash Fork/
Prescott.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 144 - Business
Loop I-40 - Ash Fork.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 139 - Crookton
Rd.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 121 - Business
Loop I-40/TO AZ 66 - Seligman/Peach
Springs. The next services are in 56
miles.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 109 - Anvil Rock
Rd.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 104 - Jolly Rd.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 96 - Cross
Mountain Rd.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 91 - Fort Rock
Rd.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 87 - Willows
Ranch Rd.
Interstate 40 West at mile marker 84.
Interstate 40 West at mile marker 83.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 79 - Silver
Springs Rd.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 71 - U.S. 93
South - Wickenburg/Phoenix.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 59 - DW Ranch
Rd.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 53 - Business
Loop I-40/AZ 66 East - Andy Devine Ave./
Kingman Airport.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 51 - Stockton
Hill Rd.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 48 - U.S. 93 TO
AZ 68 - Beale St./Las Vegas.

Kingman to California State Line
Pictures taken June 25, 2003

Mileage sign on Interstate 40 West just
south of Kingman. Los Angeles is now just
345 miles away.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 44 - Shinarump
Dr./Oatman Hwy.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 37 - Griffith Rd.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 28 - Old Trails
Rd.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 26 - Proving
Ground Rd.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 25 - Alamo Rd.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 20 - Gem Acres
Rd.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 13 - Franconia
Rd.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 9 - AZ 95 South -
Lake Havasu City/Parker.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 2 - Needle
Mountain Rd.
Interstate 40 West at Exit 1 - Golden
Shores/Oatman.
Signage for the Colorado River bridge on
Interstate 40 West. The state of California
lies just ahead.

Roadtrip pages:

Day One:
Oklahoma:
Interstate 44 | Interstate 40
Texas:
Interstate 40
New Mexico:
Interstate 40

Day Two:
New Mexico:
Interstate 40
Arizona:
Interstate 40

Day Three:
Arizona:
Interstate 40
California:
Interstate 40 | Interstate 15 | CA 18 | CA 138 | CA 14 | Interstate 5 | CA 126 | U.S. 101

Day Four:
California:
U.S. 101 | CA 58 | Interstate 15
Nevada:
Interstate 15
Arizona:
Interstate 15
Utah:
Interstate 15

Day Five:
Utah:
Interstate 15 | Interstate 70
Colorado:
Interstate 70

Day Six:
Colorado:
Interstate 70
Kansas:
Interstate 70

Day Seven:
Kansas:
Interstate 70
Missouri:
Interstate 70 | U.S. 71 | MO 2

Sidetrip Pages:
Kansas:
Interstate 35 | Interstate 70 | Interstate 435 | Interstate 470 | U.S. 40 | U.S. 59 | U.S. 69 | U.S. 75 | U.S. 169 | K-10 | K-68
Missouri:
Interstate 29 | Interstate 35 | Interstate 70 | Interstate 229 | MO 2 | MO 371 | U.S. 36 | U.S. 71

Day Ten:
Missouri:
MO 2
Kansas:
K-68 | U.S. 69 | Interstate 435 | Interstate 35
Oklahoma:
Interstate 35

Miscellaneous Pictures

Trip Summaries:
Page 1 (Oklahoma City-San Luis Obispo; Days 1-3)
Page 2 (San Luis Obispo-Kansas City; Days 4-7)
Page 3 (Sidetrips & Kansas City-Oklahoma City; Days 8-10)

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