Interstate 40

 

Interstate 40

Flagstaff

Leave Hotel travel east for 2 miles on Route 66 merge onto Interstate 40 east for 34 miles drop into Flagstaff.

The town is situated in the Northern part of Arizona, along the western side of the largest contiguous Ponderosa Pine Forest, set in the base of the beautiful San Francisco Peaks surrounded by lush National Forest. Visit the town’s historic dwellings and exhibitions set in the local museums The Museum Club exhibits local history and Native American artefacts. The Pioneer Museum once a hospital exhibits the history of Flagstaffs ranching, logging and transportation. The Northern Arizona Museum exhibits diverse cultures and tribal life ways, landscapes and ecology of the Plateau.

Flagstaff

Flagstaff

Flagstaff

Flagstaff

Flagstaff

Flagstaff

Resume road trip east on Interstate 40 for 34 miles into Two Guns situated on the Route 66 extensive ruins of 20th century commercial enterprises and 19th century Indian ruins, a real ghost town and worth a visit.

Two Guns

Two Guns

Two Guns

Two Guns

Two Guns

Two Guns

Resume on the Interstate 40 for 24 miles into Winslow situated on Route 66 in Navajo County with an old western town, a Route 66 roadside attraction got to see it to believe it. The town was made famous by a Eagles song in the 70’s so take it easy and enjoy the fine sight.

Winslow

Winslow

Winslow

Winslow

Winslow

Resume on Interstate 40 for 35 miles into Holbrook founded in 1881 situated on Route 66 pull in and explore the Wigwam Motel and Village plus go into the downtown area visit the 1898 Historic Navajo County Courthouse and the Holbrook Museum.

Resume on Interstate 40 for 73 miles into Lupton which is in Apache County on the borders of New Mexico this is Navajo land with Indian shops the Chief Yellowhorse Trading Post and Indian Market selling Indian Arts and Crafts. Watch what you purchase could be made in China !

Holbrook Wigwam Hotel

Holbrook Wigwam Hotel

Lupton

Lupton

 Lupton

Lupton

Resume journey east out of Arizona still on the Interstate 40 into the state of New Mexico passing the Petrifed Forest travel 25 miles into Gallop. Stay over for 2 nights  in the Red Roof Motel.