One of the coolest cross-country trips a traveler can take is along I-40. The third longest interstate in the United States, the route runs all the way from Barstow, California to Wilmington, North Carolina (that's a 36-hour drive from end-to-end, in case you're wondering). Yet, it’s not the length that makes I-40 appealing for travelers. Rather, it’s the amazing and unique sights that decorate this stretch of highway.

10 Stops You Can't Miss on an I-40 Road Trip

One of the coolest cross-country trips a traveler can take is along The third longest interstate in the United States, the route runs all the way from Barstow, California to Wilmington, North Carolina (that's a drive from end-to-end, in case

Interstate 40 Road Trip Planner...awesome website!!

Top 10 tourist attractions in Arizona. Explore sightseeing, travel destinations & fun things to do in Arizona at famous attractions like Grand Canyon, Hoover Dam, Sedona, Monument Valley.

Interstate 40 Road Trip Planner

Gear up for adventure with this Western Interstate 40 Road Trip Planner! Find fun along in Arizona, New Mexico and Oklahoma!

A Memorable Road Trip on Interstate 40, Part 2

A Memorable Interstate 40 Road Trip

Tips for Visiting Cadillac Ranch. Cadillac Ranch, located just east of Amarillo, Texas along Interstate 40, is an iconic roadside attraction and a stop for many roadtrippers as they cross the southern plains on historic Route 66.

Tips for Visiting Cadillac Ranch. Cadillac Ranch, located just east of Amarillo, Texas along Interstate is an iconic roadside attraction and a stop for many roadtrippers as they cross the southern plains on historic Route

Straight across the desert...I 40 out of Winslow Arizona headed West...Mt. Humphreys (Flagstaff) in the distance.

Aerial photo of Vanishing Point, Coconino County, Arizona, AZ.I 40 out of Winslow Arizona headed West. Humphreys (Flagstaff) in the distance.

The world’s best preserved meteorite impact site just minutes from Interstate 40 in Northern Arizona near Winslow (and near Route 66).

The world’s best preserved meteorite Meteor Crater impact site just minutes from Interstate 40 in Northern Arizona near Winslow (and near Route

Jackrabbit Statue at sunset; Jackrabbit Trading Post near Joseph, Arizona on Interstate 40 (Route 66)

Jackrabbit Statue at sunset; Jackrabbit Trading Post near Joseph, Arizona on Interstate 40 (Route

Interstate 40 Road Trip Planner

Gear up for adventure with this Western Interstate 40 Road Trip Planner! Find fun along in Arizona, New Mexico and Oklahoma!

Interstate 40 roadtrip planner

Gear up for adventure with this Western Interstate 40 Road Trip Planner! Find fun along in Arizona, New Mexico and Oklahoma!

Conveniently located off of Interstate 40 in northern Texas, it is a Texas meal sure to please travelers.

Cross the Golden Gate Bridge to another world of stunning seaside vistas

Big Texan Steak Ranch in Amarillo, Texas Photo byNguyen In R. “Bob” Lee opened The Big Texan Steak Ranch in Amarillo on Route the “Mother Road.

Cadillac Ranch, near Amarillo, Texas    The Cadillac Ranch is a classic landmark beside Route 66. It consists of ten Cadillac cars which are half buried nose-down in the ground in a single file. This public art is the work of the Ant Farm and was created in 1974. The landmark is on the south side of Interstate 40, just 10 miles southwest of Amarillo. It is free of charge and open 24⁄7.

Cadillac Ranch, near Amarillo, Texas The Cadillac Ranch is a classic landmark beside Route 66. It consists of ten Cadillac cars which are half buried nose-down in the ground in a single file. This public art is the work of the Ant Farm and was created in 1974. The landmark is on the south side of Interstate 40, just 10 miles southwest of Amarillo. It is free of charge and open 24⁄7.

SkyDance Bridge ~ Oklahoma City    Oklahoma City’s landmark bridge, Oklahoma City SkyDance Bridge, is a 380-foot-long pedestrian bridge and 197- foot-tall sculpture that spans Interstate 40 near Robinson Avenue south of downtown.    The bridge’s soaring architecture was inspired by Oklahoma’s state bird, the scissor-tailed flycatcher. It is located at the heart of the future MAPS 3 downtown park.

Oklahoma City SkyDance Bridge, is a pedestrian bridge and foot-tall sculpture that spans Interstate 40 near Robinson Avenue south of downtown. The bridge’s soaring architecture was inspired by Oklahoma’s state bird, the scissor-tailed flycatcher.

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