Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. Default Roadtrip from Flagstaff, AZ to Memphis, TN using I-40 across to Memphis, TN

    We are taking a trip from Chino Valley, AZ to Huntsville, AL and my Husband and I are OTR Truck drivers as a job, but this trip, we are taking My mother (83) and our 13 yr old daughter with us. We are stopping for the night in Amarillo, TX, but between Flagstaff, AZ and Amarillo, TX and Amarillo, Tx to Memphis, TN for one or 2 sites on 40 would be great. We are going in December.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2003
    Green County, Wisconsin


    Welcome to the RTA Forum!

    I'm sorry, but I don't see how you think you'll have any time to stop at all on this trip. Flagstaff to Amarillo is already going to take you a good 10 hours, and Amarillo to Flagstaff is 725 miles, so that's a minimum of 12-13 hours on the road.

    As OTR Truckers, I'd think you'd be well aware of the safety concerns of traveling such distances, and that's before you even consider the needs of a teenager and an elderly passenger. Throw in that this is a December trip, where you have a very limited amount of daylight, and a pretty high chance of seeing some bad weather.

    You can check out the RTA Map Center for lots of possibilities of places to explore, but I really think you need to take a second look at your plans first.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Joplin MO


    If I use my software to plot out the trip and to follow the standard recommendations for overnight stops, this should be a 2.5 day trip with overnights in Tucumcari and Fort Smith at best. Weather conditions can very likely tighten this up even more.

Similar Threads

  1. From Memphis to San Diego
    By Kathy Atkinson in forum Planning Summer RoadTrips
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 01-08-2015, 01:37 PM
  2. From D.C. to Memphis
    By trejosn in forum Fall & Winter RoadTrips
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 07-05-2011, 05:46 PM
  3. October Roadtrip pulling a Horse trailer (Memphis to Seattle)
    By vpcaveman in forum Fall & Winter RoadTrips
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 05-22-2011, 02:56 PM
  4. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 01-22-2011, 11:32 AM
  5. Trip from Memphis to LA
    By cindybradley in forum Planning Summer RoadTrips
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 07-29-2009, 11:00 PM


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  • Find the Perfect Hotel
    Search RoadTrip Motels
    Enter city name