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Best Overnight Stopovers Along I-10 in Arizona

What makes a great overnite stop? Consider this… you’ve traveled all day, you’re tired, hungry, the kids are wired… you get the picture. What you really need right about then is that perfect overnite stop… an exit where you feel safe and comfortable… an exit with a good mix of accommodations and a variety of eating places… not just fast food. And, maybe a little shopping later before you get back to the motel. The next morning you can gas up nearby and head out. Everything you need conveniently located right off the exit! That’s what we consider a great overnite stop!

I-10, Exit 128 – Litchfield Road

Just west of Phoenix, this exit has several great hotels, including Best Western, Hampton Inn and Suites, Holiday Inn Express, Residence Inn and TownePlace Suites. There are also dozens of restaurants and fast food outlets, discount gas and several shopping options. What’s more, you can take in a movie at the nearby Palm Vally 14 Cinemas.

I-10, Exit 139 – 51st Avenue

Near Downtown Phoenix, this exit boasts a dozen hotels including… Americas Best Value Inn, Budget Inn, Crossland Economy Studios, Holiday Inn Phoenix West, La Quinta Inn and Suites, Red Roof Inn, Super 8, Travelers Inn and TraveLodge. You’ll find a good mix of dining options as well. Several gas stations right off the exit keep prices competitive. Downtown Phoenix is only a few miles away.

I-10, Exit 155 – Baseline Road, Guadalupe

East of Phoenix, is Guadalupe… and another great overnight stopover exit. There’s plenty of lodging here including: Best Western, Candlewood Suites, Holiday Inn Express, Homestead Suites, Hotel Tempe/Phoenix Airport, Ramada, Residence Inn, SpringHill Suites and TownePlace Suites. There are also dozens of great restaurant choices and shopping at the Arizona Mills Mall.  The Arizona Sea Life Aquarium and Harkins 25 Cinema are nearby too!

I-10 Exit 194 – AZ287, Florence Boulevard, to Casa Grande

Casa Grande can be a welcomed relief for weary I-10 drivers and this exit is an oasis. Best Western Plus, Comfort Inn, Legacy Suites, MainStay Suites and Super 8 are located here. Over a dozen restaurants and several discount gas outlets round out the basics here. The Promenade at Casa Grande, a large new shopping complex is located just off the exit. You’ll find the Harkins Casa Grande 14 Theaters nearby too!

I-10, Exit 246 – Cortaro Road

About 10 miles northwest of of Tuscon is Exit 246, a great overnight stopover. Lodging here includes Comfort Inn and Suites, Days Inn and Suites, Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites, La Quinta Inn and Suites and Super 8. Lots of restaurants and several gas stations are conveniently located within 1/2 of this exit. Shopping options include Walmart and Kohl’s. Tower Theaters is also nearby.

I-10, Exit 340 – AZ186, Rex Allen Drive, Fort Grant Road

This exit is a sight for sore eyes while traveling I-10 in this part of Arizona. Willcox is a small town with a popular stopover exit. Located about an hour from the New Mexico border, you’ll find Days Inn, Holiday Inn Express Hotel and SuitesQuality Inn and Super 8 and others nearby. There are several restaurants and discount gas stations here as well as local shopping and grocery stores too.