territory supply az

from the journal

Attractions (And Oddities) Along Arizona's Interstate 40

Attractions (And Oddities) Along Arizona's Interstate 40

Across Arizona, Interstate 40, which runs from Barstow, California, all the way to Wilmington, North Carolina, runs parallel to or overlays that famed Mother Road — Route 66. And while the high-speed highway makes travel a bit easier, it retains much of its historic charm. Take, for example, this handful of attractions. You’ll find them along the main drag, as well as just a bit off the beaten path.

Although Burma-Shave’s original ads along Route 66 didn’t withstand the test of time, heat or history, replicas dot the highway between Kingman and Ash Fork. Among the clever rhymes? “You can drive a mile a minute, but there is no future in it.” Catch them running both east and westbound, but remember: “Thirty days hath September, April, June … and the speed offender.”

Continue reading →

Mooney Falls: Adventure and Lore at the Mother of Waters

Mooney Falls: Adventure and Lore at the Mother of Waters

Of all of Grand Canyon’s waters, Mooney Falls is perhaps the most impressive.

At a place where Havasu Creek cascades straight off a 196-foot cliff, Mooney is a perennially-flowing free-falling behemoth. At this convergence of earth, water, and gravity: grace meets power and danger meets beauty.

Barring a helicopter ride into Supai Village, reaching Mooney Falls is no cakewalk. From the trailhead at Hualapai Hilltop, it’s a ten-mile hike one way to reach the overlook facing the fall’s grand tumble.

Even after passing numerous other world-famous waterfalls along the way, including the 115-foot Havasu Falls, reaching the lip of Mooney is a one-of-a-kind experience. And to complete the nerve-wracking scramble down the neighboring cliff face and stand at the foot of the falls is equal parts terror, exhilaration, and satisfaction.

Continue reading →

Success! Feel free to continue shopping or head to your cart .