What is the best route from Phoenix to New York City?

I am currently moving out of my place in Phoenix, Arizona and will be taking a road trip to my brand-new apartment in New York City! What’s the route that will get me and my things there the fastest?

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Answer provided by
Ethan Daniel Moser
Answered on May 10, 2022
That’s a big move! Thankfully, it’s pretty much a straight shot from Phoenix to New York City as the best route is to take follows I-40E, I-81N, and I-10E for essentially all of the trip.
Let’s take a closer look at the steps you’ll need to take:
  • Head west on Washington St. towards 1st Ave.
  • Turn right onto N 7th Ave.
  • Merge onto I-10E towards Tucson
  • Take exit 147A-147B to AZ-202 Loop E
  • Take exit AZ-87 N onto I-40E in Holbrook
  • Follow I-40E for 2,393 miles
  • When you arrive in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, use the right line to merge onto I-81N
  • Follow Exit 89 for I-78 E towards Allentown
  • Once you’re on I-78, it’s a straight shot to the Big Apple!
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