This is a roadside rest stop on the Valley of Fire Highway, which runs through a Nevada state park. Ryann Ford has photographed 400 rest stops across 19 states. Many of them are in her new book, "The Last Stop."
A foot-washing station at the Bonneville Salt Flats, off Interstate 80 in northwestern Utah.
These portable bathrooms are off Highway 41 in Fish Camp, California.
Tables are covered at a rest stop off Interstate 35 in Lathrop, Missouri. "Back in the day it was more about the journey than the destination, and families would really stop to take their time, make a meal and enjoy where they were traveling through," Ford said.
Many rest stops reflect the local culture or attractions. This stop, off Route 70 in Organ, New Mexico, is near NASA's White Sands Test Facility.
A covered bench in South Dakota's Badlands National Park.
A teepee-like structure off Interstate 10 in Sierra Blanca, Texas.
This rest stop is off Interstate 80 in Sidney, Nebraska.
"I've always been a minimalist, and when you see these little tables set down on the landscape, they're so photogenic," Ford said. This stop is off Interstate 17 in Black Canyon City, Arizona.
A stop in Courtland, Mississippi, off Interstate 55.
A trash can near Route 283 in Rosston, Oklahoma. The sign reads, "Don't lay that trash on Oklahoma."
A rest stop off Interstate 80 in Rock Springs, Wyoming.