Tucumcari Travel Guide

  • Remaining historice signage of motels
    Remaining historice signage of motels
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Tucumcari Things to Do

  • Historic Buildings of the 1950's

    There are still a fair number of buildings that show how the town was once a mecca of tourism on the way west. Today, it is much less traffic, but still the townfolk try to keep things "alive"

  • City museum

    This was a great museum that was packed with artifacts of the old days, and memorabilia of the families that lived/live here. It was a treat to see such detail of things saved and displayed on the three floors, plus outlaying buildings.

  • Tucumcari Murals

    I only was able to enjoy only three murals. I was on limited time since my sister doesn't appreciate all the little things of traveling. She rolls her eyes all the time. Her loss. The first is called Dodge & the Cowboy Mural on Adam & Route 66.The second is Where's My Horse #1 & #2 murals on 3rd & Hines Ave.The thrid is Tucumcari Lumber Co. True...


Tucumcari Hotels

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  • Blue Swallow Motel

    Choose this motel if you want to experience what it was like in the 50's when travelling on Route 66...

  • Microtel Tucumcari

    2420 South 1st Street, Tucumcari, New Mexico, 88401, United States

    Satisfaction: Average

    Good for: Families

  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites...

    2624 South Adams, Tucumcari, New Mexico, 88401, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

Tucumcari Restaurants

  • Good Food, Good Price, Great Steakhouse

    $11 as of June 2014. K-Bob's are located various places in the Southwest; they serve steaks, seafood and chicken. They also have a nice salad bar and soup. My food was well prepared and with the soup and salad bar filled me up. The decor was decent and the service good. Grilled Catfish with Chuckwagon Rice. Broccoli and Cheese Soup.

  • America’s Main Street Coffee Shop &...

    America’s Main Street Coffee Shop & Eatery is the newest dining experience focused on home town values with an upscale trend. A blended menu of classic breakfast items, as well as specialty lunch and regional items, fresh donuts, and an espresso bar serving your favorite “pick-me-up” daily. KIXS BURGER BUT DONT BELIEVE ME CHECK OUT THERE MENU HERE...

  • Great service, good food and fun place!

    Recommended by the security guys at Flying J, we two women headed to Pow Wow for a late Sunday afternoon meal. Although we had missed the buffet, they filled us plates from the kitchen. Ham, turkey, roast beef, all sorts of fresh vegetables...it was a feast and the food was excellent. The employees were very friendly, it was a fun place (we left...


Tucumcari Shopping

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    La Cita Flowers & Gifts: Old Route 66 Icon

    by Yaqui Written Dec 24, 2012

    2.5 out of 5 starsHelpfulness

    For many years this has served Route 66 as a roadside restaurant. Now it still serves as a flower shop and gifts. So there is still life here and it is still being appreciated.

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    • Historical Travel
    • Family Travel
    • Road Trip

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Tucumcari Off The Beaten Path

  • Veterans Park

    Located at the intersection of 3rd and Main Street is a wonderful park dedicated to all Veterans.Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce404 West Route 66PO Drawer ETucumcari, NM 88401

  • Delfido Gonzales

    The plaque reads:This park donated toDelfido GonzalezVFW Post #2528By the Ladies Auxiliaryof Post #2528Dedicated To The Memory ofDorothy M. BlackwellJune 25, 1925 to February 24, 2000May 12, 2001Located on 105 E. Main Street,Tucumcari, New Mexico.Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce404 West Route 66PO Drawer ETucumcari, NM 88401

  • Albert Jason Pacheco

    The plaque reads:Albert Jason PachecoAug. 28, 1975Feb. 1, 2007This building was bought in memory of Albert Jason Pacheco.Located Main Street & 5th Street.Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce404 West Route 66PO Drawer ETucumcari, NM 88401


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