Hampton Inn Tucumcari
Travel Blogs from Tucumcari
... 2 for $3.
With the car gassed up and the boot loaded with supplies we headed out to Ute Lake, via a short detour to the Harding County state line, to see what interesting critters had ventured out for the weekend. Ute Lake was a lot busier than when we'd made the trip earlier in the week; there were lots of families with trucks and trailers all jostling for position, trying to reverse onto the boat ramp and offload ...
... ve got more bugs than you can shake a stick at, we've got bugs coming out of our ears!" However reading on the article described how the monsoon rains had raised some water levels to their highest point in a decade. Two boat ramps which were closed last summer due to low water elevation are now submerged and closed to park visitors!
As we made our way to Mon's there was no sign of rain, temperatures in Tucumcari have been regularly topping 100 ...
Incidentally, the record, until recently was just under 8 mins, and a professional wrestler even downed TWO of the challenges comfortably within the allotted time frame. That is until Molly Shyler appeared on the scene on May 26th this year. She's decidedly petite (around 8 and a 1/2 stones) and not-at-all what you might expect of a competitive eater, but that's what she is and she finished the challenge in an unbelievable ...
... cafe for weary Okies (those from Oklahoma). The motel has had a variety of owners and only 2 years ago was sold to a delightful couple from Michigan who have made us so welcome, given us an excellent room with car parking outside and advice on where to shop and eat. The Motel sign comes into its own at nighttime when the neon lights are turned on and passing motorists pull in every few minutes just to take photos of ...
... opened in 1941. Small room, dial phone, old chenille bedspreads, community fridge, great outside seating area, garages, and the friendliest people. It was a beautiful day so we sat outside for a while and just relaxed. We walked down to Mel's for dinner and ate with another couple from KS that we had met at the motel. We drove around to check out the neon signs. Another fun day on this Route 66 adventure. Not sure where we'll be tonight - maybe Gallup, NM. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services