La Quinta Inn & Suites Tucumcari
Travel Blogs from Tucumcari
What a classic. "One of the two historical, Iconic motels from route 66." That is a direct quote from Newt, who ironically is becoming a route 66 legend himself. The motel is a group of cottages that has been bonded together with vintage chairs out front. Folks ...
... no binocs. We wasted almost two hours with driving and no gos. We ultimately had lunch at iHop which turned out just fine. I had a chicken florentine crepe which is covered in hollandaise sauce so how could it be anything but good. Would have been perfect to share with Dee cuz there were two crepes. Randy drove as we left Amarillo as the storm clouds were gathering. He drove through a bad stretch where the water was bouncing off the roads ...
... motels, and restaurants are still operational. They have tried to capitalize on their Route 66 history and some of the storefronts are painted and propped to look as they did in the 1960s. But we still found it sad.
Our campground tonight is in the town and it looks like it used to be a motel, with the campsites in what used to be the parking lot. The motel rooms are dilapidated and one of the rooms is missing, perhaps a motorhome had driven through ...
... out it has basically not rained here in four years. The wee girl even drew me a picture welcoming us to America lol bless. Gave us loads of free maps and little souvenirs etc. however... I know have been informed that from here on it expect transula spiders, snakes and even wild leopard cat things. Yes cause that's just what I want to hear!! I fear I may have to start carrying a sharp implement around with me like a fork ...
... we asked if we could get a piece of pie, he said the cafe had closed 45 minutes ago. When I lamented that we had made it a point to stop because of their great pies, the owner took pity and said we could have a piece to go! We sat out front and ate our pie with plastic forks...I'm happy!
We're spending the night in Tucumcari, New Mexico!! Happy 4th to all!!! ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services