La Quinta Inn & Suites Tucumcari
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Travel Blogs from Tucumcari
... Route 66 Boulevard, which was previously known as Tucumcari Boulevard from 1970 to 2003. It is the largest city on the highway between Amarillo, Texas and Albuquerque, New Mexico. Billboards reading "TUCUMCARI TONITE!" placed along I-40 for many miles to the east and west of the town invite motorists to stay the night in one of Tucumcari's "2000" (later changed to "1200") motel rooms.
After cruising downtown Tucumcari for a while we pulled into Kix for coffee ...
... landmark for travellers on the Santa Fe trail; travellers knew that Waggon Mound was six days from Santa Fe!
After fumbling around with the gas pump, like an inexperienced teen on a first date, we figured out the car took petrol (not diesel) and somehow that petrol had to leave the pump and make its was into the fuel tank! This was complicated stuff, clearly not something to be attempted when you're tired and hungry! We decided it was time to ask for ...
... Information Center on the border, and collected maps and brochures of the state. Dolly had noticed a car museum along the way and we spent a little time there and thoroughly enjoyed the free museum and hospitality of Russell's Truck Stop. While at the Truck Stop/Museum, we again saw the German couple.
Dolly spotted an RV park in Tucumcari that had all of the basic creature comforts we were looking for. Camping, bathrooms, wifi, ...
... was also a stockyard with at least a dozen acres of cows waiting for.....
We always like to find unusual signs but the one at the rest stop in Texas that warned of rattlesnakes was a little scary??
Crossing over the NM state line got us into Mountain Time Zone so now we are 2 hours off EST. If there is a show to see at night no telling if we can figure out when it is really on. Decided to stay in town since it was inexpensive and off the expressway. We ...
... some on, but thinking about how full my backpack already is made me rethink. We had a couple of buffalo burgers at the Cowgirl Ranch before heading back on the road, stopping for the night in Albuquerque. The next day, we went east out of Albuquerque towards the Sandia Crest, the top of a mountain with breathtaking views if the city and surrounding area. Driving up there was such a fun drive, winding roads up the mountain was a breathe of fresh air after the long straight ...