La Quinta Inn & Suites Tucumcari
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... memorial park to put the flowers on uncle J's grave. After playing hide and seek with uncle J for a while we did eventually find him when a memorial park attendant was kind enough to tell us where his grave was hiding.
Grave decorated we decided to take a trip around historic downtown Tucumcari. Most of Tucumcari's oldest buildings lie along or near Main Street in the Historic Downtown area. These include:
- Crescent Creamery (vacant)
- Federal ...
... The lakeside refreshment area was boarded up and clearly not open for business, however we parked the car by the side of the lake cooked ourselves a little more and managed to get some great shots of the little green lizards.
After succumbing to heat we decided it was time to head back to Tucumcari; as we made our way back onto the open road we saw a roadrunner, the first one we'd seen during all our visits to Tucumcari.
Lunch was a ...
... detours we've made throughout our time in Texas.
Not far from Adrian is Glenrio, formerly a bustling Route 66 waypoint that fell into complete ruin when the I-40 was built and bypassed the town altogether. It now stands empty, slowly rotting away, unnoticed by all but those that know it's there. It's haunting in a way, to see old gas stations, restaurants and motels and imagine how they would have been when Glenrio was in ...
... 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, ...
... 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 ...