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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 ...
... t just a holiday, it's also a food preference! Chile (it's actually a fruit) is served everywhere in the state with New Mexican cuisine and you choose either red chile or green chile with your meal, or if you can't decide/ want both then you ask for 'Christmas'!! Chelle feared this was a bit of a wind-up from our Route 66 guide, but no, once she got into a conversation with a local he confirmed that it is indeed true. New Mexican's take their ...
We remain on Interstate 40 across the Southwest, today traveling from Amarillo to Tucumcari. While we said at the outset of the trip we would take side roads so we could see more of life in America, around here would not be a good idea. First, there are no side roads. Second there's no doubt the sights would be any better even 100 miles north of south than the route we've been on.
We packed up from our stay in Amarillo and hit the road ...
Well we made our decision - heading to Phoenix so Stan can take in a couple of days at Barratt Jackson auction then we will roam around where the will takes us. So we drove all day and ended up in New Mexico. Should be in Phoenix this afternoon. Took the scenic route yesterday off of the interstate and saw small town Kansas, Ok and Texas.
Other places to stay in Tucumcari
4001 E Tucumcari Blvd, Tucumcari | 1 star motelfrom $51
2900 E Tucumcari Blvd, Tucumcari | 1 star motelfrom $42
815 E. Route 66, Tucumcari | Motelfrom $59
1620 East Tucumcari Blvd., Tucumcari | Motelfrom $32
1302 West Route 66 Blvd., Tucumcari | 2 star motelfrom $63