Historic Route 66 Motel
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- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Refrigerator in room
- Microwave in room
TravelPod Member ReviewsHistoric Route 66 Motel Tucumcari
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... who served in the Texas Revolution. He was the first to reach the Alamo after its fall. The pronunciation of "Deaf", like that of Smith himself, is "Deef". However, most people in Deaf Smith County pronounce it "Deaf". Now tell me you didn’t find that just a bit interesting.
That just about put an end to our time in Texas for this visit. Soon, we were entering the Land of Enchantment once again. Once we crossed into New Mexico, ...
... and it looked like we were in for another rain storm, however the distant dark sky's and lightening strikes only sideswiped Tucumcari.
After hovering up some leftover cake and ice cream we made our back to the motel room for a dinner of Dorito's Jalapeņo chips and 'Our old fashioned Chicharron pork skins' from the circle K gas station all washed down with half a bottle of sweet conejito white wine in a Best Western plastic cup.
... made our way back towards Tucumcari. We wandered around Alco, stopped by the route 66 museum, saw a dung beetle and popped into Kix for lunch. Mum has a caramel sundae, dad had a green chilli burger and I had a chicken and beef burrito with green and red chilli sauce.
Sitting back in the motel room I noticed the headline on the front of the Quay Country Sun read "Rainfall brings benefits", I half expected to carry on reading and see the following ...
... wishing we'd brought some paint, when a passer-by answered our prayers by giving us some left over from her artistic efforts. We found a suitable spot and daubed "Werry Honeymoon 2014", encircling it in a big red heart for added effect. And there it will remain for all eternity. More likely is that it was covered by other people's efforts by the end of the day, or even five minutes later, but for that fleeting moment we made our mark on it. (It's ...
... of the hotel/motels are decked out with large murals of 50s cars and, surprisingly set up in a style unique to Tucumcari. Each unit has a garage attached so you can park you car indoors overnight. Gotta protect your baby.. holy car culture. Santa Fe is close by but seeing as we climb at least 4000 feet, it will be cooler (about 20 degrees) the next couple of days. We've also gained an hour as we've moved to Mountain Time here in New Mexico. Good bye ...