Where the West Gets Wild



What do you get when you combine ancient and contemporary history in one unique destination? The rich blend of Tucumcari’s curiosity-inducing past. Discover the dinosaurs of the Mesozoic period, the enchantment of Route 66 travel or the unique history of Tucumcari and Quay County.


Tacos at Del's

Tucumcari is home to a delicious mix of flavors. From burgers to barbeque, classic New Mexican and everything in between, our tasty offerings are definitely palate pleasers.



Tucumcari is home to some of Route 66’s best neon. A stay at one of our hotels will put you front and center. If rustic outdoor beauty is more your speed, Tucumcari is home to a number of hotels that provide great views of our lakes, as well.



While in town, pick up an interesting piece of jewelry or a pair of one-of-a-kind handmade boots. Our shops are home to a variety of treasures.

New Mexico Couple's Murals Helping Bring Tourists to Their Town

It started as a simple desire to create art. Now, 15 years later, a Tucumcari couple has made it their mission to transform the blank walls in town into their personal canvas.

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Fired Up 2019

September 28

Celebrating nine years of Fire, Food & Fun, our 2019 Fired Up community festival, a family-oriented celebration of our town, will occur on Saturday, September 28th, at the Historic Railroad Depot Plaza in the old downtown region of Tucumcari, New Mexico.   Admission is free for all attendees!

Wheels 100

Wheels on Fire 100

September 28

Whether you’re super competitive or just out for the adventure, we have what you’re looking for! Three distances to choose from, 100, 50, or 25 miles surrounded by mesas, under that big, blue New Mexico sky! Great SWAG, cash prizes, and a community festival called Fired Up filled with music, food, and FIRE!

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