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Where the West Gets Wild

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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.

EAT

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.

STAY

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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.

SHOP

Shop

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.

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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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Hot Iron 21

March 10, 2020 @ 8:00 am - March 16, 2020 @ 5:00 pm MDT

Mesalands Community College will have the 21st Annual Iron Pour Workshop, March 10-16, 2019.

NM Music Showcase

New Mexico Music Showcase

June 5, 2020 @ 8:00 am - June 6, 2020 @ 5:00 pm MDT

Tucumcari Columbus Club presents the 2nd Annual New Mexico Music Showcase coming first weekend of June 2020. Information and artist line-up coming soon.

Rockin’ on Route 66

June 25, 2020 - June 26, 2020

Rockin’ Route 66 was created to celebrate the history of historical Route 66 and the rich vibrant days of “good time rock n roll”. Following WWII, America went through some amazing changes and life was celebrated a little different than it is today. From the developing sounds of swing to rock n roll, to the power and muscle of the American car, to the styles and tradition of a country so rich and vibrant with life, Route 66 was the lifeline between two sides of our country. From Illinois to California, Route 66 has created a time capsule of stories, monuments, and music that has never been forgotten. Though times have changed, and an interstate built, the nostalgic history is full of life on Route 66 in Tucumcari, New Mexico.

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