Nestled on historic Route 66, Tucumcari is the Gateway City of Murals and the heart of the Mother Road. While staying at the new La Quinta Inn & Suites Tucumcari, don't miss Mesalands Dinosaur Museum and Ute Lake not far away.To learn the history of Tucumcari, NM and Route 66, swing by the Tucumcari Historical Museum with its story-telling like exhibits that include a Route 66 exhibit. There are two lakes within half-hour drives, a golf course, National, State and Historic Scenic Byways make for fabulous photo opportunities. There are beautiful murals, grand mesas, gorgeous sunsets, and striking monuments. After a day of exploring, head back to the La Quinta Inn & Suites Tucumcari and enjoy amenities like free high-speed Internet access throughout the hotel, a board room for your small meeting, fully loaded business center, guest laundry facility, fitness center, heated indoor pool & spa, and a very courteous staff.Unwind in your comfy quest room that has microwave, refrigerator, upgraded bedding & linens, pillow-top mattress, coffee maker, hair dryer, massaging shower heads, and so much more. Start your day with a Free Bright Side BreakfastTM, while catching up on the news with a free newspaper.