Mesalands Dinosaur Museum (222 East Laughlin Street 575-461-3466) - A definite must see for anyone in Tucumcari! It's like a Big City archaeological museum, but in a small town in the middle of nowhere. They have bronzed dinosaur bones, dinosaur displays with stories about their history, including a dinosaur named for the local area, fossils, work in progress that can be viewed, and a great little dinosaur gift shop. website

Tucumcari Historical Museum (416 South Adams Street 575-461-4201) - collections located on 3 floors of a 1903 schoolhouse, containing a wide variety of artifacts and memorabilia from the surrounding area. Various rooms based on themes with 1,000's of items on display. 5 indoor and outdoor exhibits, located on native lanscaped grounds. website

Tucumcari Municipal Golf Course (4465-C Route 66 575-461-1849) - Very nice municipal 9 hole course, it's worth seeing, playing and is extremely affordable with carts.

Odeon Theatre (123 South 2nd Street 575-461-0100) - One of the last of the old one house movie theatres. It's still in operation today, and shows movies everyday, come catch it while it lasts!

Floeck's Country Ranch (3705 Quay Road 64.5 575-461-1657) - Ostrich, Emu and so much more. Great learning experience, gift shop and gifts that can be shipped anywhere. website

Tucumcari Train Depot - check back for more information this summer! Currently under renovation, and scheduled to re-open as the New Mexico State Railroas Museum.

Tucumcari Chamber of Commerce (404 West Route 66 575-461-1694) - The people here are friendly, can tell you just about anything you need to know about the local area and where anything is that you're looking for. They also have lots of information booklets, maps, books and even a selection of gifts. website