15 days in Tucson, Tucumcari & Oklahoma City Itinerary

15 days in Tucson, Tucumcari & Oklahoma City Itinerary

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Tucson
— 5 nights
Fly to Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport, Drive to Tucumcari
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Tucumcari
— 3 nights
Drive
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Oklahoma City
— 5 nights
Fly to Phoenix, Shuttle to Tucson

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Tucson

— 5 nights

Old Pueblo

One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tucson: Benson (Forever Home Donkey Rescue & Double R Ranch), Tombstone (O.K. Corral & Bird Cage Theatre) and Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter Observatory (in Mount Lemmon). The adventure continues: take a memorable drive along Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway, see the interesting displays at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, explore the stunning scenery at Madera Canyon, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Presidio San Agustin del Tucson.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Tucson travel route builder tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Tucson. In October, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Tucumcari.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Tucumcari

— 3 nights
Tucumcari is a city in and the county seat of Quay County, New Mexico, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Amarillo (Cadillac Ranch & Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum) and Norman Petty Studios (in Clovis). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Tucumcari Historical Museum, make a trip to Murals of Tucumcari, and get a taste of the local shopping with Mother Road Old Time Photos.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Tucumcari trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Tucson to Tucumcari with the Route module. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tucson in October: high temperatures in Tucumcari hover around 77°F and lows are around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Tucumcari

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Oklahoma City

— 5 nights

The Big Friendly

Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Oklahoma City: Stafford Air & Space Museum (in Weatherford) and Tulsa (108 Contemporary & Philbrook Museum of Art). There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum, see the interesting displays at Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame, wander the streets of Bricktown, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Oklahoma City tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tucumcari to Oklahoma City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Tucumcari in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Oklahoma City, with lows of 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips