9 days in Phoenix & Tucumcari Itinerary

9 days in Phoenix & Tucumcari Itinerary

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9 days in Phoenix & Tucumcari Itinerary

Start: Omaha
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Phoenix
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Tucumcari
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h
End: Omaha

4
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Phoenix is known for museums, parks, nature, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, browse the exhibits of Desert Botanical Garden, take in the awesome beauty at Camelback Mountain, and test your problem-solving skills at Escape the Room AZ.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Phoenix holiday tool .

Omaha to Phoenix is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Omaha in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Phoenix: highs are around 106°F and lows about 85°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tucumcari.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Scottsdale
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Balloon Rides
River Rafting & Tubing

3
nights
Tucumcari

Tucumcari ©
Tucumcari is a city in and the county seat of Quay County, New Mexico, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Clovis (Hillcrest Park Zoo & Norman Petty Studios), Russell's Truck and Travel Center (in Glenrio) and Santa Rosa (Route 66 Auto Museum & Blue Hole). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Murals of Tucumcari, get engrossed in the history at Tucumcari Historical Museum, have fun at Route 66 Wedding Chapel, and get a new perspective on nature at Mesalands Community College's Dinosaur Museum and Natural Sciences Laboratory.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Tucumcari road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Phoenix to Tucumcari with the Route module. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Phoenix in July: high temperatures in Tucumcari hover around 96°F and lows are around 68°F. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Tucumcari

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Clovis, Santa Rosa, Russell's Truck and Travel Center
Highlights from your plan
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole
Hillcrest Park Zoo ©
Hillcrest Park Zoo

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