It Doesn't Get More New Mexico Than This Nostalgic Must-See Stop On Route 66
By E Jamar|Published July 03, 2019
E Jamar is a published writer based in Milwaukee, WI. Despite being a Midwesterner at heart, you can often find them trekking throughout the states and discovering new hidden gems. When they're not traveling, you can find them discussing disability issues, cuddling their pug puppy, and checking out new local spots.
When driving down our most favorite highway, Route 66, there are plenty of little shops and restaurants to stop at that are a true ode to Southwest history, and this curio shop is no exception. In the sweet town of Tucumcari, you’ll find a nostalgic curio shop that used to be an old gas station in the ’40s. Once you step inside, you’ll be met with oddities, rarities, and wonderful souvenirs that are all an ode to the beautiful Southwest and good ol’ Route 66. Let’s get our kicks at this intriguing, historic, beautiful curios shop right upon the one and only Route 66 in the small town of Tucumcari.
Have you ever stopped in at Tee Pee Curios on Route 66? Did you find anything interesting? Let us hear all about your experiences in the comments, and don’t forget to share photos from your roadside adventures with us by using the hashtag #onlyinnewmexico on Instagram.