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Tucumcari to Las Cruces drive

driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

Tucumcari to Las Cruces road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Tucumcari to Las Cruces. If you're planning a road trip to Las Cruces, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

11:00 am  start in Tucumcari
drive for about 53 minutes

11:53 am  Santa Rosa (New Mexico)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:53 pm
drive for about 42 minutes

1:35 pm  Vaughn
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:35 pm
drive for about 49 minutes

3:25 pm  Corona
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 2.5 hours
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 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Corona
drive for about 55 minutes

10:55 am  Carrizozo (New Mexico)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:55 am
drive for about 1.5 hours

1:16 pm  Cloudcroft
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:16 pm
drive for about 52 minutes

3:08 pm  White Sands National Monument
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:08 pm
drive for about 59 minutes

5:07 pm  arrive in Las Cruces

day 2 driving ≈ 4 hours
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Where should I stop along the way?

Santa Rosa (New Mexico)  (2 answers)

Vaughn

Corona

Carrizozo (New Mexico)

Cloudcroft  (2 answers)

White Sands National Monument  (8 mentions)


What are some things to do in Las Cruces?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

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Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Las Cruces to Tucumcari drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Tucumcari? Try searching for places within 5 hours of Tucumcari.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Tucumcari to Las Cruces. Or get a full Tucumcari to Las Cruces flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Tucumcari well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Tucumcari!





At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 304 miles
driving time of 4 hours, 52 minutes
4 Tucumcari travel answers
2 Santa Rosa (New Mexico) travel answers
2 Cloudcroft travel answers
9 Las Cruces travel answers





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