Traveling in this region should be an adventure, so why don't you go on a little road trip and uncover some of the other villages, towns and cities in the vicinity of Tatum. Interesting places within a relatively short distance of Tatum are Lovington, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the north, and Denver City, 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the northwest.
Around 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the south of Tatum is Hobbs, an important regional city where you'll find Soaring Society of America, Southwest Heritage Room and Del Norte Park and Aquatic Center. Zia Park Racetrack, Western Heritage Museum and University of the Southwest are among the many other attractions that should be high on every traveler's to-do list.
There are plenty of ways for thrill seekers to get active in the great outdoors in and around Tatum. Hiking and mountain biking are just two popular ways active visitors can get their fix.
Even the best vacation can't go on forever, so when it's time fly home, head to the nearest major airport in Hobbs, 40 miles (64 kilometers) away.