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Murfreesboro is a bit of a mouthful to say, but an exciting place to visit!
With its combination of city living and natural beauty, you'll never forget your vacation here – especially if you rent a property with FlipKey. So, what are you waiting for? Get going!
About Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Murfreesboro is a fast-growing city with a lot to offer. It's the thriving center of Tennessee, and is part of the Nashville metropolitan area.
There's lots to discover throughout the city, so the best thing to do is put on some comfy shoes and just wander around. See what you can find.
This city is home to a university, so there are lots of great places to go that won't drain your vacation budget. Here, you can party till dawn (if you want to) or find a secluded spot on the outskirts for you and your family.
History buffs will also love it here. It's the site of the Battle of Stones River – a huge battle that took place during the Civil War. You can find out more about it at the Stones River National Battlefield visitors’ center.
Murfreesboro is surrounded by rivers and lakes, both natural and manmade. If you want to escape the city for a bit, just go exploring.
What to do
There's plenty to do in the city itself.
Visit Murfreesboro Center for the Arts. It's close to the main square and there's always something going on.
Go shopping at one of the malls, and enjoy a delicious dinner at one of the many restaurants in town.
If you want to get a little closer to nature, there's plenty for you to try. Get away from all the hustle and bustle by taking the trail that runs alongside Stones River.
Or, head to Old Fort Park – there's 50 acres for you to explore, including baseball fields, tennis courts and a playground for the kids. If you're into golf, you'll love the 18-hole championship course! There are also picnic shelters and a bike trail, so you can spend the entire day there.
The kids will love the Discovery Center at Murfree Spring. It's a nature center mixed with an interactive museum that focuses on teaching children about everything – history, science, nature and more! You might learn a thing or two as well.
If you're into history, visit Cannonsburgh Village. It's a reproduction of what a working pioneer village built between 1830-1930 would have looked like. There's a school, doctors, houses, grist mill and even a wedding chapel!
Top Murfreesboro travel tips
There's always something going on in Murfreesboro. But, music-related events are what draw most people in.
The biggest is probably Jazzfest on Main Street – people come from all over the world to perform and play here. Try to catch it during your stay.
The public transport system in Murfreesboro is fantastic, so you don't need a car during your stay. Fly in, take a train or just keep your car parked close to your accommodation – it's up to you!
Enjoy city life and natural beauty all bundled into one by visiting Murfreesboro. It's a great spot for a vacation. Make sure you get the perfect Murfreesboro rental for you and your family by booking with FlipKey, today!