Destination guide

Why people love visiting historic Murfreesboro

The area's history and live music are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Murfreesboro. This city's riverfront, shopping and restaurants draw many visitors. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Murfreesboro

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Murfreesboro has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • General Bragg Trailhead (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Thompson Lane Trailhead (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Cason Trailhead (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Indian Hills Golf Course (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Arrington Vineyards (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Pine Creek Golf Course (18.3 mi / 29.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Murfreesboro

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Murfreesboro is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gateway Island (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • General Bragg Trailhead (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • McKnight Park (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Cason Trailhead (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Barfield Crescent Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Nice Mill Dam Recreation Area (6.2 mi / 10 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Murfreesboro

Fly into Smyrna, TN (MQY), the closest airport, located 11.8 mi (19.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Nashville, TN (BNA-Nashville Intl.), which is 23.7 mi (38.1 km) away.

Where to stay near Murfreesboro?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 3,073 house rentals near Murfreesboro. From 159 Cabins to 1,569 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Murfreesboro for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Murfreesboro?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Murfreesboro:

  • Downtown: 740 vacation rentals
  • Edgehill: 375 vacation rentals
  • Music Row: 1,428 vacation rentals
  • Lockeland Springs: 1,229 vacation rentals
  • North Capitol: 383 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Murfreesboro?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Murfreesboro. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Stones River National Battlefield: 84 home rentals
  • Go USA Fun Park: 75 home rentals
  • Middle Tennessee State University: 63 home rentals
  • Cannonsburgh Village: 67 home rentals
  • Indian Hills Golf Course: 51 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Murfreesboro listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Murfreesboro?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 159 Cabins in Murfreesboro. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Murfreesboro include:

  • Houses: 1,569 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 159 lodging choices
  • Farmhouses: 12 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Murfreesboro?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 526 vacation homes with pool available in Murfreesboro.

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