Attractions in Murfreesboro
Guests of Holiday Inn Murfreesboro absolutely love our location! Located off of I-24, we’re ideally situated to some of the best attractions in the area. Those traveling for business will find themselves in close proximity to MTSU, St. Thomas Hospital, the Convention Center, Amazon Fulfilment Center, State Farm Operations Center, and Nissan North America. Business and leisure travelers alike will appreciate we’re a short drive to the Nashville International Airport. If you’re looking for a little R & R while staying with us, you’ll find our hotel to be close to all the top shopping, historic places, museums, and great dining spots in the heart of Tennessee. Nashville is to the north, offering a plethora of attractions of their own.
If you’re looking for a bit of help figuring out your Murfreesboro plans, we invite you to swing by the front desk. We’d be happy to assist you with directions to our favorite sites and recommend top attractions.
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Cannonsburgh Village is located on 6 acres in Murfreesboro and represents about 100 years of rural Tennessee life from the 1830s to the 1930s. The village highlights a gristmill, schoolhouse, telephone operator’s house, the University House, the Leeman House, a museum, a caboose, the wedding chapel, a doctor’s office, general store, working blacksmith’s shop, a well, and the World’s Largest Cedar Bucket! The village is open May 1 through Dec. 1, Tuesday through Sunday. Guided tours are available for a small fee, but self-guided tours are free.
Visit the only historic house in Murfreesboro, home of the Maney family, Oaklands Mansion. You’ll find this hidden gem in the heart of Tennessee. The story of Oaklands and the Maney family reflects a time of affluence in the eighteenth-century south, as well as the hardships suffered during the Civil War. Visitors will see the native tree arboretum with walking trails, heritage gardens and the natural wetlands of neighboring Oaklands Park. Plan a visit today to explore beautiful Oaklands Mansion.
With Nashville within about a 30-minute drive, our hotel makes a nice place to stay away from the hustle and bustle. Music City lives up to its name, where music can be heard year round. Listen to country music legends rocking the Grand Ole Opry, you never know who you might see. One of the most famous concert halls in the history of country music, the Ryman Auditorium hosts live music events. Plan to visit the Historic RCA Studio B at The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. The Music City Center is Nashville's convention center located in the heart of downtown and hosts many events throughout the year.