Murfreesboro TN: Ideal for Business and Pleasure

Historic, cultural and recreational attractions as well as its close proximity to Nashville, make this city a popular place.

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Murfreesboro, TN
David Mudd

With its historic, cultural and recreational attractions, as well as proximity to Nashville, Rutherford County is a popular destination for tourists.

History buffs find plenty to do here, since Rutherford County is home to sites such as the Stones River National Battlefield, location of one of the Civil War's most gruesome battles.

Those more interested in the local art scene may enjoy catching a live performance at one of the area's many venues, including The Center for the Arts in Murfreesboro, Tucker Theatre and Murfreesboro Little Theatre.

Sports-minded visitors can play a round of golf at courses, such as the Cedar Crest Golf Club, and  also explore the Murfreesboro Greenway System, with the Stones River, Lytle Creek and Gateway trails.

All of these attractions can quickly fill a schedule. Luckily, Rutherford County also provides plenty of places for some rest and relaxation, for example, the Embassy Suites Murfreesboro – Hotel & Conference Center.

This hotel features 283 spacious guest rooms, as well as more than 43,000 square feet of meeting space that can accommodate groups of up to 3,000.

At 28,800 square feet, the Grand Ballroom is the hotel's largest meeting room. Junior ballrooms and boardrooms are available for smaller groups, while theater seating is an option for large functions.

Embassy Suites Murfreesboro also provides a variety of conveniences, such as an on-site store offering necessities and a complimentary breakfast area.


Jessica Walker Boehm is a journalism graduate of Belmont University and has been a regular contributor to since 2010. From shopping and dining to parks, schools and ... more

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