Come to Tennessee and visit the location of a major Civil War engagement. On December 31, 1862, Murfreesboro was the site of one of the heaviest battles between the Union and Confederate armies. Walk where the soldiers stood so many years ago, and get a small glimpse into the past. With Murfreesboro vacation packages, this trip is not just exciting, but affordable as well.
This historical city has many attractions you won't want to miss—such as Cannonsburgh Village, an accurate reproduction of an 1830s-era pioneer community. You can visit the grist mill, the doctor's office, a pioneer school house, the Leeman House, and many other buildings of the time. For the more sporting-minded, Old Fort Park is 50 acres of green space containing a wealth of baseball fields, playgrounds, tennis courts, bike trails, and an 18-hole championship golf course. Nearby is the expanse of Barfield Crescent Park. Covering 430 acres, the park features seven miles of biking trails, ten picnic shelters, and a grand championship 18-hole disc golf course.
If nature, history, and sports are in your blood, Murfreesboro vacations are the right choice for you. You can soak up even more nature and history at one of the many museums sprinkled throughout the city. Rent a car in Murfreesboro to explore these and other attractions at your own pace.
Murfreesboro is host to several annual music festivals, such as the Main Street Jazzfest and the Main Street Association, both of which are held in May. In July, come out for the famous Uncle Dave Macon Days. This exciting event includes traditional folk, country, and bluegrass performances, as well as dancing competitions. Find a great hotel in Murfreesboro for your home base, and get ready to party.
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