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one-stop-shop destination: Rutherford County, Tenn.
Now there are more reasons than ever to hold
your event in Rutherford County!
This vibrant Southern community, which
includes Murfreesboro and Smyrna, is conve-
niently located just southeast of Nashville, and
features central location, easy I-24 access, free
parking county-wide, and an 80,000-square-
foot conference center adjacent to The Avenue
Murfreesboro—Tennessee's largest open-air
shopping and dining area.
The county has 48 hotels and 3,800 rooms
ranging from moderate to luxury, plus 108,000
total square feet of meeting space. And with
over 350 restaurants, there's something to
please every taste bud, from familiar favorites
to unique local eateries.
There's plenty to do for fun, especially if
you want to bring your family along! Attrac-
tions include Stones River National Battlefield,
Oaklands Mansion, Sam Davis Home and
Museum, Cannonsburgh Village (where you
can also see the World's Largest Cedar
Bucket!), Nissan North America plant tours,
Mayday Brewery, Boro Beach Water Park,
Discovery Center children's nature center and
wetlands boardwalk, Bradley Academy
Museum & Cultural Center, miles of paved
Greenway trails, six public golf courses, Percy
Priest Lake, and the historic Rutherford County
Courthouse (circa 1859).
Enjoy a vast assortment of shopping options,
from The Avenue®, to community favorite
Stones River Mall, plus several antique malls,
unique finds in the downtown district, and
boutiques scattered throughout the county.
The county's central location makes it an
easy drive to many regional attractions, like
the world-famous Grand Ole Opry, Wildhorse
Saloon, Country Music Hall of Fame, Ryman
Auditorium, Jack Daniel Distillery, George
Dickel Distillery, Arrington Vineyards, Short
Mountain Distillery and the whistle-stop
community of Bell Buckle.
Visit ReadySetRutherford.com for info on
hotels, restaurants, attractions, shopping,
events, and sample itineraries.
Hometown Feel, Big City Flavor: Rutherford County, Tennessee
Barbara Wolke, CHSP,
Interim VP & Director
Rutherford County CVB
Barbara has 29 years of
experience in the hospi-
tality industry, and holds
designations as a Certi-
fied Hospitality Sales
and Certified Tennessee
get to know:
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