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Murray, Kentucky, located in Calloway County, is the home of Murray State University and is only a short drive from both Kentucky Lake and Land Between the Lakes. Whether you have always lived in Murray, attend Murray State, are just here for a visit or are one of the many who chose to relocate to this certified retirement community, it feels like home. Recognized nationally, Murray has won numerous awards including Playful City USA for the last two years and 100 Best Communities for Young People three years running.

Browse through this site to discover all the dining, shopping, recreation and fun the community has to offer. The calendar of events features the most up-to-date information on what's happening around Murray. Visit the accommodations section to find information, pictures and detailed amenities for Murray's hotels. Also, be sure to check out the online Visitor Guide. Want to stay in touch? Sign up for the quarterly e-newsletter, which offers event information, pictures and fun tid-bits about Murray.

Murray, Kentucky is a small-town with big dining options. Whether you are looking for down home Southern cooking, eclectic choices or just want to grab a cup of coffee, we've got you covered. From traditional southern food to dishes inspired by streets of a far away land, we have a wide variety of restaurants spanning many different tastes. Come sample our selection.

Murray is home to a variety of different retail outlets. Buy name-brand clothing at a retail chain or handmade pottery at a locally-owned store. Find a perfect gift or treat yourself. Browse the stores or shop-til-you-drop. In Murray, shopping is not about buying, it's about creating a small adventure.

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