Destination guide

Take in the lakeside beauty of Murray

Take a holiday to Murray and enjoy the area's opera, entertainment and theatre scene. This welcoming city is known for its shopping, skiing and restaurants. Clark Planetarium and The Gateway are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Murray

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Murray a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Alta Ski Area (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Jungle Jim's Playland (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Wairhouse Trampoline Park (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Golf In the Round (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Pebblebrook Golf Links (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Forest Dale Golf Course (5 mi / 8.1 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Murray

Murray is well known for its skiing. If you've planned your trip around snowy activities, consider visiting in January, December, February or March, when snowfall averages 26.15 inches and temperatures average -5°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Murray

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Murray is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sugar House Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Dimple Dell Nature Park (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Liberty Park (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • International Peace Gardens (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Gilgal Sculpture Park (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • This is the Place Heritage Park (8 mi / 13 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Murray

Fly into Salt Lake City, UT (SLC-Salt Lake City Intl.), the closest airport, located 10.9 mi (17.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Provo, UT (PVU), which is 30.8 mi (49.5 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is Murray Central Station. You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Fashion Place West Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

Where to stay around Murray?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 717 holiday lettings near Murray. From 372 Houses to 221 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Murray for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Murray?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Murray:

  • Downtown: 240 holiday homes
  • Sugar House: 419 holiday homes
  • The Avenues: 296 holiday homes
  • East Central: 130 holiday homes
  • Rio Grande: 117 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Murray?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Murray. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Desert Star Playhouse: 2,623 holiday lettings
  • Murray Central Station: 2,611 holiday lettings
  • Fashion Place Mall: 2,623 holiday lettings
  • Eagle Gate College: 2,514 holiday lettings
  • Red Butte Garden and Arboretum: 4,509 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Murray listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Murray?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 372 Houses in Murray. Our other popular types of Murray holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 221 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 15 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 15 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Murray?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 61 holiday homes with pool available in Murray. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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