Visit Murray

Make the most of your trip when you visit Murray State this fall to celebrate Family Weekend. Murray is only a short drive from Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area and was named the Friendliest Small Town in America by Rand McNally and USA Today.

Things to do


Travel information

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Nearest airports

Barkley Regional Airport in Paducah, Kentucky offers daily service through O'Hare Interanational Airport in Chicago. 

Nashville International Airport in Nashville, Tennessee is served by 10 air carriers and offers almost 390 flights per day. 

Driving directions

Using GPS? Enter 1401 KY-121, Murray, KY 42071 as your destination

From the east or west via I-24

Take the Purchase Parkway at Exit 25A and proceed south approximately 15 miles. Exit onto Hwy 641 (sign marked "Murray State University - US Hwy 641 SPUR") and drive south to Murray. Turn left onto KY-121 N, the CFSB Center will be on your left.

From the east or west via I-40

Take I-40 to Hwy 641 and proceed north to Murray. Continue on Hwy. 641 (12th Street) approximately two miles to KY-121 N, turn left onto KY-121 Nthe CFSB Center will be on your left.

From southeast Missouri via I-57

Take the Charleston/Wyatt exit and proceed east on Hwy 60/62. In Wickliffe, Ky., take Hwy 80, which will take you through Mayfield, Ky., and on to Murray. Turn right onto Hwy 641, then right onto KY-121 N, travel approximately two blocks and turn left into the Curris Center parking lot.

From the east or west via Hwy 68/80

From I-24, take the exit for Cadiz/Hopkinsville (Exit 65) and proceed west approximately 15 miles. Remain on Route 80 and proceed approximately 15 miles to Murray. Turn left onto Highway 641 and travel to KY-121 N. Turn right onto KY-121 N, the CFSB Center will be on your left.