You'll Love Our Hotel's Perfect Location in Murphy, NC Often referred to as the "Whitewater Rafting Capital in the State," Murphy, North Carolina places our hotel's visitors near the lovely Blue Ridge Parkway and a few miles from the area's best rafting and hiking. The Holiday Inn Express® Hotel & Suites Murphy is also close to area businesses. Besides offering great corporate amenities like an on-site Business Center with print and copy services, our property has a 792-sq-ft meeting room. We are also near several area businesses in Murphy, making travel to MGM Brakes, TEAM Industries, Moog Components Group, Snap-On Tools, and TVA Parks and Recreation easy. Be sure to head to Nantahala Outdoor Center or Ocoee Whitewater Rafting Center for a rip-roaring time on the river. If you're in the mood to experience the area's culture, visit the John C. Campbell Folk School or see a show at Cherokee Jamboree Pavilion. Since our hotel's near the Blue Ridge Parkway, you can see beautiful mountain vistas with ease. Tail of the Dragon winds through the mountains, offering a one-of-a-kind driving experience. While in Murphy, take the time to travel to Lake Hiwassee and Fields of the Wood, too. Start the day with a hot meal from the complimentary Express Start Breakfast Bar before heading to the indoor pool or whirlpool. Then blog about your stay with the free high-speed, wireless Internet access available throughout the hotel. We hope to see you soon!