From Franklin, Bloomington is about 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the southwest, and Lafayette is approximately 80 miles (129 kilometers) to the northwest.
For an authentic Central Indiana vacation, be sure to look further than just Franklin and explore the scenic and cultural treasures that this region offers. Camby, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the southeast, and Mooresville, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the southeast of Franklin are also worth checking out.
Indianapolis, is another good spot to discover. It is about 20 miles (32 kilometers) from Franklin and offers a wide range of visitor attractions, for example Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA), Pleasant Run Golf Course and Castleton Square. Lucas Oil Stadium, President Benjamin Harrison Home and NCAA Hall of Champions are some more points of interest here that should be included on everyone's schedule.
If the weather forecast isn't that great, visit Central Indiana's history museums.
Breathe deeply and de-stress as you have a go at this region's gentler activities such as picnicking and cycling.
When planning your trip to Franklin, it's good to remember that the most convenient major airport, Indianapolis International Airport, is situated in in Indianapolis, 20 miles (32 kilometers) away.