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FranklinUnited States of America

Trip time! Discover the history, culture, and churches in Franklin.

Explore lots to see and do in Franklin—mountain views, shopping, and sights from Franklin Gem and Mineral Museum to Franklin Golf Course.

Top Hotels in Franklin

Microtel Inn by Wyndham Franklin
Microtel Inn by Wyndham Franklin
2 out of 5
81 Allman Dr, Franklin, NC
The price is $75 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27

Situated in Franklin, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of The Factory and Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts. Franklin Golf Course and Old Cardinal ...

3.8/5Good! (886 reviews)

"Basic room with tv WiFi no breakfast room was clean"…"

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2020

Microtel Inn by Wyndham Franklin
Franklin Terrace Bed and Breakfast
Franklin Terrace Bed and Breakfast
3 out of 5
159 Harrison Avenue, Franklin, NC
The price is $95 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 28

Situated in Franklin, this bed & breakfast is within a 10-minute walk of Nantahala National Forest, Franklin Gem and Mineral Museum, and Scottish Tartans Musuem. ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (81 reviews)

"This is a very lovely B&B. The owner and family are extremely gracious. They made us feel like we were home with all the cousins."…"

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2020

Franklin Terrace Bed and Breakfast
Comfort Inn Franklin
Comfort Inn Franklin
2.5 out of 5
313 Cunningham Rd, Franklin, NC
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $89 per night from Nov 8 to Nov 9

Located in the heart of Franklin, this hotel is 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Scottish Tartans Musuem and 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Franklin Gem and Mineral Museum. Sheffield ...

4.1/5Very Good! (366 reviews)

"On our route and some restaurants nearby. Clean. There wasnothing to drink at breakfast but coffee. They could have had juice in separate bottles."…"

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020

Comfort Inn Franklin
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Franklin

Spacious Semi-private Cypress Siding Cabin off Tenn River on Small Mountain!
Spacious Semi-private Cypress Siding Cabin off Tenn River on Small Mountain!
Franklin, NC
The price is $115 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 28

Located in the heart of Franklin, this historic cabin is steps from Nantahala National Forest, Franklin Gem and Mineral Museum, and Scottish Tartans Musuem. ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (39 reviews)
Cute cabin

"The cabin was perfect for a weekend away with my husband! We fished, caught trout we cooked that night and relaxed on the front porch with the river view. Highly recommend!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

Spacious Semi-private Cypress Siding Cabin off Tenn River on Small Mountain!
Book a Weekend Getaway in This Cozy Cabin! Clean and Sanitized!
Book a Weekend Getaway in This Cozy Cabin! Clean and Sanitized!
Franklin, NC

Situated in Franklin, this romantic cabin is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Nantahala National Forest and within 6 mi (10 km) of Whistle Stop Mall and Smoky Mountain Center ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (70 reviews)
Property was great had everything needed for a nice weekend!

"5 Star"…"

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2020

Book a Weekend Getaway in This Cozy Cabin! Clean and Sanitized!
View From THE TOP Cabin
View From THE TOP Cabin
Franklin, NC

Situated in the mountains, this romantic cabin is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Nantahala National Forest and within 16 mi (25 km) of Whistle Stop Mall and The Factory. ...

5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Peaceful, Secluded, and Beautiful

"My husband and I very much enjoyed our 5-night stay at this cabin! The back porch had an absolutely beautiful view, the cabin was very clean, and we saw some deer in the front yard while we were there! There was not much cell service, but there was wifi, which was helpful the few times we needed ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020

View From THE TOP Cabin
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Popular places to visit in Franklin

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

5/5(4,545 reviews)

America’s most visited national park offers blue mountain ridges, forested hiking trails, a variety of wildlife and bits of Southern mountain history. 

Dry Falls
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Dry Falls

4.5/5(62 reviews)

Explore the great outdoors at Dry Falls and enjoy the mountain views during your trip to Highlands. Discover the area's entertainment venues, or seek out its hiking trails.

Whitewater Falls
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Whitewater Falls

5/5(21 reviews)

Explore the great outdoors at Whitewater Falls and enjoy the mountain views during your trip to Cashiers. Wander around the forests or enjoy the area's coffeehouses.

Top things to do in Franklin

Guided Horseback Ride through Flame Azalea & Fern Forest
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Guided Horseback Ride through Flame Azalea & Fern Forest

$110
Per adult
80% of travellers recommend
Skip the Line: Museum of the Cherokee Indian Admission Ticket
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Skip the Line: Museum of the Cherokee Indian Admission Ticket

$12
Per adult
Standing Indian Mountain Hike plus Wine Tasting
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Standing Indian Mountain Hike plus Wine Tasting

$200
Per adult
Guided Horseback Riding on the Fern Forest Trail
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Guided Horseback Riding on the Fern Forest Trail

$61
Per adult
Waterfalls and Blue Ridge Parkway Hiking Tour
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Waterfalls and Blue Ridge Parkway Hiking Tour

$99
Per adult
Guided Mountain bike rides in Dupont Forest and Pisgah
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Guided Mountain bike rides in Dupont Forest and Pisgah

$92
Per adult

Reviews of Franklin

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Top Destination

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4 - Good 39.130434782608695%
3 - Okay
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3 - Okay 14.782608695652174%
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5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Feb 12, 2020

Local good could be better.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Jan 31, 2020

Beautiful town in the mountains.

5/5 - Excellent

Robert

Dec 12, 2019

Downtown Franklin was very nice to walk around. Plenty of shops and restaurants. People were very friendly and helpful.

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

Dec 2, 2019

The Christmas decorations were nice. I like the small town feel. We were there for an anniversary party for my husband’s parents and spent our time with them.

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

Nov 25, 2019

Franklin is an unremarkable city. It has what you need and seemed like a perfectly safe place, but there's nothing exciting about it.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Nov 12, 2019

Favorite place!

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