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Downtown Franklin

Columbia Ave, Franklin, TN 37064
+1 615-591-8500
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Sunday Afternoon Stroll

This was a great town to take a walk through. We enjoyed going into all of the different shops... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Linda G
Best small town ever

It's getting a bit over-gentrified, yes, and some of the shops are a little ridiculously botique-y... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Located just a straight shot south from downtown Nashville, quaint downtown Franklin is the perfect sleepy Southern town. Visitors can easily spend a day browsing antique shops and boutiques and dining at one of its many ecelctic restaurants. Downtown Franklin offers an eclectic mix of antique shops, gift and book stores, art galleries and clothing boutiques. Franklin hosts several festivals each year.
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  • Average4%
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“main street” (91 reviews)
“small town” (79 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Columbia Ave, Franklin, TN 37064
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+1 615-591-8500
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"main street"
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"small town"
in 79 reviews
"shops and restaurants"
in 54 reviews
"mellow mushroom"
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"parking garage"
in 13 reviews
"cute shops"
in 25 reviews
"great shopping"
in 16 reviews
"charming town"
in 16 reviews
"walk around"
in 23 reviews
"a great place to spend"
in 13 reviews
"spice shop"
in 14 reviews
"movie theater"
in 19 reviews
"southern town"
in 12 reviews
"few hours"
in 29 reviews
"southern charm"
in 13 reviews
"spend an afternoon"
in 15 reviews
"historical sites"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a great town to take a walk through. We enjoyed going into all of the different shops. We particularly enjoyed the Savory and Spice shop.

Thank Linda G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's getting a bit over-gentrified, yes, and some of the shops are a little ridiculously botique-y, but for sheer loveliness, this is the place to be.

Thank gormer
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very impressed with the Old Town area. Nice boutique stores, good selection of restaurants and great sights to see. We loved this town!!

Thank Jonaleen A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely small town with a big heart! Many shop, bars and restaurants to keep you busy for a solid day or more.

Thank deannay2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was driving from Florida to Chicago & had originally thought to stop in Nashville but Franklin caught our attention. So many picturesque homes, stunning scenery & a darling Downtown area. Our visit was brief but enough to ensure of a return for a much longer...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I were in Nashville for a couple of days and wanted something different to do one day. We discovered this fun little historic town. We parked the car and walked downtown to discover so much history, lots of cool cafes and places...More

1  Thank Ejc37604
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Downtown is certainly designed for walkers and there are plenty of shops, upscale and not, and ample dining options from obscure chains to thriving independent restaurants. We visited on 2 consecutive days and found it easy to get around. Orient yourself, though. The town is...More

1  Thank Randy S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Downtown Franklin was very enjoyable. There were lots of unique shops and plenty of variety. Was fun reading all the history about the town.

1  Thank bigdog598
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped for lunch and had a self guided tour of the downtown area. Within 3 blocks you can see a church and other buildings still with bullet holes as fighting happened downtown as the battle moved south.

1  Thank Kevin D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This city is adorable. We enjoyed free parking in the garage and walked up and down Main Street. Great shops and places to eat.

Thank Allen0116
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Joan S
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Response from Elizabeth F | Reviewed this property |
I can't be sure. When I lived in Brentwood before Memorial Day was a big shopping day and everything was open. I really can't imagine the stores not being open for the most part at least in downtown Franklin. They depend on... More
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