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Well worth an afternoon

Find a parking place walk around for a few hours and have a drink or a meal. Lots of stores and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Vienna, Virginia
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Short drive from Nashville

Beautiful little town with a lovely town square and beautiful historic buildings housing great... read more

Reviewed 6 days 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...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Columbia Ave, Franklin, TN 37064
+1 615-591-8500
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Find a parking place walk around for a few hours and have a drink or a meal. Lots of stores and other options- well worth the visit to this beautifully landscaped historical town. Just a pleasant place to be

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautiful little town with a lovely town square and beautiful historic buildings housing great shops and great dining. 20 minutes from Nashville.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a truly walkable downtown with a wide variety of restaurants and shops that range from big name to boutique. Enjoyed my visit very much.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited downtown Franklin one morning last week. Easy to walk with lots of parking. We enjoyed it, but unless your significant other likes to shop I think it leans a little towards a girls weekend get-a-way. My hubs enjoyed it but...More

1  Thank Adgolden
Reviewed 1 week ago

Franklin is an easy drive from Nashville. We had researched The Lotz House so that was our primary goal. After finishing our GREAT tour, we walked on down to Franklin to enjoy the heritage and historical buildings.

Thank johnsonjanice2306
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely enjoyed every minute walking the streets of downtown Franklin! So many wonderful places to eat, Pucketts being first on my list! Lots of delightful shops to browse through. Hearts and Hands was one of my favorites, where everything is handmade. Literally, some of THE...More

Thank soldoutjcforever
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We primarily went to Franklin to visit the several Civil War sites in town, but ran downtown for a lunch break at Puckett's. The free parking garage was wonderful and there were plenty of other restaurants to try out. Many shops to also explore and...More

1  Thank DarthDad07
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a charming town! We enjoyed the Franklin on Foot walking tour then revisited many places, including the Gallery 202!

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Downtown Franklin, Tennessee is adorable. It is very clean, safe, and has great little shops. It has a small town/trendy feel. Great for walking around, relaxing, boutique shopping, coffee and taking in the unique old architecture

1  Thank 943kristine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice small main street with many shops and restaurants to visit. Not far from the battlefields and reflects the history of that time.

Thank ken m
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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