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Downtown Franklin

Columbia Ave, Franklin, TN 37064
+1 615-591-8500
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One of the most beautiful small towns in the South

So much to see and do in Franklin. Historic town, beautifully preserved with a nice blend of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kraig M
Spring Hill, Tennessee
Charming... Unspoiled historic town

From the Main Street to the historic homes, and all of the eateries in between, Franklin is worth a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Carole C
Delray Beach, Florida
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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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  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Columbia Ave, Franklin, TN 37064
+1 615-591-8500

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So much to see and do in Franklin. Historic town, beautifully preserved with a nice blend of historic structures and modern conveniences.

Thank Kraig M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the Main Street to the historic homes, and all of the eateries in between, Franklin is worth a visit.

Thank Carole C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my second visit to just wander downtown Franklin and I, once again, enjoyed it. Free parking and a free parking garage make it all that much easier to wander the town.

Thank Annabelle61
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really loved this place. It's a quaint small town with a quiet feel. Free parking downtown makes it really easy to access. The visitor centre was friendly and helpful. Great coffee at the frothy monkey.

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Franklin has a nice downtown, with lots of shopping and restaurants and a quaint atmosphere. Outside of downtown you can explore interesting Civil War sites.

1  Thank i2g2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After your Lotz House and Carnton tours walk through down town and have lunch or dinner at some great places...and great shopping too.

Thank Celeste D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I think I want to move here. This little town has charmed me. The downtown has many historic buildings. It's fun to walk the several blocks that consist of the downtown. Love it!

Thank Manazefa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The street through downtown is full of cute shops and delicious restaurants. We visited here two different days for several hours each time. Probably 6 blocks in length, both sides of the road. Flat, easy walking.

Thank PSimms
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Park your car and walk back in time! Excellent restaurants and great shopping!! Everyone is friendly!

Thank Carol M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice walking around in the downtown of Franklin. Lots of little shops and art galleries to venture into. Some very nice restaurants to eat in. Great way to spend the day.

Thank RFissel
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Theresa D
5 September 2017|
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Response from lookingaheadagain | Reviewed this property |
When I was there last we stayed at: 4207 Franklin Commons Ct, Franklin, TN 37064 It was clean and just a quick hop from main.
Rozanne N
22 May 2017|
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Response from cccaptain | Reviewed this property |
No. Not much Sunday shopping. It is mostly about the restaurants on Sundays.
Lisa L
11 September 2016|
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Response from Julie S | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure of the shop owners hours.