Destination guide

Travel to relaxing Franklin

Learn about the unique charm of Franklin with a stay in a holiday home rental. Travellers to this relaxing city praise the sledging, basketball games and hiking. Detroit Zoo and Motown Historical Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Franklin

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Franklin a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Detroit Zoo (8.7 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Oakland Hills Country Club (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Waterford Oaks Waterpark (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Paradise Park (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Red Oaks Waterpark (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Oasis Golf Center (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Franklin

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Franklin is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Union Lake (8.9 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Maybury State Park (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Franklin

Fly into Pontiac, MI (PTK-Oakland County Intl.), the closest airport, located 11.3 mi (18.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Detroit, MI (DET-Coleman A. Young Municipal), which is 17.4 mi (28.1 km) away.

Where to stay near Franklin?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 143 holiday rentals near Franklin. From 102 Houses to 34 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Franklin for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Franklin?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Franklin:

  • Midtown Detroit: 23 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 27 holiday homes
  • Brush Park: 21 holiday homes
  • Corktown: 24 holiday homes
  • Sports Center: 29 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Franklin?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Franklin. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Cranbrook House and Gardens: 305 holiday rentals
  • University of Windsor: 21 holiday rentals
  • Fisher Theatre: 264 holiday rentals
  • Greenfield Village: 280 holiday rentals
  • Detroit Riverwalk: 251 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Franklin listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Franklin?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 102 Houses in Franklin. Our other popular types of Franklin holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 34 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 5 holiday houses
  • Studios: 31 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Franklin?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Franklin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.