Destination guide

The historical city of Franklin awaits you

Take a holiday to Franklin and enjoy the area's history, culture and art galleries. Renowned for its mountain views, museums and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Franklin

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

  • Franklin Golf Course (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Wilson Lick Ranger Station (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Scaly Mountain Ski Area (11.8 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Highlands Aerial Park (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • High Falls Trail (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Highlands Country Club (12.9 mi / 20.7 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, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Franklin. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cliffside Lake Recreation Area (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Ralph J. Andrews County Park (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Lake Glenville (13.1 mi / 21 km)
  • Highlands Biological Station (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Whiteside Mountain (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Poteet Memorial Park (16 mi / 25.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Franklin

The nearest airport is in Asheville, NC (AVL-Asheville Regional), located 50.7 mi (81.6 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Franklin?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,698 holiday rentals near Franklin. From 872 Cabins to 618 Houses, 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:

  • Sherwood Forest: 58 holiday homes
  • Mirror Lake: 203 holiday homes
  • Valley Creek Run: 81 holiday homes
  • Cedar Cliff: 25 holiday homes
  • Lake Sequoyah: 62 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:

  • The Factory: 1,505 holiday rentals
  • Ruby City Gems & Minerals: 1,605 holiday rentals
  • Mason Mountain Mine: 1,525 holiday rentals
  • Rose Creek Mine: 1,522 holiday rentals
  • Sheffield Mine: 1,424 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 Cabins in Franklin?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 872 Cabins in Franklin. Our other popular types of Franklin holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 618 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 872 holiday houses
  • Chalets: 27 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Franklin?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 207 holiday homes with pool available in Franklin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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