Destination guide

Travel to tranquil Franklin

Experience the unique character of Franklin with a stay in a vacation home rental. Travelers to this relaxing city praise the sledding, basketball games and hiking. Detroit Zoo and Motown Historical Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations 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 vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Franklin a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 traveler 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 center:

  • Union Lake (8.9 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Maybury State Park (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
Transport

Transportation 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 center. 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.

Can I rent Houses in Franklin?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 76 Houses in Franklin. Our other popular types of Franklin holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 30 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 28 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Franklin?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 99 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Franklin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.