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.

Where to stay around Franklin?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 144 holiday lettings near Franklin. From 103 Houses to 33 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Franklin 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 accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Franklin:

  • Midtown Detroit: 32 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 53 holiday homes
  • Lafayette Park: 16 holiday homes
  • Brush Park: 29 holiday homes
  • Washington: 80 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals 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 accommodations near great places in Franklin. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Oakland University: 224 holiday lettings
  • Greenfield Village: 342 holiday lettings
  • Orchestra Hall: 332 holiday lettings
  • Historic Fort Wayne: 325 holiday lettings
  • McGreggor Memorial Conference Center: 333 holiday lettings

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 103 Houses in Franklin. Our other popular types of Franklin holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 33 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 30 self catering accommodations

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.