Destination guide

Historic Franklin will entice you

Enjoy the area's history, live music and churches and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Franklin. This city's sporting events, shopping and restaurants draw many visitors. Belle Meade Plantation and Parthenon are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Franklin

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Franklin a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Goofballs Family Fun Center (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Arrington Vineyards (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Nashville Zoo (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Tennessee State Fairgrounds (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Nashboro Golf Club (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Ascend Amphitheater (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Franklin

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Franklin is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Fort Granger Park (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Winstead Hill Park (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Aspen Grove Park (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Crockett Park (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Edwin and Percy Warner Parks (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Radnor Lake State Park (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
Transport

Transportation to and around Franklin

The nearest airport is in Nashville, TN (BNA-Nashville Intl.), located 18.1 mi (29.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Smyrna, TN (MQY), which is 19.9 mi (32.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Franklin?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 356 holiday lettings near Franklin. From 41 Cabins to 225 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation 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 accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Franklin:

  • Historic Downtown Franklin: 53 holiday homes
  • Green Hills: 827 holiday homes
  • Edgehill: 413 holiday homes
  • Radnor: 31 holiday homes
  • East Nashville: 2,048 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:

  • Lotz House Museum: 2,224 holiday lettings
  • Confederate Memorial Park at Winstead Hill: 1,428 holiday lettings
  • Carter House: 2,218 holiday lettings
  • Franklin Theatre: 2,324 holiday lettings
  • McGavock Confederate Cemetery: 1,976 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 Cabins in Franklin?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 41 Cabins in Franklin. Our other popular types of Franklin holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 225 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 41 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 46 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Franklin?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 42 holiday homes with pool available in Franklin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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