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Downtown Franklin, Franklin

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Historic Walking Area
Built around a town square featuring a Civil War monument of a lone Confederate soldier overlooking the center of town, Downtown Franklin offers a glimpse into its history, along with a collection of modern boutiques and art galleries. The site of a major Civil War battle, the town features a 16-block area on the National Register of Historic Places that's filled with restored Victorian buildings, many of which now house antique shops, gift shops, and bookstores. Shop around town, stroll down one of the walking trails, and dine at one of the many restaurants in the area. Parking is free and within easy walking distance from everything the town has to offer. To visit Downtown Franklin on your trip to Franklin, use our Franklin itinerary builder.
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  • Loved the quaint little town with a lot of history. I loved walking around and stopping in for a sandwich for lunch.  more »
  • I like doing the Arts Scene tour on the first Friday of the month, but it is not as great as it used to be. There were only a limited number of galleries open and a limited number of places offering f...  more »
  • Lots of history in this small town. Also, great dining and shopping. We had a little trouble finding a parking spot but once that was taken care of everything was within easy walking distance.  more »