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Downtown Franklin, Franklin
(4.7/5 based on 850+ reviews on the web)
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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  • We attended this craft show and activity in December and it was wonderful. Over 100 vendors for the craft show and many other activities. A wonderful activity for all ages. 
  • If you enjoy walking through historic districts, I highly suggest Franklin. It's beautiful with a variety of shops and restaurants. Southern hospitality is abundant! 
  • The downtown was decorated with christmas lights, it had a nice plaza and old movie theater. Very nice place, recommend to go and see.