Destination guide

Head to the cozy city of Historic Downtown Franklin

Enjoy the area's churches, festivals and theater scene and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Historic Downtown Franklin. This city is well-known for its restaurants and shopping. Belle Meade Plantation and Parthenon are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Historic Downtown Franklin

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Historic Downtown Franklin a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Goofballs Family Fun Center (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Arrington Vineyards (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Nashville Zoo (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Tennessee State Fairgrounds (16 mi / 25.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Historic Downtown Franklin

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Historic Downtown Franklin is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Fort Granger Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Winstead Hill Park (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Aspen Grove Park (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Crockett Park (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Edwin and Percy Warner Parks (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Radnor Lake State Park (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Historic Downtown Franklin

Fly into Nashville, TN (BNA-Nashville Intl.), the closest airport, located 18.4 mi (29.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Smyrna, TN (MQY), which is 20.2 mi (32.5 km) away.

Where to stay near Historic Downtown Franklin?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 148 house rentals near Historic Downtown Franklin. From 90 Houses to 30 Cabins, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Historic Downtown Franklin is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Historic Downtown Franklin?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Historic Downtown Franklin:

  • Downtown: 734 vacation rentals
  • East Nashville: 1,886 vacation rentals
  • Edgehill: 382 vacation rentals
  • Music Row: 1,425 vacation rentals
  • The Gulch: 753 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Historic Downtown Franklin?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Historic Downtown Franklin. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Franklin Theatre: 2,104 home rentals
  • Bridgestone Arena: 2,183 home rentals
  • Music City Center: 2,715 home rentals
  • Nashville Convention Center: 2,716 home rentals
  • Ryman Auditorium: 2,747 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Historic Downtown Franklin listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Historic Downtown Franklin?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 90 Houses in Historic Downtown Franklin. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Historic Downtown Franklin include:

  • Cabins: 30 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 30 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 30 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Historic Downtown Franklin?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 24 vacation homes with pool available in Historic Downtown Franklin.

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