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.

Activities

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)
Transport

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 135 house rentals near Historic Downtown Franklin. From 83 Houses to 30 Bungalows, 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: 756 vacation rentals
  • Music Row: 1,361 vacation rentals
  • The Gulch: 735 vacation rentals
  • West Nashville: 293 vacation rentals
  • East Nashville: 1,787 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Historic Downtown Franklin?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 83 Houses in Historic Downtown Franklin. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Historic Downtown Franklin include:

  • Bungalows: 30 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 30 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 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 17 vacation homes with pool available in Historic Downtown Franklin.