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 features

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)
How to get there

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 near Franklin?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 347 house rentals near Franklin. From 45 Cabins to 218 Houses, find unique vacation rental 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'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 Franklin:

  • Downtown: 740 vacation rentals
  • Edgehill: 375 vacation rentals
  • Music Row: 1,428 vacation rentals
  • Lockeland Springs: 1,229 vacation rentals
  • North Capitol: 383 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 Franklin?

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

  • CoolSprings Galleria: 2,623 home rentals
  • Winstead Hill Park: 1,365 home rentals
  • Pull-Tight Players Theatre: 2,152 home rentals
  • Lotz House Museum: 2,060 home rentals
  • Confederate Memorial Park at Winstead Hill: 1,344 home rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Franklin?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 45 Cabins in Franklin. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Franklin include:

  • Houses: 218 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 45 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 45 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Franklin?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 43 vacation homes with pool available in Franklin.

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