Franklin Travel Guide
Welcome to Franklin, TN!
Located south of Nashville, Franklin is known for the Second Battle of Franklin, one of the fiercest combats during the American Civil War. Visitors can learn more about this battle through the Carter House, the most battle-damaged building in the area, as well as the Carnton Plantation, another landmark that was used as a field hospital to injured and dying soldiers. The Plantation features Ghost Tours in July, Haunted Halloween Tours in October and the Sunset Concert Series in July and August. Also, visit the Franklin Factory, an abandoned industrial site that has been turned into a vibrant shopping and dining complex, hosting a number of concerts throughout the year. Franklin boasts the Natchez Trace Parkway, a scenic byway providing opportunities for hiking, biking and horseback riding that crosses Mississippi, Tennessee and Alabama.
Located on an 8-acre Civil War battlefield near Franklin sits the Carter House.
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Located in the Nashville suburb of Franklin, aloft Nashville Cool Springs is just minutes from the attractions that the country music capital offers.
Franklin on Foot provides guided walking tours of historic downtown Franklin.