- TripBuzz found 142 things to do with kids in or near Franklin, Wisconsin, including 127 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Milwaukee, Waukesha, Kenosha and Racine.
- From Altius Gymnastics to Country Lanes, the Franklin area offers 86 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Other Adventures, Bowling and Family Fun Center.
- Part of Milwaukee County, Franklin is home to many commuters who drive to work in downtown Milwaukee. A first-tier suburb, the community is also just minutes from the airport. Franklin provides residents with an array of amenities which includes several public parks, libraries and an historical society with artifacts and photographs related to early town history.
The Zion Leisure Center is a park and recreation center that hosts a variety of programs and special events. Guests can swim, golf, use the fitness center, or participate in after school or preschool programs.
Founded in 1946, the Zion Park District is a government-run department focused on maintaining parks and offering recreational facilities to the local community. In total, the department oversees more than 752 acres in the many community parks.
Featuring the collection of Paul Aken, The Platen Press is a museum devoted to printing and bookbinding history. The museum features machines and equipment related to hot metal casting and letter pressing, as well as other aspects of printing.
Encompassing 40 acres, Animal Gardens features interactive experiences with local wildlife, including petting zoos and an area to hand-feed deer. The park also offers daily shows with its stable of dancing horses and a singing parrot.