- Our list of the best things to do in Franklin, North Carolina, features the top 120 nearby activities — including 62 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Franklin, NC has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Water Activities, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 22 things to do within the city of Franklin, NC , followed by 98 popular activities in nearby cities, including Bryson City, Cherokee, Highlands, Sylva, Clayton, Sapphire, Cashiers, Dillard, Tiger, Hayesville and Hiawassee
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3365 Coopers Creek Rd, Bryson City, NC 28713 MoreLess Info
Fishing is made simple and easy at Copper Creek Trout Farm & Pond. Guests to the farm are supplied with all equipment needed to get a catch. Then, the staff will gut and ready the fish for cooking.
Majestic Mingo Falls is a 120-foot waterfall located adjacent to Great Smokey Mountains National Park. Visitors may visit the falls, which lie on Native American reservation territory, for free. Mingo Falls sits on a trail approximately a half-mile from the parking lot.
A variety of newly released Hollywood films are presented at Cherokee Phoenix Theaters. Movies are shown in 3D when available, and the seating has recently been renovated with the addition of new high back rocking theater chairs.
Tiger Mountain Vineyards carefully selects grapes that are best suited to the climate of the southern Blue Ridge Mountains for local growing. There is a tasting room and cafe in the renovated Red Barn that is open May through November.
Conveniently located, Chunk Gal Stables offers horseback riding for individuals of all ages. Set at the base of the Chunky Gal Mountain, there are a variety of trails to choose from, each offering its own natural beauty.