- 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
For an adrenaline rush high above the forest floor, Chattooga Ridge Canopy Tours, has the perfect adventure for you. Climb the ski bridges, or fly across one of a dozen zip lines through the trees, or try a zip across Academy Lake.
Since 1971, Wildwater Rafting, has been providing heart-pounding adventures for enthusiasts of all ages. Featuring half-day, full-day, and overnight trips, let their experienced guides provide you with the thrill of a lifetime.
Bluegrass, country and 'mountain music' reign at the Maggie Valley Opry House in Maggie Valley, North Carolina. This historic performance space has hosted many of the world's finest country and folk musicians.
Featuring a course filled with waterfalls, lighthouses, and scenic views, Fantasy Golf & Gameroom is a mini-golf facility with 18-holes available to play on. A game arcade is also available, featuring games like air hockey, racing simulators, and jackpot games.
98% 1020 votes
62 Vintage Lane, Maggie Valley, NC MoreLess Info
Motorcycle buffs enjoy visiting the Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum in Maggie Valley, North Carolina. The museum is dedicated to vintage motorcycles, accessories and paraphenalia. There are over 300 motorcycles in the institution's permanent collection.
91% 32 votes
500 Oconee Station RD, Walhalla, SC 29691 MoreLess Info
Originally both a military outpost and a trading post, Oconee Station State Historic Site is still home to the William Richards House, and a stone blockhouse dating to the late 1700s. Take a guided tour, or hike the site's trails to Station Cove Falls.
Providing the only public access to Lake Joccassee, Devils Fork State Park is notable for its mountain streams, waterfalls, and trout fishing, its clear water is also ideal for scuba diving. Overnight accommodation is available via campgrounds or fully-furnished villas.
Beautiful Chattooga Belle Farm within the mountains by Sumter National Park is always open to the public for sight seeing, walking, disc golf, and lunch at Belle's Bistro. Farm tours and venue availability is offered, as well as renting of nearby lake houses.