- 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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1 Cades Cove Loop Road, Townsend, TN 37882 MoreLess Info
Your first stop when traveling to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, should be a visit to Cades Cove Visitor Center. From here, you can plan your trip into the most popular area of the park, see a Ranger-led program, see the historic Grist mill, and more.
The Brevard Brewing Company produces dunkel, IPA, pilsner, and premium lager beers. The location also sells memorabilia for visitors who wish to purchase souvenirs, including growlers, t-shirts, brewing hats, and logo glasses.
Considered to be the most popular zipline adventure in the area, Gatlinburg Ziplines offers a nine zipline course. Reservations are preferred but walk-ins are welcome for the guided adventures through the trees.
88% 302 votes
404 Historic Nature Trail, Gatlinburg, TN MoreLess Info
Haunted Ghost Tours of Gatlinburg shows visitors the history of early settlers, loggers, and famous pioneers unlike any way they've been shown before with opportunities like meeting characters face-to-face in the cemetery.
Visitors can enjoy daily tours and complimentary wine tastings from a variety of wines at Sugarland Cellars Winery. The wine selection includes dry, semi-sweet, sweet, and specialty wines and the winery is a part of the Rocky Top Wine Trail.
84% 58 votes
4381 Town Creek School Rd, Blairsville, GA MoreLess Info
Model train enthusiasts make it a point to visit the Misty Mountain Model Railroad in Blairsville, Georgia. This gigantic O-scale layout is the largest private specimen in the United States. The model is located adjacent to the historic Misty Mountain Railroad Depot.