- 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
Visitors can enjoy guided fishing, floating, biking, hiking, and paddle trips with Appalachian Outfitters, Inc. Appalachian Outfitters also specializes in products and equipment for hiking, fly fishing, bicycling, and paddling.
Enjoy the natural beauty of the Smoky Mountains as you play a whimsical round of mini-golf at Hillbilly Golf in Gatlinburg. Hillbilly Golf features two courses that are appropriate for all ages, but challenging enough to keep players coming back for more.
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The whole family can get in on the action at Rafting in the Smokies in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Experience the raw beauty and power of Smoky Mountain rapids as you hurtle through the water under expert guidance.
Rather than a flat trail, Sugarland Riding Stables runs along mountainous terrain so that guests get better views of the Great Smoky Mountains. No experience is necessary to ride, meaning children are welcome.
Sweet Retreat is a family fun center which sets itself apart from other 'entertainment centers' by offering ice cream, frozen yogurt, and hand-made chocolate. Attractions include an arcade, mini golf, go carts, and laser tag.