- 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
All skill levels of riders can be accommodated at the Smoky Mountain Riding Stables. The natural beauty of the horseback riding trails within the National Park allows the ride to act as a nature viewing experience as well.
Ripley's Davy Crockett Mini Golf offers two 18 hole miniature golf courses each with its own unique theme and decorations. One of the courses features a Davy Crockett theme, the other a barnyard theme.
97% 101 votes
Georgia Hwy 55 North, Sautee Nacoochee, GA 30571 MoreLess Info
At Folk Pottery Museum in Northeast Georgia, visitors can explore multiple pottery artifacts including face jugs, roosters, churn pottery and a variety of other decorative pots. Following the Folk Potter's trail, they can also go and meet the local folk pottery artists.
The 500,000-acre Pisgah National Forest was the first land purchased under the 1911 Weeks Act establishing National Forest, home to the first school of forestry, and home to two of the first designated wilderness areas in North Carolina. Visitors can hike, camp, fish, ride, hunt, and do water activities.
93% 71 votes
53 Highway 255 N., Sautee Nacoochee, GA 30571 MoreLess Info
The Lavender Cottage & Garden in Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia is a small family-run lavender farm and vendor of products containing the purple herb. It also sells artisanal jewelry, pottery and home decorations.
90% 10 votes
98 Old Nacoochee Way, Sautee Nacoochee, GA 30571 MoreLess Info
The family farm winery of Sautee Nacoochee Vineyards, located in the Nacoochee Valley, contains a tasting room with an outdoor deck. The winery regularly features performances by local musicians and hosts annual carnivals and festivals.
With Big Ol Fish Guiding Service, visitors can take a guided trip to nearby lakes to fish for striped bass and walleye. The boats are equipped with bait and fishing equipment, so visitors do not need to bring their own.
100% 1 votes
920 Old Hendersonville Highway, Brevard, NC 28712 MoreLess Info
Zero Gravity Skatepark is an indoor skater's delight with 12,000 square feet of ramps, half pipes, wall rides and horseshoes. The there is a pro shop and concession stand, and bikes are also allowed here.
Chattahoochee Stables offer guided horseback rides through the scenic mountain and valley landscape around Chattahoochee River. During summers, there is an additional feature of river rides where horses are taken through the river to the other side.