- 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
Travelers Rest Historic Site, a stagecoach inn and plantation home, was built around 1815. Today, visitors can tour the house and see many original artifacts and furnishings, some of which were crafted by Caleb Shaw, a renowned cabinetmaker from Massachusetts.
The towering mountain of Table Rock State Park serves as the backdrop to this 3,000-acre outdoor enthusiasts paradise. From the hiking trails that lead to waterfalls, to picnic areas and camping amenities, visit once and you will keep returning for more.
Featuring local farmers and other vendors, Wears Valley Farmers Market provides a variety of goods, from fresh produce to baked goods. The market also has a barbecue section with pulled pork and other grilled meats.
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The wine tasting tours offered by VIP Southern Tours take guests throughout the region for food, wine, and lessons about the area's history. Locations include Habersham Winery, Sylvan Valley Lodge, and Serenity Cellars, among others.
Almost 200 feet high, Toccoa Falls provides excellent views of the waterfalls and the surrounding area, including the woods and the stream and calm pools below. The 100 yard gravel path to the falls is flat and handicap accessible.
River Rage Tubing offers all-day innertube rentals for visitors to float the steady natural current of the Little River. The rental rate includes a shuttle to the put-in point, as well as barbecue dinner and soft drink at day's end.