- 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
Once a WWII military training camp, visitors to Currahee Military Museum can look over the historic horse stable, or enjoy the 6,000 square feet of military based museum displays. Showcasing over one hundred years of history, the museum is located in a renovated military depot.
Learn more about Olympic power lifter Paul Anderson while enjoying outdoor time and fresh air at Paul Anderson Memorial Park. Paul's legacy is memorialized by a statue and concrete engravings spelling out his story.
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160 N Alexander Street, Toccoa, GA 30577 MoreLess Info
The Stephens County Historical Society is a group dedicated to preserving and promoting the history of the local area. The society operates several museums, including an over 6,000 square-foot military historical museum.
A part of the Chattahoochee National Forest, Vogel State Park offers beautiful views of the Blue Ridge Mountains during the autumn season. The park also includes multiple hiking trails, picnic areas, campgrounds and a lake which is open for boating.
The Bald River Falls cascades over 100 feet to the steep rocks below it. Since the rock outcropping is slopped, the falls actually flow down the rocks rather than a free fall, and guests can drive past the falls in a car or hike to the top.
The Dixie Stampede Dinner & Show is your best entertainment choice when visiting Pigeon Forge. Featuring a thrilling horse riding stunts, live music, and a dinner feast, this will be an evening to remember.
87% 95 votes
US 321, Townsend, TN MoreLess Info
Get a history lesson at The Little River Railroad and Lumber Company Museum. Formerly one of the largest commercial lumber companies in the area, the Little River Railroad Company built over 150 miles of railroads in the area. Admission is free.
100% 24 votes
4469 Hendersonville Highway, Pisgah Forest, NC 28768 MoreLess Info
Offering paddle board rentals on Lake Julia, White Squirrel Paddle Boards features ecologically informative tours, as well. The company provides instruction in paddle board basics, and sells boards and equipment.
98% 653 votes
1911 Wears Valley Rd, Sevierville, TN 37862 MoreLess Info
With some of the longest and highest lines in the region, Wears Valley Zipline Adventures is the premier action destination in the Smokies. Featuring 1.25 miles of line and guided horseback riding on 43 fully-forested acres of private land.