- 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
84% 1348 votes
Dollywood Lane, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863 MoreLess Info
Dollywood's Splash Country Water Adventure Park offers 23 water adventure and thrill rides spread across 32 acres including river rushes, plunge slides, and lazy rivers. The park also features special areas for younger children.
93% 360 votes
2709 Walden Creek Rd, Sevierville, TN 37862 MoreLess Info
With the help of 100 horses, many visitors are able to enjoy the Walden Creek Horseback Riding Stables. The trails run over 500 acres in the mountainous area, and there are daily trips offered throughout the year.
Situated on 8 acres of pasture land, the North Georgia Corn Maze offers nearly three miles of paths through tall corn in the middle of a pastoral, scenic setting. Visitors can stroll through and take in scenery.
The focal point of Caesars Head State Park in Greenville, South Carolina is a mammoth granite shelf jutting out from the surrounding land. The park has many trails, and some are prone to frequent flooding. Check the park's website for a listing of current closings.
99% 630 votes
2820 Legacy Vista Drive, Sevierville, TN 37876 MoreLess Info
As the first eco-friendly zipline adventure available in the Great Smoky Mountains area, Adventure Ziplines of Pigeon Forge offers a thrilling adventure to those who visit. The company offers seven ziplines up to 2,500 feet long.
82% 11 votes
307 Johnson Street Pickens, Pickens, SC MoreLess Info
Housed in a 1903 jail, Pickens County Museum of Art and History hosts local historical items including Native American artifacts, Confederate Army items and art galleries. The museum also features a shop that offers local and regional arts and crafts.
The Pickens County Museum collects and preserves artifacts and other archival materials. The museum's gift shop sells jewelry, pottery, ceramics, and Native American art for those who wish to purchase a souvenir.
71% 301 votes
3010 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863 MoreLess Info
Take a ride on a mining car to the first holes of two miniature golf courses at Professor Hacker's Lost Treasure Golf, a treasure-hunt-themed attraction complete with waterfalls, a pirate ship, and a volcano .