- 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
Treat your imagination to an adventure when you visit Wonder Works. With more than 100 hands-on exhibits and experiments, feel hurricane force winds and a simulated earthquake, discover space exploration and more, this is fun for all ages.
Pigeon Forge's unique and exciting family musical variety show is found at Smoky Mountain Opry. Guests young and old will be thrilled by the musical talent, pyrotechnics and laser show, and family friendly comedy acts.
Visitors can book a variety of outdoor adventure trips including hiking, caving, and white water rafting with Greater Outdoor Adventures. Their trips are located on the Pigeon River and they also offer zipline and fishing trips.
Take the whole family on a memorable rafting journey with Rapi Expeditions in Hartford, Tennessee. Every raft is guided by an experienced guide certified in emergency response techniques. Life jackets and helmets are provided.
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Featuring 295-acres of landscapes, gardens, and nature trails, South Carolina Botanical Gardens, is an ideal place to getaway and experience the beauty of nature. On the site is a 70-acre arboretum, butterfly garden, and wildflower meadow.
Whitewater rafting is the name of the game at Big Creek Expeditions in Hartford, Tennessee. Big Creek offers several different tour options to accommodate patrons of all experience levels. Safety equipment is provided.
Located in Hartford, Tennessee, the Nantahala Outdoor Center offers whitewater rafting and ziplining. The Center also offers wilderness survival classes, mountain bike trips and guide service in several National Parks.