- 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
82% 17 votes
207 Keowee Trail, Clemson, SC 29631 MoreLess Info
Named for a former Clemson mayor, Larry W. Abernathy Waterfront Park offers access to Lake Hartwell and includes a boardwalk. The park can be used for walking and picnics and includes benches and a pavilion.
Big Bear Rafting offers white water rafting excursions for the adventurous. Rafters can take in the views of the Great Smoky Mountains while exploring Big Pigeon River with the help of a highly trained guide.
96% 80 votes
3485 Hartford Road, Hartford, TN 37753 MoreLess Info
Nantahala Outdoor Center - Pigeon Outpost Private Adventures offers private river rafting tours on Pigeon River. Two tours are offered, one is low difficulty and suitable for families, while the other is more challenging (class 3.)
100% 3 votes
3165 Big Creek Road, Hartford, TN 37753 MoreLess Info
Big Bear Expeditions White Water Rafting offers rafting trips and scenic views along the Pigeon River. Seasonal fully guided rafting tours are available along with specialty training and group events.
Crossing the Pigeon River becomes an adventure at Pigeon River Canopy Tours. The company's main zipline course takes patrons back and forth across the whitewater rapids of the Pigeon River, and its grand finale is a 1200-foot stretch that soars 120 feet above the ground.
99% 523 votes
3555 Hartford Rd, Hartford, TN 37753 MoreLess Info
Hartford, Tennessee is home to the Wildwater Ltd. Pigeon Rafting Center. The company offers whitewater rafting and thrilling zipline tours. Call for reservations or use the Center's convenient Web form.
The Carver Orchards & Farm Market has been serving the local community for over 60 years. Tours of the orchards are very popular, and there is also the Apple House Restaurant for fresh meals or the purchasing of special apple products.
Owned by Clemson University, Doug Kingsmore Stadium is a baseball stadium used primarily for NCAA baseball. The stadium provides seating for 4,500 along with plaza and patio areas, concession stands, batting cages and a large replay screen.