- 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
Moonshine Mountain is your destination for snow tubing adventure in Western North Carolina. In addition to 500 foot tubing runs, the venue also features a Dino Park with life-size replicas and rib-sticking barbecue.
89% 211 votes
320 Winfield Dunn Pkwy., Sevierville, TN 37876 MoreLess Info
Featured widely on a number of cable networks, Floyd Garrett's Muscle Car Museum showcases a collection of 90 muscle cars, most from the 1950s, 60s, and 70s. The museum also features other varieties of classic cars, and memorabilia for purchase.
Pleasant Hill Vineyards offers vineyard facilities for events, parties, and meetings. The vineyard produces three varieties of wines, including rose and white wines, and offers wine tastings of these wines in its tasting room.
Fun for kids AND adults. Gold panning, mini golf, paintball, skeet shooting, pistol range, gem mining, wagon rides, bounce castle and mini dune buggy. Covered pavilions for RAIN OR SHINE. Pet friendly. Cabins & camping on site. Large group pavilion coming soon. Event Catering services available or bring your ow…
93% 46 votes
359 Adventure Ranch Rdm(Old Road Name: Gibson), Off River Hill Rd at WagonMaster Ranch, Murphy, NC 28906 MoreLess Info
Emeralds, rubies, sapphires, amethysts and more are ready to be found at the Salty Dog Gem Mine. Mining is offered by the bag, and school groups and birthday parties are welcome.
91% 1594 votes
100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville, NC 28806 MoreLess Info
Visit the North Carolina Arboretum in Asheville, North Carolina to enjoy lush gardens, exotic plants and other treats for the senses. Photography is allowed and encouraged. Wear comfortable shoes and plan to spend several delightful hours here.
Built in 1820, Poinsett Bridge has been named on the National Register of Historic Places. The bridge is mostly intact and has a 14 foot gothic arch, there are trails and picnic areas surrounding the bridge for visitors to enjoy.
94% 758 votes
478 Happy Hollow Lane, Sevierville, TN 37876 MoreLess Info
At the Deer Farm Exotic Petting Zoo & Riding Stables, visitors can pet elk, goats, camels, zebras, zonkies, emu, kangaroos, pot-belled pigs, miniature horses, draft horses, reindeer, miniature donkeys, and Watusi. In addition, visitors can ride horses on guided trail rides.