- 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
Providing a full day adventure to older children and adults, Raft & Rail offers a special combination package. Guests ride a train up the Nantahala River Gorge then combine the trip with whitewater rafting, a zipline canopy tour, or a Jeep tour.
Featuring 22 lanes of bowling, Country Side Bowling Lanes provides bowlers with shoe rental and a pro shop. It also has arcade games, pool and air hockey tables and a snack bar offering food, soft drinks and alcohol.
The Village Green features outdoor entertainment throughout the year. On top of that, visitors can enjoy beautiful gardens, picnics, and walking through paths that lead through wetlands, a forest glade, and grassy lawns.
Opened in 1991, John Collette Fine Art is a local art gallery that displays a number of works from both local and national artists. In addition to selling artwork, the gallery also offers hanging and framing services to its customers.
Specializing in fresh produce, most of it local, the Cashiers Farmers Market is a quaint and picturesque shopping destination. There is also a barbecue restaurant located on the side of the building for more immediate dining needs.
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509 Asheville Hwy Ste C, Sylva, NC 28779 MoreLess Info
At Triple Threat Performing Arts Academy, visitors can enroll their children in recreational fitness classes, from acrobatics to hip hop. In addition to classes for children, the academy offers adult classes for ballet, tap, and jazz.
Designed for use by all types of outdoorsmen, Tsali Recreation Area provides several trails for horseback riding, bike riding, walking or hiking. With beautiful views, this picturesque park further offers a boat ramp and camping grounds for added enjoyment.
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226 Everett Street, Bryson City, NC 28713 MoreLess Info
Train enthusiasts love the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad, a 'living museum' of functioning passenger trains from a bygone era. Visitors may choose from a variety of fun ride packages, and families with children should not miss their chance to ride the 'Polar Express.'