Destination guide

Friendly Franklin will entice you

The area's live music and theatre scene are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Franklin. This city's shopping, sporting events and restaurants attract many visitors, as does its welcoming and romantic location. Rhode Island State Capitol Building and Kennedy Plaza are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Franklin

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Franklin a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Plainridge Race Course (5.7 mi / 9.3 km)
  • New England Country Club (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Heather Hill Country Club (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • World War I Memorial Park and Zoo (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Family Funway Foxboro (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Foxborough Country Club (8 mi / 12.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Franklin

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Franklin. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kennedy Plaza (17.9 mi / 28.7 km)
  • Nature Trail and Cranberry Bog (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • World War I Memorial Park and Zoo (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Deborah Sampson Park (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • River Bend Farm Visitors Center (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Ashland State Park (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Franklin

Fly into Pawtucket, RI (SFZ-North Central State), the closest airport, located 12.3 mi (19.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial), which is 13.4 mi (21.5 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, make your way to Franklin Station or Franklin Forge Park - 495 Station to see more of the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Franklin?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 27 holiday lettings around Franklin. From 15 Houses to 6 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Franklin?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Franklin:

  • South End: 691 holiday homes
  • Hyde Park: 18 holiday homes
  • Back Bay: 613 holiday homes
  • Commonwealth: 94 holiday homes
  • Jamaica Plain: 69 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Franklin?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Franklin. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Franklin Historical Museum: 179 holiday lettings
  • Forge Industrial Park: 164 holiday lettings
  • Franklin Station: 180 holiday lettings
  • Franklin Public Library: 178 holiday lettings
  • Franklin Forge Park - 495 Station: 164 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Franklin listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Franklin?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 15 Houses in Franklin. Our other popular types of Franklin holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 2 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Franklin?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Franklin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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