Destination guide

The historical city of Franklin awaits you

Take a holiday to Franklin and enjoy the area's history, culture and art galleries. Renowned for its mountain views, museums and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Franklin

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Franklin a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Franklin Golf Course (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Wilson Lick Ranger Station (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Scaly Mountain Ski Area (11.8 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Highlands Aerial Park (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • High Falls Trail (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Highlands Country Club (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Franklin

Whether you're an adventurous 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. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cliffside Lake Recreation Area (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Ralph J. Andrews County Park (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Lake Glenville (13.1 mi / 21 km)
  • Highlands Biological Station (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Whiteside Mountain (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Poteet Memorial Park (16 mi / 25.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Franklin

The nearest airport is in Asheville, NC (AVL-Asheville Regional), located 50.7 mi (81.6 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Franklin?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,734 holiday lettings around Franklin. From 888 cabins to 888 cottages, 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:

  • Twinbrook: 44 holiday homes
  • Cataloochee Ranch: 53 holiday homes
  • Mirror Lake: 209 holiday homes
  • Bear Lake Reserve: 28 holiday homes
  • Highlands Hills: 98 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? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Franklin. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Gold City Gem Mine: 1,679 holiday lettings
  • The Factory: 1,528 holiday lettings
  • Mason's Ruby and Sapphire Mine: 1,096 holiday lettings
  • Cowee Mountain Ruby Mine: 1,686 holiday lettings
  • Rose Creek Mine: 1,565 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Franklin listed on 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 Cabins in Franklin?

Yes, of course. offers 888 Cabins in Franklin. Our other popular types of Franklin holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 888 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 90 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 636 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Franklin?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 206 holiday homes with pool available in Franklin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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