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Make a Holiday Rental Cabin in Franklin, North Carolina Your Home Away From Home

 

Nestled in the surrounding Nantahala Forest and with mountains on the doorstep, a stay in the peaceful town of Franklin is the perfect getaway. Located in the state of North Carolina, a Franklin holiday offers the opportunity to get to know the real outdoors of North America. For those looking for relaxation, spectacular views and a range of outdoor activities, a Franklin holiday rental cabin is the perfect base.

Things to Do on Holiday to Franklin, North Carolina

The town of Franklin is the perfect option for those looking for a variety of outdoor pursuits. Activities such as walking, hiking, skiing, mountain biking, hunting and mountaineering are available in Franklin. Other activities available in the immediate area include swimming, horse riding, golf, fishing, white-water rafting and bird watching. With such breathtaking views of the forest, waterfalls and mountains, a Franklin holiday rental cabin is also the perfect location for painting or photography enthusiasts.

Places to Visit on Holiday to Franklin, North Carolina

Macon County, in which Franklin is located, is famed for its mining of precious stones, particularly rubies. Visitors can leave their comfortable Franklin holiday rental cabin and head ten minutes north to the Cowee Mountain Ruby Mine. As well as offering breathtaking views from the bottom of Cowee Mountain, visitors can use one of two covered flumes to try and find their own gems. The mine is open 7 days a week and there is a policy of it being open “until the last person leaves”!

Also worth a visit is the small town of Cherokee, approximately 45 minutes north of Franklin. The town has strong links with Native Indians and this is where you will find the Museum of the Cherokee Indian. This attraction tells the history of the Cherokee Indians who lived in the Smoky Mountains for thousands of years.

Weather in Franklin, North Carolina

Travellers on a Franklin holiday can enjoy a humid Subtropical climate which means that there are warm summers and mild winters. The average daytime temperature during the summer months is 22°C, which can rise to as much as 27°C during the month of July. The winter months see average daytime temperatures of 11°C with it dropping to as low as -2°C. The average amount of rainfall annually is 54 inches with the wettest month of the year usually being March.

Travel to Franklin, North Carolina

Travellers on a Franklin holiday will likely land at Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) which is approximately an hour and a half’s drive away from the town. Airlines offering regular, cheap flights include KLM, Delta Connection, Air France, US Airways and Continental Airlines. Passengers can depart from major UK airports including Manchester (MAN), Liverpool (LPL), London Heathrow (LHR), Leeds (LBA) and Edinburgh (EDI).

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