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Address: Columbia Ave, Franklin, TN 37064
Phone Number: 615-591-8500
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Description: Located just a straight shot south from downtown Nashville, quaint...
Located just a straight shot south from downtown Nashville, quaint downtown Franklin is the perfect sleepy Southern town. Visitors can easily spend a day browsing antique shops and boutiques and dining at one of its many ecelctic restaurants. Downtown Franklin offers an eclectic mix of antique shops, gift and book stores, art galleries and clothing boutiques. Franklin hosts several festivals each year.
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Nice shops, excellent restaurants. It was very hot and humid so we didn't stay outside very long. There were lots of people and the sidewalks very narrow so it wasn't easy to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Fruita, Colorado
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Fruita, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Nice shops, excellent restaurants. It was very hot and humid so we didn't stay outside very long. There were lots of people and the sidewalks very narrow so it wasn't easy to just window shop. I was also there another day for a Bluegrass Festival and most of the shops were closed.

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Springfield, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Why can't my downtown be like this??? Love how Franklin has preserved thier sweet little Main Street. Lots of little locally owned shops along with a anthropologie! Plenty of restaurants, candy and ice cream shops too!

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Love going to this downtown area! It's fun to shop there and also go in all the different stores. Top it off with a Sweet Cici's great yogurt or a Starbuck's Latte and you're all set!

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Second time there - what a beautiful, historic place to walk around! Totally enjoyed the nostalgic feel of the theatre and storefronts. We even got to see them filming "Nashville" on our first visit there last year.

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Spring Hill, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Lots of bluegrass bands playing music all day long in the square. Food Trucks, and lots of vendors made for a great day of free fun and music. Watching the little children competing in a clogging contest was amazing. These kids can really dance and not afraid to show their skill dancing, alone on stage, in front a big audience.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Yes, Franklin has growing pains. Yes, it is difficult to get from one side to another in any reasonable amount of time using Main St as your main route. Yes, downtown has brought in some more mainstream stores. and Yes, the old timey feel has all but gone away. For those complain that it is those things above you just... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Very enjoyable way to spend the afternoon! Delicious food, great shops and friendly people! Pucketts is a must visit!!!

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We ventured down from Nashville to check it out. Tons of great shopping. Some was way overpriced but I still found some great clothing items. We had lunch at 55 south which was a delicious good value. Fun to walk around, check things out. We really enjoyed our day here!

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Owings Mills, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Franklin is a small city with a bunch of boutique stores and nice places to eat. If you like browsing interesting stores, it is a relaxing place to go. There is also lots of Civil War history to see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Such a cute down town area. I really enjoyed walking around and checking everything out. Lots of cute shops and places to explore. Be sure and stop by Kilwins for an Ice Cream! So yummy.

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Address: Columbia Ave, Franklin, TN 37064
Phone Number: 615-591-8500
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Franklin

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