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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
Fee: No
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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Downtown Franklin is still what most small towns were in the 50's. A place to shop, stroll, eat and visit with neighbors. Except it is all very upscale and beautifully restored... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Downtown Franklin is still what most small towns were in the 50's. A place to shop, stroll, eat and visit with neighbors. Except it is all very upscale and beautifully restored. Voted one of the ten best small towns in America by many publications it is worth a day's visit if you are in the Nashville area. Lots of civil... More 

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Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

My son moved to Franklin a few years ago. We try to visit two or three times a year to see the grand kids. We love the downtown. It is what downtown America should look like. It has great shops and restaurants. Anytime during the day the streets are crowed with people. Enjoying the shops and learning the history of... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Great place to visit and shop! Puckett's Restaurant and Grocery is great, as well as Puckett's Boathouse!

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Arcanum, Ohio
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is an awesome town to visit! There is so much rich Civil War history here....if you are a Civil War buff then this is the place to go....the town itself is very clean and attractive....the people are friendly...you can take a self - guided tour of the historical places that is really interesting...would revisit...

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new hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Franklin is a beautiful little town to walk around, get some lunch or ice Cream. We enjoyed going in and out of the shops. We walked around reading all the history plagues and learned about the Battle of Franklin and how the town pitched in to help all the wounded. Had a wonderful lunch at "55". Then went next door... More 

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Long Beach, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

What a beautiful little town! Friendly people and unique shops. Small town America, as it was and should be! Very welcoming!

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Searcy, Arkansas
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Franklin's downtown area is the only place we shopped at in Franklin. Really cute shops and easy, free parking in a parking garage.

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Decatur
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Worth the drive off the beaten path. Main Street lined with some chain stores and many local boutique shops. Several local restaurants for the sampling. Can probably see in 1 day or less - plan on including a meal a local eatery.

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Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

Several years ago we discovered historic downtown Franklin while on a road trip for our anniversary. It's one of those places you immediately fall in love with. It's quaint, picturesque, clean, safe, the people are friendly, the food is amazing, the historical sites are interesting even if you aren't a history buff, any store you need is here, and it's... More 

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Bentonville, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We went during the day and everyone in the town was very friendly and nice. The town was very clean and felt very safe.

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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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