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Franklin on Foot

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Franklin, TN 37064-2580
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Lotz House and Haunted Franklin

We recently went on two walks with Franklin on Foot. First, we met at the Lotz House. This... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Tracy A
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ghost tou

We have been on several ghost tours in different towns/cities. This was by far one of the best... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LReex
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Fleetwood, Pennsylvania
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Just minutes south of Nashville, Franklin is often cited as one of the most beautiful downtowns in the U.S. Site of "the most famous battle you've never heard of," according to National Geographic, Franklin's Civil War story will amaze and enlighten you on the most divisive time in American history. Our enthusiastic, knowledgeable guides will make your visit an unforgettable experience. Our tours include the Classic Franklin, Civil War in Franklin, Grave Matters in the Cemetery, and for fans of evening activities, the Haunted Franklin, Ghosts of the Battlefield at the Lotz House and Murder and Mayhem Tours. Our Southern Style food tours allow visitors to savor the flavors of the South and learn history at the same time. Most tours are available Monday through Saturday by advance reservation; some tours have minimums. Just call and see how flexible and accommodating we can be.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Franklin, TN 37064-2580
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We recently went on two walks with Franklin on Foot. First, we met at the Lotz House. This consisted of a tour of the home with historical facts about not only the home and the family but also the Battle of Franklin. Margy was our...More

Thank Tracy A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been on several ghost tours in different towns/cities. This was by far one of the best. Loved hearing so many stories of the people who lived here over the past 150 years!

Thank LReex
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Margie shared some great information about Franklin and Nashville. We learned a lot of tidbits about the town and the people who lived there during the war. We really enjoyed this tour and glad we did it. Highly recommend it.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time. Was a good mix of ghost stories and a history lesson. Our guide was very friendly, knowledgeable and kept my attention the entire tour. You are in/around the house the whole time, so very little walking. Definitely recommend!

Thank Ashley B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Alicia was very knowledgeable of Franklin history. Great personality. Would love to go again to see the other sites.

Thank CarrieH_11
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was unusual for the popular Franklin on Foot guide, but she had just our small party of three on this particular night instead of the usual crowds. Still, she didn't stint on performance; if anything we got more than we bargained. It was obvious...More

Thank Merrilee M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic guide and tour. The guide was experienced, friendly and I could tell that she loved what she was doing. It wasn’t the type of tour where the guide reads off a script.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Alicia was very upbeat and made the tour fun and informative. Did have trouble sleeping that evening . . ??!!Would recommend

Thank Margie F
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Reviewed April 12, 2018

Informative ghost tour of Franklin. Alicia was excellent very knowledgeable and made the stories come alive. Hated for the tour to end. Wanted to hear more stories and learned a lot of history at the same time. Will go again for sure. 2 thumbs up.

Thank Tricia H
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

We went on the food tour with Margie. The food was outstanding, but we also were able to learn some of the history of the establishments we visited. Margie knows the history of the town well, and is very friendly. We went with a group...More

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pedinurse
January 18, 2018|
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Response from FranklinOnFoot | Property representative |
Our Widow of the South tour includes tickets to the 3 houses that you then tour on your own. Each site offers its own tours. You save quite a bit doing it this way.
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Anthony B
March 21, 2017|
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Response from tvlfam4 |
Absolutely. We welcome dogs on all our tours. We do briefly go inside a couple places on some daytime tours, however. One is a church that doesn't allow dogs. Which tour were you considering?
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wegocancun
September 10, 2016|
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Response from franklin2016563 | Reviewed this property |
Most tours are 90 minutes. Food tour is longer. Cost for most is $20 per adult, less for teens and kids. Not a lot of walking. They stick to downtown historic area, stopping at several spots to tell you about the history.
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