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Downtown Franklin

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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
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Located just a straight shot south from downtown Nashville, quaint downtown...

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 quaint little town which caters to tourists. Good food and quaint shops. There was an outdoor country concert in the town square when we were there.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Frank-Phyllis
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Saugus, Massachusetts

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Saugus, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice quaint little town which caters to tourists. Good food and quaint shops. There was an outdoor country concert in the town square when we were there.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love downtown Franklin, it has plenty of great to incredible shops! It also has some really good to great restaurants downtown. They are also building a new hotel in the next year and making it to fit into the historical downtown. It's a must see when your in the area. It has a great downtown charming feel at a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Downtown Franklin is a must see when visiting. The perfect place to have fun. So vibrant and full of entertainment. Highly recommended.

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Henrietta, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

we enjoyed shopping at Binks, and several other local shops. We ate at Grays - a former historic pharmacy building that is now a trendy restaurant. Good times!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Downtown Franklin Tennessee is a must stop place to dine and shop and when you find yourself in the Nashville area. The drive down is quick and easy. Franklin is full of charm and slower pace, small town friendly atmosphere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The downtown area would be vastly improved off it wasn't home to lawyers. clients and bail bondsmen. Although it's still very quaint, it looks as though the city has a thriving cottage industry held close to its heart. Guess people who choose to leave society and live in the strata of closed fraternity need their own ground too. It's just... More 

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Franklin, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Downtown Franklin has lots of unique boutiques and fantastic restaurants! The history is interesting as well! Very clean and friendly. A must do when in Nashville.

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Brentwood, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

All of downtown Franklin is a historic district full of quaint shops and restaurants. Very enjoyable just to walk about and browse.

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Franklin, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Downtown Franklin is so quaint, great antique stores, and of course really really great food - go and visit you won't be disappointed I promise you.

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Franklin, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Small town America at it's best. Lot's of choices for coffee, ice cream, shopping dinner. Downtown Franklin has it all. Wander from Puckett's Boathouse on the river to Five Points - where Starbucks and Sweet Cee-Cee's are. Seafood, ice cream, pizza, fudge, fine dining and more. And free parking.

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