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Downtown Franklin

Columbia Ave, Franklin, TN 37064
+1 615-591-8500
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We had a wonderful time walking in downtown Franklin. Many great stores and restaurants, including... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2017
Corey W
Charming few blocks.

We found a parking spot and strolled along for an hour or so looking in shops and people watching... read more

Reviewed January 1, 2017
Burlington, Canada
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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Columbia Ave, Franklin, TN 37064
+1 615-591-8500

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Reviewed January 3, 2017

We had a wonderful time walking in downtown Franklin. Many great stores and restaurants, including coffee shops; parking was great; very iconic, historical downtown.

Thank Corey W
Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

We found a parking spot and strolled along for an hour or so looking in shops and people watching. Downtown Franklin is very quaint and beautiful.

Thank JALToronto
Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

The people are so friendly! Everything was decorated for the holidays. Love shopping in little stores. They had Christmas music playing and it was like being in a different time! So charming and quaint. The parking?!??! Just park in the garage and save yourself time...More

Thank katibai
Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

We had a beautiful afternoon to walk up and down Main Street. The girls really enjoyed the unique shops. Several restaurants had over an hour wait so we didn't eat there.

Thank barnk
Reviewed December 30, 2016

There are a few shops and restaurants that are very welcoming and the scenes will take you back to the old South. The people we met were very nice courteous. Such a wonderful place to visit.

Thank Pete T
Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

I live here now but I do enjoy downtown Franklin shopping so much! The malls are fine, but walking this beautiful little town and it's quaint to full on upscale shops is a blast especially at Christmastime when the lights are on, the tree is...More

Thank Laura M
Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

A lovely 5 to 6 block walk of interesting and unique shops. Christmas decorations were beautiful. A great way to spend the day for ladies browsing the stores while the gentlemen have plenty of benches to sit and enjoy visiting or people watching.

Thank Andra E
Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

What a quaint town. Love this town and it's main street.there are so many unique stores here to shop. Some are expensive and others are average priced. Very picturesque town with gorgeous period houses.

Thank debbie w
Reviewed December 24, 2016 via mobile

Classic downtown Main Street. Always vibrant/busy. Enjoyed some last minute Christmas shopping. Also several locally owned restaurants.

Thank dragonmed
Reviewed December 22, 2016

During my free time on the weekend, I had the opportunity to visit down town Franklin. It was a great experience as I made it just in time to see the Christmas parade. What a pleasant surprise. What really made it special was the participants...More

Thank Robert O
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Rozanne N
May 21, 2017|
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Response from cccaptain | Reviewed this property |
No. Not much Sunday shopping. It is mostly about the restaurants on Sundays.
Lisa L
September 10, 2016|
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Response from Julie S | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure of the shop owners hours.
December 5, 2015|
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Response from Lynne D | Reviewed this property |
Car but there maybe a local n us route. We went by cae. It was q short drive and very easy. We adored downtown Franklin.