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Review of Franklin on Foot

Franklin on Foot
Ranked #1 of 4 Food & Drink in Franklin
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Reviewed September 4, 2012

We did the City haunted graveyard tour last year. We've lived in Franklin a long time and had never done any of the tours. It was really fun. Locals as well as visitors would enjoy if you like history. The dressed up characters were really good in their parts. We highly recommend it.

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Reviewed August 31, 2012

We were in Franklin last fall and did the "Grave Matters" tour in the Cemetery. Can't say enough good things about that experience..however, we just got back from the "Ghost Tour" and were VERY dissapointed. Our guide wasn't anything to write home about..using language like "dude" and "like" over and over, all the while twirling her hair and looking at her watch. Waste of $36 dollars as far as we were concerned. We couldn't even force our selves to follow our guide to the last location :( This was a huge let down as we were looking for the same experience we had received from the tour we went on last year.

2  Thank taylormkb
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Margie T, Owner at Franklin on Foot, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2012

Thank you for your candid review of the ghost tour you took recently. I'm soooo sorry that you were disappointed and believe me, I will make sure this doesn't happen again. The guide in question is young and inexperienced but I do believe she has what it takes to lead a good tour. Having said that, I want you to experience our best and would like you to come on a tour with a different guide as my guest. Please call and let me know if and when you're available.
Thank you for your kind words about the Grave Matters tour, which by the way, will be offered again this year.
Sincerely,
Margie

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Reviewed August 24, 2012

There is so much history in Franklin, that a knowledgable tour guide is so important. And when you have a fun group of people and tour guide this makes for a great experience. little pricey but definitely fun to do during the evening.

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Reviewed August 23, 2012

What a quaint little town Franklin, Tennesse is. One would never know by touring through the charming little grove that the ghosts of civil war history still hinder among them. Anna our tour guide lead us down a spooky but wonderfully historical path through the streets of Franklin. Our teens are still talking about it!

1  Thank Raetz S
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Reviewed August 20, 2012

The town of Franklin has a quaint Main Street with many shops and eateries to enjoy and choose from.

Thank Heinz P
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