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“Fun shopping”
Review of Downtown Franklin

Downtown Franklin
Ranked #5 of 62 things to do in Franklin
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Franklin, Tennessee
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40 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Fun shopping”
Reviewed October 18, 2012

Our out of town guests love to visit. It can get crowded on the weekends, so make sure you prepare to walk.

Visited October 2012
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South Elgin, Illinois
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“quiet town”
Reviewed October 15, 2012

Thought with the advertising of all the shops it might be a bit like a mini Gatlinburg, Galena or Brown County type of visit. It is just an upscale town in the burbs of Nashville. Nice place to live, disappointed in visit for shops. If you like antiques there is a small section to visit and a GREAT art gallery nearby.

Visited October 2012
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Nashville, Tennessee
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48 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Beautiful City”
Reviewed October 13, 2012

I love Franklin! It is a gorgeous city with beautiful landscaping, nice architecture, and even some brick laid streets. It is a very quaint town.

Visited May 2012
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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“First timers”
Reviewed October 11, 2012

Loved every minute of our time in Franklin. Spent every evening downtown and enjoyed the food, art, and community.

Visited October 2012
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Nashville, Tennessee
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6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“small town atmosphere”
Reviewed October 8, 2012

Nice job of keeping the small town atmosphere. The theater, the shops, and local activities remind you of a simpler time.

Visited October 2012
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