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“Delightful Shops & Eateries”
Review of Downtown Franklin

Downtown Franklin
Ranked #5 of 64 things to do in Franklin
Certificate of Excellence
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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.
Wichita, Kansas
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Delightful Shops & Eateries”
Reviewed September 20, 2013

There were many lovely little shops that offered a large variety of gifts & necessities. The downtown area was beautiful - clean with flower boxes everywhere & wide sidewalks to stroll down as we shopped! There were many places to eat as well. Very fun place to stop & visit!

Visited September 2013
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Fullerton, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Lovely Town, Nice People”
Reviewed September 2, 2013

We arrived at about 4 on a Sunday afternoon. Many shops were closed or closing, but what a charming town.
Had an early dinner at the Mello Mushroom, Peaked inside the newly and classy Movie Theatre, walked the town, chatted with several sets of locals.
Would love to go back, and spend time in this lovely little town.

Visited August 2013
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Hueytown, Alabama, United States
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Love the experience”
Reviewed August 28, 2013

Enjoyed being able to shop and walk around the town of Franklin. A lot to offer in shops and the people were so friendly and willing to let you shop.

Visited August 2013
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Tennessee
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Quaint as Can Be, but Visit Early”
Reviewed August 27, 2013

Downtown Franklin is everything a quaint, old-town district should be. It's beautiful, homey, elegant, interesting, with lots of diverse specialty shops and unique dining. Most shops close fairly early, though, so you won't find much open to browse unless you visit before 5pm. But even with the shops closed, it's a darling place for a stroll and window shopping. And what is always delightful becomes even more charming during the winter season with all the lights and Christmas decor!

Visited December 2012
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Jackson, Mississippi
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“neat, historic town”
Reviewed August 22, 2013

Franklin is a very interesting and historic old town. We arrived on a festival day (not realizing there was a festival happening). It was interesting and the people were friendly.

Visited July 2013
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