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Franklin on Foot

305 Public Sq, Franklin, TN 37064
+1 615-400-3808
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Ghost Tour

This was a great tour. The guide, Alicia, was very knowledgeable and fun. Besides the ghost... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Maggie0906
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Franklin Food Tour

I booked this tour for a Bachelorette Weekend. The whole group really enjoyed the tour. All of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
nicbritt91
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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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Not just walking tours, we now offer bicycle tours and rentals too. The ghost tour is our most popular tour, but visitors also love hearing about the rich past that lies just beneath the surface of Franklin's quaint Victorian charm. 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. Just minutes south of Nashville, Franklin is often cited as one of the most beautiful downtowns in the U.S. Our enthusiastic, knowledgeable guides will make your visit to historic Franklin an unforgettable experience. Our tours include the Classic Franklin city tour, 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. Bicycle tours and rentals are available from March-November and our Southern Style food tours allow visitors to savor the flavors of Franklin and enjoy history at the same time. Most tours are available daily by advance reservation; some tours have minimums. Just call and see how flexible and accommodating we can be.
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“ghost tour” (171 reviews)
“food tour” (29 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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305 Public Sq, Franklin, TN 37064
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+1 615-400-3808

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was a great tour. The guide, Alicia, was very knowledgeable and fun. Besides the ghost stories, she gave a great history lesson. Thank you for a great night!

1  Thank Maggie0906
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this tour for a Bachelorette Weekend. The whole group really enjoyed the tour. All of the food we had was excellent. If you are any type of foodie, this is the tour for you. Just don't eat beforehand.

1  Thank nicbritt91
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour began with a friendly greeting by Alicia, our tour guide. Her excellent skills in storytelling kept us glued to every word she spoke. I loved the historical information she shared with our group -- mostly about the civil war, which is a great...More

1  Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was an amazing tour and loved it so much! The tour guide Alicia was amazing and you can tell she loves her job. Her stories are rich with information and you really feel the like you are there at the times it was happening....More

1  Thank rustyg1987
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Alicia made this tour so much fun! She was so knowledgeable of the town and has a great personality. Would recommend this to everyone coming to visit! Wish we had time for the ghost tour!

1  Thank Whitney L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I, along with another couple, took this tour a few weeks ago. For me, it was my second tour. Everything about this was enjoyable. We had a great tour guide, the stories were fun and thoroughly intriguing, and the evening walk through...More

1  Thank Jeff H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the ghost tour with Alicia as the guide she was THE best! She was knowledgeable about Franklin's history with a wonderful personality. My two grandchildren ages 10 and 3 loved the tour. The 10 year old enjoyed hearing the stories as he is...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great stories, entertaining with history weaved in! Great tour with Alicia, highly recommend taking the tour.

2  Thank Jessica A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Alicia was an amazing story teller! My teenage son and I took the tour tonight after visiting the Carnton Plantation. This was the highlight of our trip. Franklins history is rich and walking down the very areas where so much history was made really brought...More

1  Thank Christie J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had some free time in Franklin while my husband attended a workshop so decided to take a Historic Franklin tour. It was a great choice of a way to spend my day. Margie is a great guide. She has a lot of knowledge of...More

1  Thank jantalking
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Anthony B
Can I have my emotional support dog with me?
22 March 2017|
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Response from tvlfam4 |
Absolutely. We welcome dogs on all our tours. We do briefly go inside a couple places on some daytime tours, however. One is a church that doesn't allow dogs. Which tour were you considering?
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wegocancun
Hi, How much does it cost and how much walking do you do and how long does this tour last?
11 September 2016|
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Response from franklin2016563 | Reviewed this property |
Most tours are 90 minutes. Food tour is longer. Cost for most is $20 per adult, less for teens and kids. Not a lot of walking. They stick to downtown historic area, stopping at several spots to tell you about the history.
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Debbie M
Is it open weekend following Christmas?
26 December 2014|
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Response from HW V-Rod W | Reviewed this property |
Yes – they’re open the week following Christmas! Just contact Super-Guide “Margie” ~HW/LeVR “Deo adjuvante, non timendum”
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