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Downtown Franklin

Columbia Ave, Franklin, TN 37064
+1 615-591-8500
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We feel in love with downtown Franklin. The Spice Shop there was a giant hit with the kids. The... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
jeni_g23
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Best small town ever

Downtown Franklin continues to grow and change yet keep the quaint small town feel. If you are... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
Evelyn29Y
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Franklin, Tennessee
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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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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“main street” (84 reviews)
“small town” (76 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Columbia Ave, Franklin, TN 37064
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+1 615-591-8500

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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We feel in love with downtown Franklin. The Spice Shop there was a giant hit with the kids. The food chooses and shops were amazing. Cozy. We enjoyed walking the square and the Landmark book store was interesting. Free parking you just have to find...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Downtown Franklin continues to grow and change yet keep the quaint small town feel. If you are visiting the Nashville area it's a must see! Venture down the side streets and catch even more wonderful treasures. You won't be disappointed !

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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Franklin has an excellent historic downtown area with shops and restaurants suitable for a dress-up date night or a casual family outing. We love Frothy Monkey for coffee and a meal, followed by a walk across the street to the First Bank fountain where our...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

The downtown area had a massive amount of "shops & boutiques" & plenty of restaurants to choose from. The parking is awful! We had to drive around 1/2 hr. to find a parking spot. If you really want to visit this tourist shopping mecca I...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Liked a lot of the little stores, but the fashion store were designed for young 20 something's. Nothing for the average person which was disappointing.

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Reviewed 18 July 2017

Great restaurants, great shops... I love the small town feel. Easy to navigate and get through town.

Thank Snowbird564
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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Downtown Franklin has so much shopping to offer. Local shops and very quaint town. Some of the stores are expensive, some are not. Lots of different types of shops to choose from. Nice places to eat, drink and relax.

Thank Mommamoo64
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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Franklin is so cute. Ladies bring a purse if you like shopping. There are a lot of cute little boutiques with unique clothes. They sell a very posh southern style much like Charleston.

Thank Antionette K
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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed visiting the downtown area. It was difficult to find parking even though it was 2:00 p.m. on a Thursday afternoon. Parking is free, but it took about 20 minutes to find a spot. We ate at Puckett's and then just walked the downtown...More

Thank Schisler1978
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Franklin was established in 1799. There are lovely older homes to see on 3rd and 4th Avenues as well as down West Main. Drop by Bageby House on 4th near Bridge St. Downtown makes for a nice stroll. There are benches along the way to...More

Thank Joyce M
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Andrea S
10 December 2017|
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Response from Stassimark | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. We did not see any in Franklin but if you trip on over to Nashville, Main St, very safe, friendly and lots of places to eat.
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JUne D
19 October 2017|
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Response from Nashville_brent_65 | Reviewed this property |
Not always but if they have a band playing and you want to make sure you see the band, it will help. The band normally doesn't play until 8pm so if you're eating before 7pm, you'll probably be able to walk right in.
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Theresa D
5 September 2017|
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Response from lookingaheadagain | Reviewed this property |
When I was there last we stayed at: 4207 Franklin Commons Ct, Franklin, TN 37064 It was clean and just a quick hop from main.
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