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Visit the North Carolina Appalachian Mountains and discover Franklin! Here the mountain peaks reach over one mile in the air to kiss the sky, and there are outdoor adventures around every corner. There's no hustle and bustle of city life; our pace is slow and relaxing. Plus, there's always plenty of fun for every member of the family.

Franklin, NC voted 2015 Top Small Town by Blue Ridge Outdoors
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Franklin, NC is known for our wealth of natural beauty. You’ll discover magnificent waterfalls & breathtaking mountain vistas. Try your hand at gem mining, go for a trek on the Appalachian Trail, find a fishing hole, or explore the mountains on your bike or motorcycle. You’ll also discover great shopping including handmade arts & crafts, antiques & much more. Of course, you can always just kick your feet up and relax.

Franklin, North Carolina is just over two hours from many major Southeastern metro areas including Atlanta, GA, Knoxville, TN, along with Greenville & Spartanburg, SC… the perfect home base to take in all of the attractions of Western North Carolina.