Located within driving district of Tennessee's music city, the town of Franklin offers a step back in time to visitors looking for a peaceful retreat. Situated in Williamson County, Franklin is rich in history and full of culture. The downtown district of the town features old world style cobblestone streets and a plethora of antique shops and museums. For the shopping enthusiast, Franklin is a must visit, boasting many small antique shops and clothing stores. Franklin is also home to the Cool Springs Galleria, a mall featuring 185 stores, and The Factory, a renovated depression era Factory building which now includes dining, entertainment, and a multitude of shops and stores. For visitors looking to learn about the town's rich civil war history, a number of Antebellum Mansions offer a view of the past. Carnton Plantation, the site of the Battle of Franklin, is opens to tours. Franklin is a town steeped in history, but there is no lack of a progressive spirit. The town offers a movie theater, several golf courses, plenty of dining choices, and close access to an ice skating rink. Several parks are situated nearby for anyone interested in finding a little nature. Visit Franklin during Christmas time to enjoy a historic candle light tour of homes, complete with a civil ware reenactment. For a welcome combination of the past and the present, Franklin, Tennessee has a little of everythin
Events in Franklin
AmericanaFest: The 2019 Americana Music Festival & Conference
at Nashville, Tennessee
Each year, AMERICANAFEST®: The Americana Music Festival & Conference brings together legendary artists, the next generation of rising stars and industry professionals for six days of music and education.