Destination guide

Travel to tranquil Franklin

Experience the unique character of Franklin with a stay in a vacation home rental. Travelers to this relaxing city praise the sledding, basketball games and hiking. Detroit Zoo and Motown Historical Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Franklin

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Franklin a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Detroit Zoo (8.7 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Oakland Hills Country Club (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Waterford Oaks Waterpark (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Paradise Park (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Red Oaks Waterpark (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Oasis Golf Center (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Franklin

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Franklin is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Union Lake (8.9 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Maybury State Park (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Franklin

Fly into Pontiac, MI (PTK-Oakland County Intl.), the closest airport, located 11.3 mi (18.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Detroit, MI (DET-Coleman A. Young Municipal), which is 17.4 mi (28.1 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Franklin?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 142 house rentals around Franklin. From 105 Houses to 31 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Franklin is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Franklin?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Franklin:

  • Midtown Detroit: 34 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 67 vacation rentals
  • Capitol City: 69 vacation rentals
  • Brush Park: 28 vacation rentals
  • Washington: 34 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Franklin?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Franklin. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Great Lakes Crossing Outlets: 193 home rentals
  • University of Windsor: 23 home rentals
  • Greektown Casino: 308 home rentals
  • Caesars Casino: 24 home rentals
  • Ambassador Bridge: 23 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Franklin listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Franklin?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 105 Houses in Franklin. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Franklin include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 31 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 5 lodging choices
  • Studios: 28 lodging choices

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Franklin?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation homes with pool available in Franklin.