Discover a selection of 1,500 vacation rentals in Franklin County, US that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $179 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Franklin County. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Memorable trips on Florida's Forgotten Coast

Forget your worries and dig your toes into the sand along Florida's so-called "Forgotten Coast." Away from the crowded theme parks of Orlando and cosmopolitan scene of Miami, Franklin County vacation rentals offer visitors a completely different side of Florida. Dubbed the "Forgotten Coast," this idyllic stretch of coastline sits on the Gulf of Mexico and feels like the Florida of old—before Mickey Mouse set up shop, and quidditch was just a gleam in J.K. Rowling's eye. Quiet beaches are complemented by quaint, welcoming seaside towns with busy ports. Away from the shore, roads lead into thick forests just waiting to be explored.

Things to do

Tate's Hell State Forest is heaven for outdoor lovers

Franklin County vacation rentals are perfect for lovers of the great outdoors. Tate's Hell State Forest might sound more like the kind of place you'd want to avoid, but this watery wonderland of woods and swamps is wonderful for walkers, campers, and paddlers who've brought along their own canoe or kayak. St. George Island State Park is another sure hit, especially for beach lovers and bird watchers, while history buffs can revisit the past at the St. George Lighthouse, where you'll find a museum in the authentically rebuilt and replicated Keeper's House.

Activities

Franklin County oysters—the pearl in Florida's crown

Seafood fan? Then you're in luck—not only will you find Franklin County's harbors full of shrimp boats, but this is also where 90% of the state's oysters are harvested, meaning you're that much more likely to find a pearl. Other pearls to be found while staying in Franklin County vacation rentals include the area's beautiful coastline and preserved wildlife areas. Canoeing and kayaking—or "paddling," as it's known around here—are particularly popular ways to explore the waterways and coastal lowlands of the region, but the county's wild backwaters are also great for walkers, bird watchers, and cyclists.

Natural features

Get ready to get wet ‘n' wild in Florida's Franklin County

Franklin County lies in northwestern Florida, tucked along the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. It's 69 miles from Tallahassee, and roughly a 5-hour drive from Orlando. Ninety percent of the county's land is under state or federal government protection, making it a haven not just for outdoor lovers, but for all kinds of wildlife and bird species. Take a hike in Apalachicola National Forest, the biggest in Florida, and you'll see streams, rivers, lakes, and natural springs, as well as caverns, sinkholes, and beautiful fields of wildflowers.

What are the top vacation rentals in Franklin County?

Whether you're organizing an adventurous break with friends or a romantic getaway with your loved one, one of these top vacation rentals in Franklin County is sure to catch your eye:

  • "River S Edge West - Private Balcony In The Heart Of Downtown Apalachicola": This Apalachicola escape comes with 1 bedroom and is rated highly among guests. Conveniences such as a fridge and free toiletries help make your stay an enjoyable one.
  • "The Sand Castle The Reviews Say It All Paradise Found": Put your luggage down and your weary feet up at this top pick in Alligator Point. It comes with 3 bedrooms, a barbecue grill, a kitchen and more.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Franklin County vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in Franklin County?

Whether you're organizing a family get-together, some romantic time out or a few nights away by yourself, we have weekend getaways in Franklin County to suit. Pack some clothes into an overnight bag and stay at one of these popular escapes:

  • "Charming Alligator Point "old Florida” Beach Cottage" - Located in Alligator Point, this rental offers amenities like a porch and air conditioning.
  • "Happy Shack Beach And Bay Kayak" - This is another terrific place where you can relax for a couple of days. Make the most of cable/satellite TV services, a TV and more during your short but sweet stay at this Alligator Point property.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Franklin County?

Studio apartments are usually on the smaller side, but it's difficult to top their handy locations and budget-friendly price tags. Whether you're traveling alone or with some friends, consider booking one of these welcoming studio apartments in Franklin County:

  • Snooze, eat, relax with friends ... Do it all from the compact yet comfortable single room space at "River S Edge West - Private Balcony In The Heart Of Downtown Apalachicola". Located in Apalachicola, free toiletries and a restaurant dining guide are among its amenities.
  • Alternatively, use "Luxury Condo With Views Of The Carrabelle River And Dog Island" as your base to get out and see the sights. This homey retreat is in Carrabelle and comes with nearby birdwatching activities and a barbecue grill.

Can I find short term rentals in Franklin County?

Franklin County has short-term rentals that come in all sizes, shapes and budgets. Spend your break in an affordable cabin, a luxurious condo or whatever else you like. Below are a couple of popular options to consider:

  • Located close to the center of Alligator Point, "Charming Alligator Point "old Florida” Beach Cottage" is ideal for a short-term stay. Use it as a base to get out and explore all the top attractions in the area.
  • Otherwise, bunk down for a few days at "Happy Shack Beach And Bay Kayak" and discover the best of Alligator Point. This vacation rental also welcomes short-stay guests and is a good choice if you like to be close to the action.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Franklin County?

Whether you've been together for a month, a year or an eternity, nothing beats a romantic weekend getaway to stoke passions. If you're searching for somewhere dreamy to spend a few days with your honey, take a peek at these escapes:

  • Catch up on cuddles and quality time at "River S Edge West - Private Balcony In The Heart Of Downtown Apalachicola" in Apalachicola. Beauty services and shopping facilities are just two of the nice touches you'll find here.
  • Alternatively, cuddle up together at "The Sand Castle The Reviews Say It All Paradise Found". A nearby bay and a fireplace add to the dreamy atmosphere of this Alligator Point property.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in Franklin County?

If your idea of the perfect getaway is to bring along all your favorite people, you'll be needing a whole lot of space. Luckily, there are plenty of vacation rentals in Franklin County that will house large groups, starting with these sprawling retreats:

  • "Beachfront, 5 Br, Palm - Surrounded Heated Pool": With 5 bedrooms, this popular vacation rental in Gulf Beaches has ample room for you and all your friends. Amenities like a swimming pool and a garden are on hand to make things nice and comfy.
  • "Happy Ours" 5br/4. 5ba Beachfront Home": You'll get your crew's nod of approval at this Carrabelle option which features a swimming pool, a kitchen and more. It has 5 bedrooms that will easily sleep your loved ones.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Franklin County?

In Franklin County, you'll find lots of house rentals where every day can be a pool day. Having a splashing good time will be your main priority at one of these top-rated retreats:

  • Mum, dad, kids, grandparents — everyone will want to chill by the pool at "Luxury Beachfront House With Arcade". Treat the family to a trip to this East End rental home which also features a toaster and a living room.
  • Kick back beside the water while the kids frolic about at "Beach Front House On 1/3 Acre - Away From Crowds. Hot Tub". This property in East End comes with a range of features to keep the family comfy, such as a microwave oven and childrens activities.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in Franklin County?

Vrbo makes it easy to track down a fantastic family getaway. With quality amenities and ample space for the youngsters to run around, these large family vacation rentals in Franklin County are worth packing your bags for:

  • Make your family get-together one you won't forget at "The Sand Castle The Reviews Say It All Paradise Found". This Alligator Point getaway features 3 bedrooms and can sleep up to 8 of your lucky loved ones. A balcony and nearby ecotour services are among the amenities to take advantage of.
  • Alternatively, make "Come Enjoy Our Dream Vacation Home" your base for an incredible vacation. Located in Alligator Point, this retreat has 3 bedrooms that accommodate up to 8 people. Books and a fridge will help keep everybody happy and comfortable.

On the lookout for some family-friendly entertainment? Island View Park is one of many great attractions you can find dotted around Franklin County.

Can I find family cabin rentals in Franklin County?

If you're planning a trip with the fam, choose one of these cabin rentals in Franklin County and give your loved ones a vacation they'll remember forever:

  • "Spectacular Lakefront Cabin On Secluded Lake Kerr" - Book a few fab nights at this retreat in Salt Springs. Amenities like coffee and tea making facilities and a dishwasher will help make your stay comfortable.
  • "Florida Log Cabin Lakefront" - Amenities like books and a kitchen also make this a favorite among families. Escape to this Wellborn hideaway and enjoy some time in nature.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Franklin County vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in Franklin County?

Enjoy a dip in the morning, afternoon or even midnight — the choice is yours when you opt for one of our Franklin County properties with an indoor pool. Best of all, there's room for the entire gang to join in all the fun.

  • Invite up to 8 of your loved ones to a swanky stay at "Great Location Water Front, Pool". This Southeastern United States haven comes with 3 bedrooms and a range of amenities apart from its glorious pool. A swimming pool and a water view add to the experience here.
  • Alternatively, spend your getaway at "My Point Of View Bayfront Home With Community Pool" in Rochesson. When you're not splashing around and having fun, take advantage of other perks like a sauna and a swimming pool. This property has 4 bedrooms accommodating up to 8 of your family or friends.

Want some other options? Take a look at the search bar at the top of the page, adjust the filters to find the Franklin County vacation rental that's perfect for your needs and secure your dream escape today.

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