Destination guide

The lively city of Franklin awaits you

The area's live music and musicals are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Franklin. This city's camping, golfing and coffeehouses draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Franklin

Do you want to find attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Franklin has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kenny Perry's Country Creek Golf Course (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Kentucky Downs (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Chaney's Dairy Barn (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Club at Olde Stone (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • CrossWinds Golf Course (18.9 mi / 30.4 km)
  • Paul Walker Golf Course (19.4 mi / 31.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Franklin

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Franklin is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Basil Griffin Park (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Lost River Cave (17 mi / 27.4 km)
  • The Baker Arboretum and Downing Museum (19.1 mi / 30.7 km)
  • Lampkin Park (19.5 mi / 31.3 km)
  • Fountain Square Park (20.2 mi / 32.5 km)
  • Baker Natural Area (20.8 mi / 33.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Franklin

The nearest airport is in Nashville, TN (BNA-Nashville Intl.), located 41.1 mi (66.2 km) from the city center.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Franklin?

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

  • Simpson County Archives and Museum: 27 vacation rentals
  • Beech Bend Park: 38 vacation rentals
  • Western Kentucky University: 33 vacation rentals
  • Kentucky Downs: 35 vacation rentals
  • Historic Railpark and Train Station: 34 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Franklin listed on Vrbo 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. Vrbo has 3 Houses in Franklin. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Franklin include:

    Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Franklin?

    Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 5 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Franklin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.