Discover a selection of 2,000 vacation rentals in Franklin, TN 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 WiFi. Prices start at $125 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Franklin. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Ol' Frank's back in town - Welcome to Franklin, Tennessee

Welcome to America's favorite Main Street. Franklin, Tennessee is a buzzy small city with big attraction. Located 20 miles south of country music capital Nashville, Franklin is renowned for its historic downtown and Main Street. Book a Franklin vacation rental close to downtown and hop on the Franklin Trolley and explore Main Street, or hop off at the Factory at Franklin, a former stove factory turned buzzy shopping and dining quarter. After dark, catch a live music performance in the art deco Franklin Theatre, which hosts a calendar of festivals and events throughout the year.

Things to do

Franklin's historic sites battle for attention

During the American Civil War, the Battle of Franklin in 1864 was regarded as one of the bloodiest battles in American history, and the town has a trio of historic sites. Carter House became the Union Army's headquarters during that fateful day and is now history museum and State Historic Site. History buffs will love a behind-the-scenes tour of the house, or see the battlefield. Carnton House, a former plantation, was a field hospital during the battle, while Lotz House has a vast collection of antiques and art, plus guided tours and special events.

Activities

Say "howdy" to America's favorite Main Street

Book a Franklin vacation rental close to downtown and have access to all the city's main attractions. Rooted in old-town Americana, Franklin is great for just pottering around. Franklin's historic Main Street has earned the accolade of "America's favorite Main Street," thanks to its many independent shops and boutiques, music bars, and hip diners. For more mainstream shopping, head to Cool Springs, one of the largest malls in the Southeast. After a busy day, relax with a local craft beer and some live music at one of the town's jumping bars and breweries.

Weather

Franklin, my dear, I don't give a damn (as long as it's sunny!)

Franklin, Tennessee is a delightful vacation destination all year round. However, to see the town as its best, visit during the warmer summer months. The busiest time of year is July and August, when the days are dry and sunny, and temperatures reach highs of 85-90 degrees. If you want the place to yourself, then visit in fall, which still sees a fair bit of sunshine plus a wider choice of Franklin vacation rentals. The temperature starts to drop November through spring, and rain is not uncommon, although it's not a place for snowmen.

Natural features

Beavers and bobcats, Franklin has stacks of wild appeal

Located 20 miles south of Nashville, Franklin is a small and charming rural town in central Tennessee. A 25-minute drive north of the city is Radnor Lake State Park, a vast 1,300-acre nature reserve renowned for its mix of rugged hiking trails and paved pathways, and abundance of indigenous wildlife. Centered around Radnor Lake, there are 6 miles of trails, where you can spot river otter, beaver, bobcats, and white-tailed deer. It's also a popular destination to watch the leaves change color in fall. There's a parking lot, and a visitors' center that's open daily.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Franklin

The nearest airport is in Nashville, TN (BNA-Nashville Intl.), located 18.1 mi (29.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Smyrna, TN (MQY), which is 19.9 mi (32.1 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Franklin, TN?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 1,946 vacation rentals around Franklin. From 1,116 house rentals to 50 cabin rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

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

Whether you're traveling 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:

  • Historic Downtown Franklin: 55 vacation rentals
  • Downtown Nashville: 671 vacation rentals
  • Edgehill: 410 vacation rentals
  • East Nashville: 1,683 vacation rentals
  • Talbot's Corner: 479 vacation rentals

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

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:

  • Nashville Broadway: 2,508 vacation rentals
  • Belmont Mansion: 2,516 vacation rentals
  • Vanderbilt University: 1,849 vacation rentals
  • Music City Center: 2,504 vacation rentals
  • Opryland Hotel Gardens: 1,786 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 1,116 Houses in Franklin. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Franklin include:

  • Cabins: 50 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 735 rentals available
  • Cottages: 50 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Franklin?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 291 vacation rentals with pool available in Franklin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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