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Franklin on Foot

Franklin, TN 37064-2580
+1 615-400-3808
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Ghost tour

We had such a great time on the ghost tour. As a 35 year resident of Frankljn, we had never done... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
tkay1202
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Franklin, Tennessee
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A great learning curve!

We spent a brilliant morning with Margie on her ‘Franklin on Foot’ walking tour. Coming fro the UK... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
lyndahyman
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London, United Kingdom
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Just minutes south of Nashville, Franklin is often cited as one of the most beautiful downtowns in the U.S. Site of "the most famous battle you've never heard of," according to National Geographic, Franklin's Civil War story will amaze and enlighten you on the most divisive time in American history. Our enthusiastic, knowledgeable guides will make your visit an unforgettable experience. Our tours include the Classic Franklin, Civil War in Franklin, Grave Matters in the Cemetery, and for fans of evening activities, the Haunted Franklin, Ghosts of the Battlefield at the Lotz House and Murder and Mayhem Tours. Our Southern Style food tours allow visitors to savor the flavors of the South and learn history at the same time. Most tours are available Monday through Saturday by advance reservation; some tours have minimums. Just call and see how flexible and accommodating we can be.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Franklin, TN 37064-2580
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We had such a great time on the ghost tour. As a 35 year resident of Frankljn, we had never done this. So glad we did. Alicia Marshall was a fabulous tour guide. She was very informative and knowledgeable. We had a group of eight...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

We spent a brilliant morning with Margie on her ‘Franklin on Foot’ walking tour. Coming fro the UK we have not clear understanding of the Civil war but Margie talked us through and answered all our questions efficiently and effectively. We learned so much in...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

My mother and I went on a ghost tour on June 4, 2018. Alicia couldn't have been better! The weather was also amazing. She explained everything thoroughly, asked questions, answered everything she could and showed photos throughout the tour. My mother runs a ghost tour...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

This was a fantastic tour!! Our guide Margie had a vast knowledge of historical happenings and personal accounts of ghost sightings. She is also a great storyteller. When our tour was over we left wanting to do her other tours. This was by far one...More

Thank Rhonda V
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

I was hesitant to participate, cause I didn't want to be scared, but the guide Alisha was incredibly informative and personable. She had everyone on the tour engaged. She was not scripted! I loved how she was able to make history come alive in her...More

Thank Amy S
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

This is a great little town with lots of shops, restaurants and fun things to see. There is free parking. Movie theater, just a typical old town that has been kept up nicely. There is lots to see but not too much that you will...More

Thank JenniferSenior
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Reviewed 25 May 2018

It was a mild spring evening. Beginning just at sundown, we toured old Franklin and heard captivating stories of supernatural history from our tour hostess, Alisha. We will certainly do this tour again in the future!

Thank Carol M
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Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

So fun! Learned a lot, was totally creeped out and our guide was kind and super knowledgeable! Will be doing another franklin on foot soon!

Thank Katie H
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

My husband and I have been such repeat fans of Franklin on Foot that we have taken every tour offered by the company over the past several years. As we were still in love with the Franklin area but felt we had pretty much mined...More

Thank Carrie R
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

We recently went on two walks with Franklin on Foot. First, we met at the Lotz House. This consisted of a tour of the home with historical facts about not only the home and the family but also the Battle of Franklin. Margy was our...More

Thank Tracy A
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pedinurse
18 January 2018|
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Response from FranklinOnFoot | Property representative |
Our Widow of the South tour includes tickets to the 3 houses that you then tour on your own. Each site offers its own tours. You save quite a bit doing it this way.
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Anthony B
21 March 2017|
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Response from tvlfam4 |
Absolutely. We welcome dogs on all our tours. We do briefly go inside a couple places on some daytime tours, however. One is a church that doesn't allow dogs. Which tour were you considering?
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wegocancun
11 September 2016|
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Response from franklin2016563 | Reviewed this property |
Most tours are 90 minutes. Food tour is longer. Cost for most is $20 per adult, less for teens and kids. Not a lot of walking. They stick to downtown historic area, stopping at several spots to tell you about the history.
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