We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Share
Review Highlights
Beautiful city

Everyone was so nice. I Love how they have kept the original buildings going with all different... read more

Reviewed today
430joyce
,
Delano Tn
via mobile
Franklin on Foot Tour

We took this tour on a cold Saturday morning. Our guide Margie, was knowledgeable and informative... read more

Reviewed today
Marilyn S
,
Boston, Massachusetts
Read all 1,261 reviews
282
All photos (282)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“main street”(92 reviews)
“small town”(81 reviews)
About
Located just a straight shot south from downtown Nashville, quaint downtown Franklin is the perfect sleepy Southern town. Visitors can easily spend a day browsing antique shops and boutiques and dining at one of its many ecelctic restaurants...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Contact
Columbia Ave, Franklin, TN 37064
Website
+1 615-591-8500
Call
Reviews (1,261)
Filter reviews
1,249 results
Traveller rating
882
296
57
9
5
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
882
296
57
9
5
Show reviews that mention
All reviews main street small town shops and restaurants mellow mushroom parking garage cute shops great shopping walk around historic town a great place to spend spice shop movie theater few hours southern charm spend an afternoon historical sites nashville area
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 1,249 reviews
Reviewed today via mobile

Everyone was so nice. I Love how they have kept the original buildings going with all different shops. Great and Pleasant place to visit.

Thank 430joyce
Reviewed today

We took this tour on a cold Saturday morning. Our guide Margie, was knowledgeable and informative while being personable. The tour was 2 hours in length and a nice way to get to know the town

Thank Marilyn S
Reviewed yesterday

Enjoyed walking around and shopping in the town, which is close to Nashville, but with a true small town feel.

Thank theatregoer2018
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great place to live. Lots of places to tour, eat and walk. Cool shops and great history. A must see for all ages. Bring your maps! And your appetite.

Thank Jet322101
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited and spent the day in Franklin. Great little town with shops and restaurants. Was recommended to us and definitely worth the visit. Had lunch at Meriden breadbasket super popular spot with good homemade food and then we went to visit a plantation house.

Thank NicoleL353
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great change of pace from Nashville, but close enough to the city to get you some fun. Excellence shops all along the main steeet. Friendly faces. Diverse options. Well worth the 20 minute side south from Nashville!

1  Thank ImportR06
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful & quaint little town with charming little houses and wonderful large mansions! The main street area is full of wonderful & unique shops & restaurants. We were surprised at how affordable everything was! The conveniently located parking garage is free... so give yourself...More

Thank Cinda10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were very impressed with this town. The streets were very charming and it was easy to walk around. There are a lot of shops and great restaurants here. We ate at 55 South and loved the food and atmosphere there. I hope folks in...More

Thank travelhound3
Reviewed 1 week ago

The art crawl is the best. Stop by the Parks Real Estate office next to the theater and they are great host for the town. Every time we visit from Alabama we love the walking downtown here (great restaurants also)

Thank jasonmcbride6108
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Downtown Franklin is very quaint and beautiful! The local shops were awesome with unique gifts! This is a must do while in Franklin!

Thank Angela R
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 26 nearby hotels
Best Western Franklin Inn
1,041 reviews
4.14 km away
Quality Inn
119 reviews
4.19 km away
La Quinta Inn & Suites Nashville Franklin
765 reviews
4.60 km away
Americas Best Value Inn Franklin/Spring Hill
88 reviews
4.67 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 412 nearby restaurants
Kilwins Franklin
136 reviews
.52 km away
Merridee's Breadbasket
760 reviews
.53 km away
Red Pony Restaurant
547 reviews
.53 km away
Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant
1,978 reviews
.51 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 104 nearby attractions
Lotz House Museum
2,835 reviews
.28 km away
Carter House
1,181 reviews
.36 km away
Gallery 202
71 reviews
.73 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Joan S
23 June 2018|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from LennyB845 | Reviewed this property |
I think so.
0
Votes
sandy970
27 May 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from sugarray2 | Reviewed this property |
I do not know
0
Votes
sandy970
27 May 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from ElizabethPinkShoes | Reviewed this property |
I can't be sure. When I lived in Brentwood before Memorial Day was a big shopping day and everything was open. I really can't imagine the stores not being open for the most part at least in downtown Franklin. They depend on... More
0
Votes