8 days in Franklin Itinerary

8 days in Franklin Itinerary

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— 7 nights


Franklin is a town in Franklin Township, Macon County, North Carolina, United States, within the Nantahala National Forest. Venture out of the city with trips to Mercier Orchards (in Blue Ridge), Meeks Park (in Blairsville) and Anna Ruby Falls (in Helen). Next up on the itinerary: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, examine the collection at Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Cades Cove, and take some stellar pictures from Wayah Bald Lookout Tower.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Franklin day trip planning tool.

June in Franklin sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Franklin

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Maggie Valley, Highlands, Cherokee, Mercier Orchards
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River Rafting & Tubing
Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove
Clingmans Dome ©
Clingmans Dome