Franklin, North Carolina Travel Information

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Franklin, North Carolina Hotels

Franklin-days Inn
Distance to City: 1.0 mi
1320 East Main Street Franklin, NC  28734
Nestled in the foothills of the Smokies, Days Inn Franklin offers the relaxation and the beauty of mountains, while be...

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$49.00

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Quality Inn Cherokee
Distance to City: 13.0 mi
Us 441 North Bypass Sylva, NC  28719
The Quality Inn hotel is located on the Cherokee Indian Reservation, in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carol...

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$70.00

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Best Western River Escape Inn And Suites
Distance to City: 14.0 mi
248 Wbi Drive Sylva, NC  28725
This Dillsboro, North Carolina hotel encompasses the charm of a small mountain town with all of the amenities and convenience...

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$121.00

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Holiday Inn Express Dillard
Distance to City: 14.0 mi
64 White Oak Lane Dillard, GA  30537
The Holiday Inn Express Dillard Hotel is a quality excellence award winning hotel. We are centrally located to Highlands, NC,...

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$71.00

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Knights Inn Dillard
Distance to City: 14.0 mi
3 Best Inn Way Dillard, GA  30537
Welcome to The Knights Inn of Dillard, GA just off GA Highway 441, nestled in the North Georgia Mountains. The Georgia Mounta...

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$60.00

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Getaways Near Franklin, North Carolina

Cullasaja Gorge Run Motorcycle Ride
Superior road conditions rule on this ride. The views are spectacular, too. Care to drive under a waterfall? Here’s your chance. This route takes you beneath Bridal Veil Falls. Along the way, you’ll d...
Franklin, NC

Franklin Loop Motorcycle Ride
In the first quarter mile, you’ll be spun through a series of wild twists and turns that don’t let up until the ride ends. Taking you from farmland to a small town to the peak of a mountain, and endin...
Bryson City, NC

Just One More Bucket: Gem Mining in the Cowee Valley
A bigger skeptic than I didn’t exist the day I decided to go mining for rubies and sapphires. Oh sure, I’d heard of gem mining in and around Franklin all of my life, but I thought that was for people ...
Franklin, NC

Mountain Waters Scenic Byway
A 61.3-mile paved route through the southern Appalachian Mountains, with whitewater river gorges, hardwood forests, and rural farm country. The Mountain Waters Scenic Byway traverses beautiful mountai...
Highlands, NC

Mountain Waters Scenic Byway: Highlands to the Nantahala River Gorge
A 61-mile paved route that winds through some of the most spectacular country in the Nantahala National Forest, including multiple waterfalls, a roaring whitewater river, and tremendous mountaintop vi...
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Outdoor Recreation Near Franklin, North Carolina

Cullasaja Gorge Run Motorcycle Ride (Distance: 1.5 mi)
Superior road conditions rule on this ride. The views are spectacular, too. Care to drive under a waterfall? Here’s your chance. This route takes you beneath Bridal Veil Falls. Along the way, you’ll d...
Franklin, NC - Scenic Drives - length:56.5 mi
Bartram Trail: Buckeye Creek to Wallace Branch (Distance: 1.7 mi)
After traversing the Chattooga River, Rabun Bald, Scaly Mountain, and the Fishhawk Mountains, this section is bound to be a disappointment. The entire section is a road walk, albeit mostly on secondar...
Franklin, NC - Hiking - length:14.2 mi
Little Tennessee River: NC 28 Bridge at Iotla to US 19 Bridge (Distance: 3.8 mi)
The Little Tennessee first appears to the traveler on US 23/441 south of Franklin as a small creek. One will wonder how such a small stream can grow to a full-size river between here and Iotla. It flo...
Iotla, NC - Whitewater Paddling - length:23 mi
Cullasaja River: CR 1678 Bridge to CR 1668 (Distance: 4.9 mi)
The Cullasaja rises in the Nantahala National Forest and drops over many falls and cascades before slowing down and entering the Little Tennessee. Three of the better-known falls are Bridal Veil, Dry ...
Iotla, NC - Whitewater Paddling - length:5.3 mi
Cowee Valley Loop (Distance: 5.5 mi)
Gem mines and lots of them. That's what you will see on this route. The Cowee Valley is renowned for its precious stones, and the mines are a main tourist attraction. The mine supplies the dirt and a ...
Cowee, NC - Road Biking - length:8 mi
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Golf Courses Near Franklin, North Carolina

Franklin
Franklin Golf Course
Public, 9 holes
3080 yards, par 36
1.1 miles from center of Franklin, North Carolina

Parker Meadows
Willow Creek Golf Club
Public, 9 holes
0 yards, par 0
4.4 miles from center of Franklin, North Carolina

Mill Creek
Mill Creek Country Club
Public, 18 holes
6167 yards, par 72
4.5 miles from center of Franklin, North Carolina

Highlands
Highlands Country Club
Private Equity, 18 holes
6255 yards, par 70
13.0 miles from center of Franklin, North Carolina

Sky Valley
Sky Valley Resort and Country Club
Public, 18 holes
6901 yards, par 71
13.5 miles from center of Franklin, North Carolina

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