Welcome to Franklin
Located just 21 miles out of Nashville, Franklin is known for its vibrant music scene, lively festivals, and historic main street. It is the seventh largest city in Tennessee with a population of nearly 70,000 people. Franklin is home to a handful of prestigious universities, several large corporations, and some prominent entertainment venues. Downtown Franklin is a 16-block district filled with antique shops, fashion boutiques, art galleries, historic homes, performance venues, and award-winning restaurants. Here are the best things to do in Franklin, TN. Be sure to call the attractions and restaurants ahead of your visit to confirm current opening times.