Fun In The Mountains!
Franklin and our surrounding area offers many opportunites to enjoy the natural beauty of our mountains. From hiking trails, waterfalls, gem mining, camping to museums and historic sites there is something for everyone to enjoy!
Our rich mountain and cultural heritage is celebrated throughout the year with fun filled festivals. One very popular festival is Airing of the Quilts which is held each spring the Saturday before Mother's Day. These colorful quilts line the streets in and around the sqaure in downtown Franklin.
Family fun is abundant with the Little Tennessee River running through the heart of Franklin. The Tuckasegee River offering "Mom Approved" rafting and the Nantahala River-famous for white water rafting- are just short drives away!
Located in Franklin, NC and part of the western North Carolina mountains, the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts focuses mainly on family entertainment. It is a place to come and enjoy a good time with all that Franklin, NC has to offer. The center nurtures the development, understanding, and appreciation of the arts throughout the community and the region. The Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts is destined to become one of the premiere venues for world-class performances and showcases artists in Western North Carolina and the surrounding areas.
Pickin' On The Square!
Pickin' on the Square is just another one of Franklin's simple pleasures. Fun, free, weekly entertainment on just about every Saturday night throughout the summer.
As you can see, living in Franklin has a tremendous amount to offer people of all ages! Whether you are looking for a scenic drive, a horseback ride, mountain biking or golfing, one does not have to look far to find something of interest!
For more complete area activites please visit either of these great sites!!