The iconic Main Street that runs through the heart of Franklin, Tennessee

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Franklin, Tennessee is home to modern amenities and rich history, mixed with a healthy dose of Southern charm. With a Great American Main Street that runs through the heart fo a 16-block historic downtown, Franklin offers a getaway from the expected. It is a place you'll find transformative music experiences at world-class festivals and intimate writers rounds, world-class art next to restaurants where you eat BBQ on a paper plate, local distilleries that have transformed Tennessee whiskey, and a world of colorful memories that are not soon forgotten.

From our scenic countryside and unobstructed views along the Natchez Trace Parkway to our vibrant Main Street and unique villages abound, you'll find the perfect backdrop to make your own discoveries and experience personal connections in Franklin, Tennessee that can't be found on any itinerary.

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The historic Franklin Theatre on Main Street in Franklin, Tennessee
Since 1937, the legendary Franklin Theatre has been the heart of Main Street in historic Franklin, Tennessee.
Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival in Franklin, Tennessee
The Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival takes place in Franklin, Tennessee and celebrates the music, culture, and best food in the area.
Live music in the Village of Leiper's Fork, Tennessee.
Lose the suit and show up in boots to the Village of Leiper's Fork.
Site of the Battle of Franklin, Carnton Plantation in Franklin, Tennessee
Carnton Plantation still stands as a memorial to the 1864 Battle of Franklin. This majestic antebellum home became a field hospital during the battle and is home to the largest privately owned Confederate cemetery in the nation.
Acclaimed roots and Americana variety show, Music City Roots, is broadcast nationally live from Franklin, Tennessee.
Founded by Kix Brooks, Arrington Vineyards is located minutes outside Franklin  among the beautiful hills of Arrington, Tennessee.
Founded by Kix Brooks, Arrington Vineyards is located minutes outside Franklin among the beautiful hills of Arrington, Tennessee.
The heart of Franklin is designated a Great American Main Street and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places
There’s a reason the heart of this storybook town has been designated a Great American Main Street and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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