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Discover and Explore with a Bus Charter in Franklin, Tennessee

Carnton Mansion in Franklin, Tennessee

Franklin is the county seat of Williamson County, Tennessee. It is home to around 69,000 people, making it the 7th largest city in the state. The city is also home to many interesting sites and attractions. So why not explore the city with a bus charter in Franklin, Tennessee?

Arts & Culture

The city has a vibrant arts and culture scene with many museums, galleries, performance venues, and even annual events for you to choose from.

You can go to Gallery 202, a fine art gallery that is housed in a 19th-century home that once served as a civil war hospital. This gallery showcases excellent artworks by various fine Southern artists. Then there's David Arms Gallery, which displays the wonderful works of artist David Arms. Other than artworks, there are books, knick-knacks, and other stuff. There's also the Franklin Glassblowing Studio, where you can find unique blown glass items, even while they are blown by the glass artist.

Meanwhile, a good venue for music, live theater, and movies is Franklin Theater. There's also Boiler Room Theatre and Pull-Tight Players Theatre, where you can catch good plays and other productions.

You might also want to catch Music City Roots: Live from the Factory, which is a weekly showcase for the finest roots musicians. As for annual events, you may want to plan your trip in time for:

  • Main Street Festival, which features more than 200 artisans, two carnivals, two food courts, and four stages to the Historic Franklin Square and Downtown District.
  • Pumpkinfest, which features Halloween-themed activities every Saturday before Halloween.
  • Wine Down Main Street, which is a unique wine-tasting event on the first Friday of November.
  • Dickens of a Christmas, which is celebrated every second week of December with more than 250 costumed volunteers masquerading as figures from the famous Charles Dickens' classic "A Christmas Carol."

Other events include Arbor Day, Franklin Kids Arts Festival of Tennessee, and Barktoberfest, among others.

Historical Sites & Landmarks

Get on a bus charter in Franklin, Tennessee and learn more about the city's past. You can start by touring historic districts, such as the Adams Street Historic District, which has 37 contributing buildings that showcase lovely architectural styles, like Victorian and American Craftsman. There's also the Franklin Historic District, where you can admire the historic commercial and residential architecture in the area. You can also check out Glass Mounds Discontiguous Archeological District, Hincheyville Historic District, Lewisburg Avenue Historic District, and Natchez Street Historic District. All are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The national register also includes historic houses (like the Samuel F. Glass House, Henry P. Gray House, William Boyd House, and William S. Campbell House, among others); historic farms (like Boyd-Wilson Farm and Harlinsdale Farm); historic cemeteries (Toussaint L'Overture County Cemetery, Rest Haven Cemetery, and Franklin City Cemetery); and historic churches (Trinity United Methodist Church, and St. Paul's Episcopal Church).

Other very interesting sites on the register include Old Town Archeological Site, where you can see remnants of a Native American village and mound complex of the Mississippian culture. Another is Coats-Himes Archaeological Site, which contains direct evidence of mastodon hunting by the Paleoindians during the late Pleistocene period.

Also on the register are the Franklin Battlefield, Dortch Stove Works, Old Town Bridge, and Knights of Pythias Pavilion, among many other historic sites.

Shopping & Dining

Head to Downtown Franklin, where you can find many specialty shops and stores as well as many restaurants and dining choices. You can check out places like CJ's Off the Square, GRAY's on Main, Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant, Tin Cottage, Arbor Antiques Mall, Avec Moi, Bagbey House, Bathos, Baya Designs, City Farmhouse, Finnleys Good Findings, Heart and Hands, and Inspirations on Main.

Parks & Other Outdoor Venues

The city has over 700 acres' worth of parklands divided into parks with walking and fitness trails, picnic areas, playgrounds, sports fields, fishing areas, and other amenities. These parks include Fieldstone Park, Liberty Park, Del Rio Park, Aspen Grove Park, Fort Granger, Pinkerton Park, Winstead Hill, and The Park at Harlinsdale Farm.

You can also go kayaking, ride on a hot air balloon, go boating, zipline, and do other outdoor recreation activities in the city.

Golf & Other Sports

Tee off at The Little Course at Conner Lane, Forest Crossing Golf Course, or Spencer Creek Golf Club.

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