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Franklin on Foot

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Address: 305 Public Sq, Franklin, TN 37064
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09:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Not just walking tours, we now offer bicycle tours and rentals too. The...

Not just walking tours, we now offer bicycle tours and rentals too. The ghost tour is our most popular tour, but visitors also love hearing about the rich past that lies just beneath the surface of Franklin's quaint Victorian charm. Site of "the most famous battle you've never heard of," according to National Geographic, Franklin's Civil War story will amaze and enlighten you on the most divisive time in American history. Just minutes south of Nashville, Franklin is often cited as one of the most beautiful downtowns in the U.S. Our enthusiastic, knowledgeable guides will make your visit to historic Franklin an unforgettable experience. Our tours include the Classic Franklin city tour, Civil War in Franklin, Grave Matters in the Cemetery, and for fans of evening activities, the Haunted Franklin, Ghosts of the Battlefield at the Lotz House and Murder and Mayhem Tours. Bicycle tours and rentals are available from March-November and our Southern Style food tours allow visitors to savor the flavors of Franklin and enjoy history at the same time. Most tours are available daily by advance reservation; some tours have minimums. Just call and see how flexible and accommodating we can be.

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I had some free time in Franklin while my husband attended a workshop so decided to take a Historic Franklin tour. It was a great choice of a way to spend my day. Margie is a... read more

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had some free time in Franklin while my husband attended a workshop so decided to take a Historic Franklin tour. It was a great choice of a way to spend my day. Margie is a great guide. She has a lot of knowledge of the history of the area. I asked several questions and she knew the answers. You... More 

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Iroquois, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We found parking just off the main street and spent a lovely spring day antiquing, shopping and visiting the galleries in historic downtown Franklin .The information center was really helpful and the map they provided was informative.The day could not have been more pleasant.

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Thank Brenda K
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Alicia was an awesome and informative tour guide. Her stories were riveting and often told from the person themselves. My friend and I were covered in goosebumps more than once!!

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Franklin in the sunny afternoon seems light years away from the guady downtown of nearby Nashville. Pretty, friendly people, lovely shops with a real community.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This tour and guide Alicia did not disappoint this local resident! I learned several things I did not know about Franklin. The tour moves at a comfortable pace.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Both of these tours were led by Alicia, she was fantastic! Besides being knowledgeable, she is like a close friend showing you around her hometown. Both tours are interesting and fun! Highly recommend!

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1 Thank Mike M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on haunted Franklin ghost tour with Alecia. She was a fantastic guide , she kept it interesting the entire time. She is a great story teller and really is full of information about the civil war. I would recommend this tour if your going to visit Tennessee. We totally enjoyed it.

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Franklin, Tennessee
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was such a fun tour. Never knew the history of buildings that I've driven by so many times! Loved hearing TRUE stories about downtown Franklin. Our guide was very knowledgeable and engaging. Definitely recommend!!

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Spruce Pine, Alabama
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful day in a old southern downtown with Shoppe and restaurants. Just a great day. A free parking for your vehicle and plenty to see and do within walking distance.

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Salem, Connecticut
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the ghost tour and our guide was Alicia. Highly recommended she was very knowledgeable and the stories were very interesting. Definitely would go again

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