• The National Trust for Historic Preservation awarded Franklin the prestigious title of Distinctive Destination for offering an authentic experience by combining a dynamic downtown, cultural diversity, attractive architecture and a commitment to historic preservation. Not too shabby!

• We love our festivals, no matter what the season. We have the Main Street Festival in spring; Fourth of July in summer; PumpkinFest and the Veterans’ Day Parade in fall and Dickens of a Christmas in winter.

• We’re just 17 miles south of Nashville, which means you have easy access to one of the most vibrant music and restaurant cities in the country.

• History buffs will enjoy exploring the Lotz House, The Carter House and Canton Plantation, where you can learn all about the Civil War’s Battle of Franklin.

• If you enjoy being outdoors, Franklin has plenty of green spaces. From the Marcella Vivrette Smith Park to Alexander Trail, you’ll find lots of great options for hiking, biking and running.

• We’ve been named the best suburb in Tennessee by Business Insider and one of the Best Main Streets in the U.S. by USA Today. We were also listed as one of the 10 cutest small towns in the south by

We love animals! Franklin is the home of Mars Petcare U.S., and you’ll find lots of dog parks, pet-friendly restaurants and bars here.