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Franklin Street

Chapel Hill, NC
+1 919-967-9440
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A Must See in Chapel HIll

I first visited Franklin Street in Chapel Hill in 1987 as I was deciding if I wanted to relocate to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Apex, North Carolina
Nice ride

Was nice to ride around this area. Folks are super nice and its just a neat area. Parking is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sterling, Virginia
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  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Chapel Hill, NC
+1 919-967-9440
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I first visited Franklin Street in Chapel Hill in 1987 as I was deciding if I wanted to relocate to the area. Twenty-eight years later I sill talk about how the atmosphere in Chapel Hill was one of the reasons I moved. And, Franklin Street...More

Thank elandja
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was nice to ride around this area. Folks are super nice and its just a neat area. Parking is a PAIN! Not fun but nice to see.

Thank stm1258
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Park off the street for a 1 an hour and take a walk to buy gear, grab a bite or head over to UNC visitor center for a tour. You can even visit the Old Well for a good luck drink. It's worth the trip.

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Franklin Street is definitely a must see when in Chapel Hill. The street is lined with a multitude of restaurants and shops on both sides. A very interesting tourist attraction with lots of hustle & bustle. Hungry travelers should have no problem finding a good...More

Thank TravelingAngelaDawn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Franklin Street is very charming! Love spending the afternoon visiting the shops and stopping for lunch and one of the many restaurant choices. There are plenty of little coffee shops and bars as well. It is really worth a visit if you are in the...More

Thank LeslieFoodie
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We came to Chapel Hill for the day and ended up walking around Franklin Street and had a great day. This place is adorable and filled with cute shops, restaurants, bars and coffee places. On a nice day, a great place to walk around!

Thank wannatravelnow
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Franklin Street is a must if visiting Chapel Hill. Tons of great shops, places to eat or grab a drink or a coffee. You can easily walk the entire street from one end to the other but if need be there is parking along the...More

Thank Scarlettsville
Reviewed 11 October 2017

When I went to school here, Franklin Street was my lifeline. It's where I would go to eat, shop, get haircuts, browse music, run into friends, etc. Now when I return, it's a place to reconnect with my college past. I love the variety of...More

Thank kurokitty
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

In town visiting for the week. Had a nice time walking around visiting the local shops. Nice area to visit.

Thank kimberlymae1007
Reviewed 3 October 2017

My husband & recently saw a movie in this theater & it brought back old times. It is a more fun theater than the large crazy hectic ones--more laid back & relaxing. Staff was very personable and best of all the price is great! Try...More

Thank Patricia S
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