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Franklin on Foot

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Address: 305 Public Sq, Franklin, TN 37064
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+1 615-400-3808
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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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Historic Tour

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.

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nashgirl1997
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday 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 2 days 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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1 Thank Nashgirl1997
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 5 days ago NEW

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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1 Thank Joyce P
Franklin, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW 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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1 Thank Debbie E
Spruce Pine, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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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Thank RSHA9268
Salem, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week 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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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did a walking tour focused on the history of Franklin. Margie is very knowledgeable and an excellent story teller that made the history come alive. I highly recommend this tour to any history buff or anyone just wanting to learn more about the Franklin area.

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1 Thank Dave W
Nashville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A lot of fun!!! It was a neat way to see the history of downtown Franklin. Our tour guide was so fun & interactive!

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very much enjoyed our walking tour with Margie. Very informative and learned much about the history of Franklin. The female confederate spy story was especially fascinating! Highly recommend Franklin on Foot!

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