Browse some of the items that Ruby City Gems & Minerals has available. You might just uncover a nice souvenir for a loved one, or even yourself. If you're intrigued by this attraction and would like to stay nearby, take a look at Rodeway Inn and Sapphire Inn. If you've got some money for a rainy day, go to Whistle Stop Mall to pick up some bargains as well as a few guilty pleasures! You can visit this place everyday, especially if you're based at Colonial Inn Franklin and Carolina Motel.
For those of you who are on a budget, Franklin has a limited number of options. The most popular pick of the bunch is the Relax Inn Franklin.
For more options, try the Half-Mile Farm and the Old Edwards Inn and Spa. They are 20 kilometres and 20 kilometres respectively from the center. If those two don't meet your needs, you can try the Fire Mountain Inn Cabins & Treehouses or the Skyline Lodge and Restaurant.
If you want to go to some nearby localities, try Lake Glenville and Highlands. Head 20 kilometres to the east of Franklin and you'll find Lake Glenville. Alternatively, Highlands is 20 kilometres to the southeast. Lake Glenville hotels and apartments are the Innisfree Bed & Breakfast By-The-Lake and Arrowmont Stables & Cabins. The Highlands Inn Lodge and Main Street Inn are some of the options in Highlands.
Asheville Regional Airport is the most logical airport, and can be found 80 kilometres away from central Franklin. Conveniently located hotels on Wotif include the Hampton Inn and Suites Asheville I-26 and the Fairfield Inn by Marriott Asheville.
Hotels in Franklin start at AU$83 per night. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.