Franklin travel guide

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You're Going to Love Franklin

With a population of 3,845, Franklin is a must-see destination in North Carolina, United States.

When to visit Franklin

Franklin in January
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Franklin in January
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Franklin in July, when the average temperature is 23 °C, and the highest can go up to 30 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as -3 °C, with an average temperature of 3 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in March, when precipitation is around 144 mm. In contrast, October is usually the driest month of the year in Franklin, with an average rainfall of 86 mm.

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How to Get to Franklin


Although Franklin doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Asheville Regional (AVL), which is located 81 km from Franklin.


Amtrak is the most popular train carrier serving Franklin, followed by AccesRail.


Greyhound operates bus routes to Franklin.

Airlines serving Franklin

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British Airways
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Air France
Good (638 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (3,627 reviews)
Qatar Airways
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Air Canada
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Brussels Airlines
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Alaska Airlines
Excellent (3,457 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (223 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (314 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (572 reviews)
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Korean Air
Excellent (448 reviews)
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Japan Airlines
Excellent (653 reviews)
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Where to stay in Franklin

Average rates range from around $303 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $353 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Quality Inn and Hampton Inn Franklin.

Where to stay in popular areas of Franklin

Hiring a car in Franklin

Expect to pay $1.67 per litre in Franklin (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $19.99 and $26.66.