Ordinarily, Franklin County Visitors Bureau would encourage you to explore to your heart’s content, but this is not an ordinary time. For now, we will share old photos, beautiful vistas, local lore and bits of history plus fun activities for folks of all ages. You can find new things daily on ExploreFranklinCountyPA.com and Facebook.com/FCVBen. Please be safe and enjoy Franklin County virtually.

Due to the health impacts of COVID-19 we will be closed to the public until April 30. See resources & information here.

During these uncertain times the Franklin County Visitors Bureau wishes to provide you with resources that our county, community partners and local businesses are offering to the public. Please check back regularly for additions and updates.

Fort Fun

By tradition, forts are places of safety and sanctuary. Some are found in medieval times and some in frontier times. Even a space station could be a galactic fort. Best of all, you can build your own fort in your bedroom, living room, or family room! Get creative. Use...

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Forts of Franklin County

Franklin County was the site of private forts like Chambers Fort and Fort McCord as well as provincial forts like Fort Loudoun. The settlements sprang up on the Franklin County frontier from 1730 to 1755 on land that was traditionally used by Native tribes for hunting...

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The Underground Railroad was an important part of our nation’s history, and Franklin County was a key stop in the quest for freedom.


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Governor Wolf Economic Injury Disasater Loans For Small Businesses

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania provides information for small business seeking injury disaster loans.

Chambersburg Borough Takes Additional Actions During COVID-19 Crisis

Organized by the Borough of Chambersburg, as of Tuesday, March 24, ten Chambersburg Area Churches have stepped forward to offer food supplies to any families that might become homebound because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 Working Capital Guidelines

The COVID-19 Working Capital Access (CWCA) Program, administered by the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA), provides critical working capital financing to small businesses located within the Commonwealth that are adversely impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak.



DO Shopping. Festivals, Hiking, Crafts, Farmer’s Markets, Golf, History….we could go on, but it’s just best if you come see for yourself.


DINE Franklin County has it all. Home cooking, fine dining, neighborhood cafes, trusted brands…we’ll just say it’s all good and keeps ’em coming back.


STAY When it’s time to rest, Franklin County has you covered. Try a Bed & Breakfast, Historic Inn,  quaint hotel, or a renovated warehouse.


We are. Come join us!


Check out all of our upcoming 2020 getaways.


Maps, tips, and places to write your notes.


Our Partners

We travel in good company, as you can see!