Travel the trails of Franklin County through acres of farmland and forests. Trek back to frontier settlements and forts, stopovers along the Underground Railroad, and sites of Civil War raids and invasions. Woven between these stories of America’s history are the verdant, rolling hills and azure skies, old-fashioned ice cream parlors, bakeries with shoo-fly pies and sticky buns; orchards with succulent sweet peaches in July and crisp, juicy apples in October; theatres and inns, meandering trails and streams, ski slopes and golf courses, and charming towns where people still smile, stop, and speak.

Free Star Gazing Party At Conococheague Institute

Free Star Gazing Party At Conococheague Institute

Join Tri-State Astronomers  Saturday, November 13, from 7pm to 10pm, and explore the night sky with CI's gorgeous view. With little light pollution, the stars, constellations and the moon can be seen incredibly clear. The Tri-State Astronomers bring their telescopes...

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History Comes Alive at Fort Loudoun!

History Comes Alive at Fort Loudoun!

On November 13th, visit Fort Loudoun and time travel to 1765 to witness the clash between civilians and soldiers, that happened here, 10 years before the American Revolution. Immerse yourself in history by choosing sides! Do you side with Justice William Smith and his...

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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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Follow The Stitches In Time Barn Quilt Trail

Follow the Stitches in Time Barn Quilt Trail. Enjoy more than 3 dozen barn quilts on barns, outbuildings, homes, and more. To begin exploring, contact the visitors bureau to receive a mailed copy or download the guidebook here.

The 2021-22 Franklin County Visitors Guide Is Here!

In Franklin County, you are never far from a mountain view! The new Franklin County Visitors Guide is here. Pick one up at the Franklin County 11/30 Visitors Center or call toll-free 866.646.8060 for a mailed copy.

Franklin County 11/30 Visitors Center Opens New Exhibit

The 2021-22 edition of Franklin Fresh Food & Dining Guide is ready for you to read! Check out stories of farmers markets, honey, tips on growing your own, local dining, recipes and much more. 



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.


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