Incorporated in 1855
Franklin is famous for its Scottish heritage, Cherokee Heritage, and Gem Mining, especially Rubies
One of the favorite destinations for tourists is the Tartan Museum
Franklin Area Chamber of Commerce
Highlands Chamber of Commerce
Helen, Georgia Helen - White County Convention & Visitors Bureau
NC Wildlife Resource Commission
Blue Ridge - Smoky Mountain Highlander Guide to the Mountains
North Carolina's Smoky Mountains, Blue Ridge National Heritage Area
Southern Highroads Trail - Home
Fun Factory in the Smokies - Crank Up Your Fun! Games, indoor miniature golf, a bowling alley, go carts, and several restaurants.
Great Smoky Mountains Railroad Amazing scenic rides through the mountains
Mason Mountain Mine Go Mining for Rubies, Rhodolite, and other precious gems! This site is not seeded. It is a great day of fun for the family, and you you never know what you'll find.
Nantahala Gorge Canopy Tours
Nantahala River Rafting Nantahala Rafting Nantahala Whitewater Rafting
Chattooga River Rafting, Whitewater Adventures With Southeastern Expeditions,Chattooga Rafting at its Best!
North Carolina Rafting, Tubing, Family Rafting - Tuckaseegee River Dillsboro River Company
Primitive Outback, Inc. Kayaking & Gem Mining
Ruby City Gems and Museum The largest Gem, Mineral, and Jewelry store in North Carolina, plus the machines and tools you need to transform rocks into jewelry.
They also have a unique museum--with everything from giant Brazilian amethyst geodes to fossilized dinosaur scat to an authentic shrunken head from a Pacific Island.
Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts Music and Other Performing Arts in Franklin
White Water Rafting Trips
Smoky Mountain Bicycles
Boiler Room Steak House Restaurant - Delicious Food, Family Friendly Atmosphere
Cajun Connection - Seafood Specialties
Fat Buddies Ribs and Barbecue
The Franklin Press One of our local newspapers
The Macon County News
Gas Prices in Franklin North Carolina
Ingles Markets Weekly Ad Pages
Weekly Ad - BI-LO
Nantahala Meats - Taste of the Smokies
Business and Party Supplies
Spring Valley Nursery - Highlands Road - Macon County - Franklin, NC
Asheville Historic Trolley (White Trolley Line)
Biltmore Estate America 's Largest Home and More!
Gray Line Trolley - Asheville Trolley Tours
The Foxfire Project Dedicated to preserving Appalachian Heritage
Bryant Grant Funeral Home
Macon Funeral Home
Macon County Schools
Rabun Gap - Nacoochee School
Southwestern Community College
Trimont Christian Academy
Western Carolina University
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