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Franklin, Nantahala

Franklin is the perfect place to stop for a refresher after hitting the nearby trails. Meander through the museums and shops lining it’s all-American downtown, catch a performance at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts, walk along the scenic Little Tennessee River Greenway or stop in Lazy Hiker Brewery for a sip. The gem capital of the mountains, kids and parents can search for semi-precious stones in one of the several gem mines.

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Hydr828

Intravenous (IV) hydration is a safe and fast way to provide your body with the…

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Mainspring Conservation Trust, Inc

Mainspring Conservation Trust is a non-profit organization that aims to conserve the waters, forests, farms…

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Highlands Road Gem Mine/The Gemstone Gallery

We specialize in fine jewelry and large variety of Gemstones. Mineral specimens, Gem and wood…

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ATbnb

A perfect blend of modern and rustic, ATbnb is a cozy house situated on a…

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SenAmore Vineyard & Farms

SenAmore Vineyard and Winery, home of Slanted Window Wines, is located in Tellico. We produce…

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Uptown Gallery

The Macon County Art Association’s Uptown Gallery is on Main Street in Franklin, and is…

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Tiny Life Homes

Check out our website or stop by our retail center to discover why owning a…

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The Scottish Tartans Museum & Heritage Center, Inc.

The Scottish Tartans Museum contains the official registry of all publicly known Tartans. A non…

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Bent Willow Baking Co

Here at Bent Willow we specialize in offering fresh roasted espresso, handcrafted batches of slow…

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Franklin Chamber of Commerce

A full-service Chamber of Commerce/Visitor Center serving the Franklin and Nantahala Areas of Macon County.

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Smoky Mountain Host Visitor’s Center

While you’re in the area, visit the Smoky Mountain Host Visitor’s Center, located on US…

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Slanted Window Tasting Station

Come visit the Slanted Window Tasting Station offering a unique tasting experience, featuring locally grown…

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Southern Belles Glamping

Welcome to Southern Belles Glampground Welcome to Southern Belles Glampground, an exclusive retreat for adults…

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Franklin Gem and Mineral Museum

The Franklin Gem and Mineral Museum is located downtown in the historic 1850’s jail. There…

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Gemstone Village

  Gemstone Village: A 55+ Active Adult Community in Franklin NC Are you looking for…

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Log Cabin Retreat

Experience the beauty and tranquility of the mountains and creek from this charming log home….

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Macon County Historical Museum

The Macon County Historical Museum celebrates the heritage of Macon County and the Southern Appalachian…

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Old Cardinal Gem Mine

Experience the fun and adventure of mining for gems here at Old Cardinal Gem Mine…

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Highlands Road Gem Mine/The Gemstone Gallery

Come and enjoy our beautiful Smoky Mountain vistas as you gem mine by the Cullasaja…

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Rathskeller Coffee Bar and Pub

A cozy hangout, off the beaten path but worth the visit. Surrounded by historical paraphernalia…

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Mountain Rock Wealth MGMT.

Michael’s mission is to help retirees and near-retirees with the difficult task of turning their…

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Yonder Community Market

“A True Hidden Gem!” Yonder is Franklin’s only locally sourced, Real Foods Grocer! Locally owned…

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Whistle Stop Depot RV Park

One of the most well-known landmarks in Western North Carolina, the Whistle Stop Mall is…

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Whistle Stop Depot

Antique mall and specialty shops including furniture, country accessories, clothing, jewelry, crafts and food.

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Whistle Stop Depot RV Park

Beautiful mountain views, wi-fi, power, water, sewer. Call or email.

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Taste of Scotland and Celtic Festival

23rd Taste of Scotland & Celtic Festival – FATHER’s DAY WEEKEND – Historic Franklin -…

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Sunset Ridge Motorcoach Resort

Your RV is your home away from home, which is why you shouldn’t have to…

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Sunset Restaurant

Franklin’s oldest eating establishment – family owned since 1955. Enjoy your old fashioned favorites and…

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St. John’s Cartoogechaye Episcopal Church

St. John’s Episcopal Cartoogechaye is a vibrant church family balancing worship, study, fellowship and service….

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Stay Out Yonder

2 Bedroom Mid-Century style Bungalow conveniently located right in town! Dogs Welcome – fenced in…

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Skyvue Ranch Alpacas

Alpacas, llama sales. Animals, visitors, store, yarn, roving, felt, fleece, scarves, quilts, crafts, books, eggs.

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Siam Thai Cuisine

Do you want to grab some authentic Thai – Bangkok Style cuisine? Then this is…

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Sheffield Gem Mine

Buckets are already dug onsite filled for you. Select your own LUCKY buckets – you…

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Sakura Japanese Restaurant

Japanese steak house & sushi bar. Including patio seating, full bar and hibachi grill. Japanese,…

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Ruby City Gems & Minerals

Ruby City Gems and Minerals located in downtown Franklin, NC offers custom gem cutting and…

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Rose Creek Mine

Good, Clean Dirty Fun! Located in Franklin, NC, Rose Creek Mine is where you come…

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Rose Room Spa

Come into “Rose Room Spa” owned and operated by a fantastic mother/daughter team. Some of…

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Rose Creek Campground & Cabins

Nestled in a serene valley surrounded by mountains, we offer full hookup shaded RVsites, air…

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RE/MAX Elite Realty

RE/MAX Elite RealtyLet us help you find your dream home in the mountains! Outstanding Agents,…

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Primitive Outback Kayaking & Gem Mining

Fun for all ages! Gem Mine rain or shine in our Covered Outdoor Gem Flume…

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Primitive Outback Kayaking & Gem Mining

Come and enjoy nature at its best. We offer leisurely self guided kayak trips down…

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Pines RV Park and Cabins

4 miles west of Franklin of Rt. 64 – 66 Sites, 53 30 AMP Full…

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Pines RV Park and Cabins

CABINS & CAMPGROUND: 4 miles west of Franklin of Rt. 64 – 66 Sites, 53…

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Old Corundum Millsite Campground

Old Corundum Millsite Campground is a beautiful RV Park and Campground located on the Cullasaja…

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Nestfeathers

Visit a quaint old building with three floors of wonderful antiques and wonderful prices.

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Mi Mountain Campground

Mi Mountain Campground in Franklin, NC is a family oriented campground, with Full Hook-ups, Large…

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Mason’s Ruby and Sapphire Mine

The Mason Ruby and Sapphire Mine is Macon County’s Only True “Dig Your Own” Mine…

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Lazy Hiker Brewing Company

“Production craft brewery with tap room, food truck, outdoor patio, and w-fi. Kid and pet…

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Las Margaritas

Authentic Mexican Restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating. Adult beverages served as well as kids…

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Keller Williams-Sheila Myers

In our experience, a house is not a dream home because of its size or…

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Jeff Johnson Timber Frames Inc.

“We put wood together with wood.” – Jeff Johnson We are a small, owner-operated timber…

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Jack the Dipper – Franklin

Home of the Warm Waffle Cone! A Family-Favorite Ice Cream Store next to the Smoky…

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Gold City Gem Mine

Home of the 1061ct Sapphire! Appraised at $40,000!  Featured in……. People Weekly Disney Adventures Rock…

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Gazebo Creekside Cafe

Gazebo Creekside cafe is where the locals eat. Enjoy outdoor dining. Enjoy good food and…

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Franklin Terrace B&B

The Franklin Terrace, built as a school in 1887, is listed in The National Register…

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Friends of the Greenway-TN River Frog Quarters

Friends of the Greenway is a 501c(3) member organization formed to supplement and support efforts…

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Friends of the Macon County Public Library Bookstore

The Friends of the Macon County Public Library Bookstore is located in the Shops at…

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Franklin RV Park and Campground

20/30/50 AMP, full-hooks, streams, bath house, shaded sites, cable TV, Internet access, no tents.

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Fat Buddies Ribs and BBQ of Franklin

Fat Buddies Restaurants offer the best family atmosphere and excellent BBQ favorites and specialty dishes….

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Duke Energy

Electric utility. To start or stop service, report an outage, or resolve a billing issue,…

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Downtown RV Park

Park and Walk to Everything! 10 spacious, wooded, full hook-up sites in the Heart of…

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Cowee School Arts & Heritage Center

Built in 1943 on the site of a Civilian Conservation Corps camp, the Cowee School…

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Cullasaja River RV Park

Cullasaja River RV Park offers 90 Full hook-up sites along the beautiful Cullasaja River just…

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Colonial Inn Franklin

The Colonial of Franklin is located just 2 miles south of downtown on four acres…

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Buckwood Log Lodge

Cullasaja Gorge area, land of waterfalls, secluded mountain creek view. Relax, have fun, make memories.

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Big Bear Cabin Rentals

Big Bear Log Cabins are located on a quiet mountainside in Franklin, North Carolina. They…

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Asian King Buffet Sushi Bar & Chineses Cuisine

The Asian King Chinese & Sushi Buffet is located in the new Walmart plaza just…

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Artisan Gemstone & Mineral Gallery

Artisan Jewelers Genstone & Mineral Gallery is the largest gem and rock shop in North…

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Andy’s Trout Farm

Nestled on 325 beautiful acres at the foot of the Appalachian Mountains, Andy’s offers it’s…

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Appalachian Growers

From the Soil to You, Appalachian Growers provides trusted and quality hemp products that are…

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Appalachian Growers

From the Soil to You, Appalachian Growers provides trusted and quality hemp products that are…

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Andy’s Trout Farm

​Where your one-of-a-kind getaway awaits! ​ Nestled on 325 beautiful acres at the foot of…

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Andy’s Trout Farm

Nestled on 325 beautiful acres at the foot of the Appalachian Mountains, Andy’s offers it’s…

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A Sapphire Inn

Downtown Franklin, walk to restaurants, shops, and breweries, micro-fridge, pet friendly. We also have special…

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Smokestack Cafe & Catering

Welcome to Smoke Stack Cafe and Catering, where we bring the sizzle and excitement to…

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A Stitch in Time

Welcome Whether you’re eager to create an heirloom for generations to come or to fashion…

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SenAmore Vineyard & Farms

SenAmore Vineyard and Winery, home of Slanted Window Wines, is located in Tellico. We produce…

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Skyvue Ranch Alpacas

Alpacas, llama sales. Animals, visitors, store, yarn, roving, felt, fleece, scarves, quilts, crafts, books, eggs.

Read More

Appalachian Growers

From the Soil to You, Appalachian Growers provides trusted and quality hemp products that are…

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Whistle Stop Depot RV Park

One of the most well-known landmarks in Western North Carolina, the Whistle Stop Mall is…

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Whistle Stop Depot

Antique mall and specialty shops including furniture, country accessories, clothing, jewelry, crafts and food.

Read More

Nestfeathers

Visit a quaint old building with three floors of wonderful antiques and wonderful prices.

Read More

Franklin Terrace B&B

The Franklin Terrace, built as a school in 1887, is listed in The National Register…

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Slanted Window Tasting Station

Come visit the Slanted Window Tasting Station offering a unique tasting experience, featuring locally grown…

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Lazy Hiker Brewing Company

“Production craft brewery with tap room, food truck, outdoor patio, and w-fi. Kid and pet…

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ATbnb

A perfect blend of modern and rustic, ATbnb is a cozy house situated on a…

Read More

Log Cabin Retreat

Experience the beauty and tranquility of the mountains and creek from this charming log home….

Read More

Pines RV Park and Cabins

CABINS & CAMPGROUND: 4 miles west of Franklin of Rt. 64 – 66 Sites, 53…

Read More

Buckwood Log Lodge

Cullasaja Gorge area, land of waterfalls, secluded mountain creek view. Relax, have fun, make memories.

Read More

Big Bear Cabin Rentals

Big Bear Log Cabins are located on a quiet mountainside in Franklin, North Carolina. They…

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Andy’s Trout Farm

​Where your one-of-a-kind getaway awaits! ​ Nestled on 325 beautiful acres at the foot of…

Read More

Southern Belles Glamping

Welcome to Southern Belles Glampground Welcome to Southern Belles Glampground, an exclusive retreat for adults…

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Whistle Stop Depot RV Park

Beautiful mountain views, wi-fi, power, water, sewer. Call or email.

Read More

Rose Creek Campground & Cabins

Nestled in a serene valley surrounded by mountains, we offer full hookup shaded RVsites, air…

Read More

Pines RV Park and Cabins

4 miles west of Franklin of Rt. 64 – 66 Sites, 53 30 AMP Full…

Read More

Old Corundum Millsite Campground

Old Corundum Millsite Campground is a beautiful RV Park and Campground located on the Cullasaja…

Read More

Mi Mountain Campground

Mi Mountain Campground in Franklin, NC is a family oriented campground, with Full Hook-ups, Large…

Read More

Franklin RV Park and Campground

20/30/50 AMP, full-hooks, streams, bath house, shaded sites, cable TV, Internet access, no tents.

Read More

Downtown RV Park

Park and Walk to Everything! 10 spacious, wooded, full hook-up sites in the Heart of…

Read More

Cullasaja River RV Park

Cullasaja River RV Park offers 90 Full hook-up sites along the beautiful Cullasaja River just…

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The Scottish Tartans Museum & Heritage Center, Inc.

The Scottish Tartans Museum contains the official registry of all publicly known Tartans. A non…

Read More

Franklin Gem and Mineral Museum

The Franklin Gem and Mineral Museum is located downtown in the historic 1850’s jail. There…

Read More

Taste of Scotland and Celtic Festival

23rd Taste of Scotland & Celtic Festival – FATHER’s DAY WEEKEND – Historic Franklin -…

Read More

Cowee School Arts & Heritage Center

Built in 1943 on the site of a Civilian Conservation Corps camp, the Cowee School…

Read More

Bent Willow Baking Co

Here at Bent Willow we specialize in offering fresh roasted espresso, handcrafted batches of slow…

Read More

Sunset Restaurant

Franklin’s oldest eating establishment – family owned since 1955. Enjoy your old fashioned favorites and…

Read More

Siam Thai Cuisine

Do you want to grab some authentic Thai – Bangkok Style cuisine? Then this is…

Read More

Sakura Japanese Restaurant

Japanese steak house & sushi bar. Including patio seating, full bar and hibachi grill. Japanese,…

Read More

Las Margaritas

Authentic Mexican Restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating. Adult beverages served as well as kids…

Read More

Jack the Dipper – Franklin

Home of the Warm Waffle Cone! A Family-Favorite Ice Cream Store next to the Smoky…

Read More

Gazebo Creekside Cafe

Gazebo Creekside cafe is where the locals eat. Enjoy outdoor dining. Enjoy good food and…

Read More

Fat Buddies Ribs and BBQ of Franklin

Fat Buddies Restaurants offer the best family atmosphere and excellent BBQ favorites and specialty dishes….

Read More

Asian King Buffet Sushi Bar & Chineses Cuisine

The Asian King Chinese & Sushi Buffet is located in the new Walmart plaza just…

Read More

Smokestack Cafe & Catering

Welcome to Smoke Stack Cafe and Catering, where we bring the sizzle and excitement to…

Read More

Rathskeller Coffee Bar and Pub

A cozy hangout, off the beaten path but worth the visit. Surrounded by historical paraphernalia…

Read More

Friends of the Greenway-TN River Frog Quarters

Friends of the Greenway is a 501c(3) member organization formed to supplement and support efforts…

Read More

Andy’s Trout Farm

Nestled on 325 beautiful acres at the foot of the Appalachian Mountains, Andy’s offers it’s…

Read More

Andy’s Trout Farm

Nestled on 325 beautiful acres at the foot of the Appalachian Mountains, Andy’s offers it’s…

Read More

Old Cardinal Gem Mine

Experience the fun and adventure of mining for gems here at Old Cardinal Gem Mine…

Read More

Highlands Road Gem Mine/The Gemstone Gallery

Come and enjoy our beautiful Smoky Mountain vistas as you gem mine by the Cullasaja…

Read More

Sheffield Gem Mine

Buckets are already dug onsite filled for you. Select your own LUCKY buckets – you…

Read More

Rose Creek Mine

Good, Clean Dirty Fun! Located in Franklin, NC, Rose Creek Mine is where you come…

Read More

Primitive Outback Kayaking & Gem Mining

Fun for all ages! Gem Mine rain or shine in our Covered Outdoor Gem Flume…

Read More

Mason’s Ruby and Sapphire Mine

The Mason Ruby and Sapphire Mine is Macon County’s Only True “Dig Your Own” Mine…

Read More

Gold City Gem Mine

Home of the 1061ct Sapphire! Appraised at $40,000!  Featured in……. People Weekly Disney Adventures Rock…

Read More

Artisan Gemstone & Mineral Gallery

Artisan Jewelers Genstone & Mineral Gallery is the largest gem and rock shop in North…

Read More

Mountain Rock Wealth MGMT.

Michael’s mission is to help retirees and near-retirees with the difficult task of turning their…

Read More

St. John’s Cartoogechaye Episcopal Church

St. John’s Episcopal Cartoogechaye is a vibrant church family balancing worship, study, fellowship and service….

Read More

Jeff Johnson Timber Frames Inc.

“We put wood together with wood.” – Jeff Johnson We are a small, owner-operated timber…

Read More

Duke Energy

Electric utility. To start or stop service, report an outage, or resolve a billing issue,…

Read More

Colonial Inn Franklin

The Colonial of Franklin is located just 2 miles south of downtown on four acres…

Read More

A Sapphire Inn

Downtown Franklin, walk to restaurants, shops, and breweries, micro-fridge, pet friendly. We also have special…

Read More

Primitive Outback Kayaking & Gem Mining

Come and enjoy nature at its best. We offer leisurely self guided kayak trips down…

Read More

Tiny Life Homes

Check out our website or stop by our retail center to discover why owning a…

Read More

Gemstone Village

  Gemstone Village: A 55+ Active Adult Community in Franklin NC Are you looking for…

Read More

Sunset Ridge Motorcoach Resort

Your RV is your home away from home, which is why you shouldn’t have to…

Read More

RE/MAX Elite Realty

RE/MAX Elite RealtyLet us help you find your dream home in the mountains! Outstanding Agents,…

Read More

Keller Williams-Sheila Myers

In our experience, a house is not a dream home because of its size or…

Read More

Highlands Road Gem Mine/The Gemstone Gallery

We specialize in fine jewelry and large variety of Gemstones. Mineral specimens, Gem and wood…

Read More

Yonder Community Market

“A True Hidden Gem!” Yonder is Franklin’s only locally sourced, Real Foods Grocer! Locally owned…

Read More

Ruby City Gems & Minerals

Ruby City Gems and Minerals located in downtown Franklin, NC offers custom gem cutting and…

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Friends of the Macon County Public Library Bookstore

The Friends of the Macon County Public Library Bookstore is located in the Shops at…

Read More

Appalachian Growers

From the Soil to You, Appalachian Growers provides trusted and quality hemp products that are…

Read More

A Stitch in Time

Welcome Whether you’re eager to create an heirloom for generations to come or to fashion…

Read More