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Franklin NC Chamber of Commerce

Hello from Franklin, North Carolina.  We extend a sincere invitation to "Enjoy the Beauty and Discover the Life" that awaits you in the beautiful mountains of Southwestern North Carolina.  Located in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains.  Come to a place where beautiful scenery, hiking, gem mining, fishing, history and Southern hospitality are a way of life

Franklin is proud to be a North Carolina Main Street Town  and an official Appalachian Trail Community.  We are also excited to be a part of the Macon County Quilt Trails .

Whether just for a visit or for the rest of your life, you will find that you are always welcome here in Franklin, North Carolina.

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September 6
Jo Dee Messina


September 13
Zonta's Boots & Bling


September 17-20
Macon County Fair


September 20
Buncombe Turnpike 



Road Conditions/Closings

road conditions in franklin ncWorried about inclement weather? Here are two links that will keep you rolling when the weather gets bad.

National Park Service
Department of Transportation

Read2Me Macon County

Read2Me Reading Matters In Macon NC

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Visitors Guide

Franklin NC Visitor Guide

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Chamber Happenings

whats happening at franklin nc chamber

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KCBS BBQ Festival
Mountain High BBQ & Music Festival
August 8 & 9, 2014.
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Need a Map?
Macon County MapNeed Directions? Get where you are going with the highly detailed map of Macon County. Available at the Franklin Chamber.

UGO Tour

WNC Franklin NC TourismUgo Tour NC Mountains, is the Official Travel and Tour Guide App for Western North Carolina's spectacular Blue Ridge Mountains. Ugotour NC Mountains Sponsors: Blue Ridge National Heritage Area, North Carolina Department of Transportation, NC Scenic Byways, Smoky Mountain Host and Storypoint Media.

It's a full-featured visitor guide on your iPhone, Android, iPad or iPod Touch. Access a large variety of fun and informative, professionally developed, photo & video tours with Interactive GPS maps which indicate current location and guide you to all points of interest on the tour. Additional information such as phone numbers, websites, directions and text deliver all the information needed for the seasoned traveler, or the next family vacation.

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