Places to stay in Franklin, North Carolina

We currently have 51 accommodations in and around Franklin with other regional listings available for Motor Inns, Hotels, RV parks, Bed & Breakfasts and other properties.

Photograph of Inn on Main Street, Weaverville
Photograph of The Belle House Bed & Breakfast, Hamptonville
North Carolina photos: Inn on Main Street in Weaverville, NC and The Belle House Bed & Breakfast in Hamptonville, NC

Franklin is a town in Franklin Township, Macon County, North Carolina, within the Nantahala National Forest. The Franklin, North Carolina area is rich in gems and minerals and is known as the "Gem Capital of The World." Places to eat in the region include Cajun Connection Cafe, Monte Alban, and Rams Head Rathskeller.

Wondering where to stay? Accommodations in the town are primarily limited to Campgrounds and RV parks, though there are a few nearby hotels. If you are travelling in the area, Franklin is located close to Black Mountain Branch, Buzzard Roost Ridge, Jimmy Gap, Fed Cove and Gem City Mine.

Hungry from travelling? Try checking here for places to eat in Franklin.

Best reviewed accommodations in Franklin

10 OUT OF 10
Photograph of Microtel,

The Microtel, Franklin

We stayed for two nights and since I have lived in Franklin we had friends and family to see. It is conveniently located to highland's road and the waterfalls. We honestly did not do much more than sleep and shower in the hotel but I discovered coffee in the lobby and breakfast items. The staff was .....

8 OUT OF 10
Photograph of Knights Inn,

The Knights Inn, Franklin

We have stayed at the motel many times as it convenient for what we do in Franklin or at least what we used to do (rock hunting). My husband is on a walker and the king sized bed was close to the rest room which made him struggle to get in, but, he, none the less, managed. They told us there was no .....

Selected properties

Franklin Terrace Bed & Breakfast

Bed & Breakfast located 1km from the center of Franklin.

The Terrace offers a casual shopping experience where you can browse through the antiques, crafts, and gifts for sale on the main floor. However, you will also be in walking distance of Franklin's famous gem shops, clothing boutiques, and fine restaurants..

159 Harrison Avenue
Franklin, North Carolina

Photograph of Old Corundum Millsite Campground, Franklin

Old Corundum Millsite Campground

Campsite located 5km from the center of Franklin.

Old Corundum Millsite Campground has been family owned and operated for three generations.

80-33 Nickajack Road
Franklin, North Carolina

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Weather for Franklin

The weather for the 30th of May is forecast to be cloudy during the day, but getting clearer later in the evening, with a low of 57f and a high of 80f. The following days conditions are forecast to be changable, with scattered thunderstorms, with an estimated low of 56f and a high of 79f.

The sun will rise at 6:20 am and set at 8:42 pm.