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Franklin, NC Chamber of Commerce
Franklin Chamber of Commerce Surrounded by the beautiful mountains of the Nantahala National Forest in Western North Carolina. If you’re looking for cool mountains, fiery sunsets, and warm friendly people, you’ve discovered a rare mountain gem. Franklin is best known for its gem mines, its quilts & crafts, its history & heritage, and for the natural beauty of the surrounding mountains. Our town is large enough to offer almost everything you need and small enough to have the highest quality of life. There are plenty of things to do around Franklin and plenty of time to just sit back and relax. Favorite pastimes include golf, fishing, hiking, whitewater rafting, mining, horseback riding and shopping. Comfortable, affordable, and enjoyable: Franklin, North Carolina is the “Gem of the Smokies”. Come, enjoy your visit, from anywhere in the USA, and make yourself at home.