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Franklin, Tennesee is a popular weekend getaway from Nashville and is considered a cute little suburb of the big city. Franklin is dripping with history, especially from the Civil War era, and visitors can see many of the significant sites like old homes and monuments. On a different note, the culinary scene reflects both southern refined and international cuisine, with traditional American favorites tossed into the mix of delicious offerings as well. This adorable Tennessee town is scenic, enriching, and excellently located for a multitude of exploration opportunities for a variety of interests. These Airbnbs in Franklin are not only accommodating for a great time in this neat area, but they also provide the absolute coolest digs for those looking to vacation.

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Farm Stay, Ideal for Family and Friends Farm Stay, Ideal for Family and Friends
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Farm Stay, Ideal for Family and Friends

Farm Stay, Ideal for Family and Friends

Kicking things off with an Airbnb Plus, this attractive getaway is classified as a barn—it has all the shabby and all the chic. Massive spaces allow families to stretch out, but sleeping areas are creatively cozy. With a stretching kitchen for get-togethers and plenty of places to seat everyone, the barn could host an intimate dinner. The kids will be thrilled to find table tennis and animals on the farm.

Walk to Historic Downtown Franklin from the White Cottage Walk to Historic Downtown Franklin from the White Cottage
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Walk to Historic Downtown Franklin from the White Cottage

Walk to Historic Downtown Franklin from the White Cottage

Another Airbnb Plus, this secret country cottage really is tucked away from the bustle while being a stone’s throw away from downtown Franklin. A clawfoot tub and other vintage-esque touches have created a treasure of a retreat, particularly amazing for honeymooners, or couples in general. The price is attractive as well.

Gimpy's Tiny House Gimpy's Tiny House/ Cabin/ Guest House
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Gimpy's Tiny House/ Cabin/ Guest House

Gimpy's Tiny House

The Mad Hatter might have designed this crazy purple cabin in the woods! The kooky appeal continues inside with bold red and yellow accents, and there’s not much explanation of any of this on Airbnb.com. But we know the folks running it are super hosts, and the people who stay here love it.

Little Boho Farmhouse Little Boho Farmhouse
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Little Boho Farmhouse

Little Boho Farmhouse

Old and new come together in this swanky farmhouse. It was built in the early 1900s, but new additions have stretched the square footage, and the facelift brings out the home’s personality. Walk to downtown from this stunning piece of history, which surprisingly is set at a reasonable price.

Gorgeous Modern Barn Explore Tennessee's Countryside from a Gorgeous Modern Barn
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Explore Tennessee's Countryside from a Gorgeous Modern Barn

Gorgeous Modern Barn

While a polished, country-style Airbnb Plus, the dropping four-bedroom home with a huge kitchen was once a humble Amish tobacco barn. All the woods still shine through, and while pretty ritzy, you can still appreciate the past when browsing around. From the stone fireplace to planked wooden doors, it’s all just exquisitely done.

Private Stone Cottage Visit Civil War Sites from a Private Stone Cottage
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Visit Civil War Sites from a Private Stone Cottage

Private Stone Cottage

With rocks enveloping the exterior of the structure, the old cozy home looks as if it belongs to Snow White. Natural materials and tones keep the inside consistent with the fairytale atmosphere, while of course there’s a bit of refinement via furniture and certain touches. Historical sites and other fun places to visit aren’t far away.

Villa Toscana 11 Acre Retreat Villa Toscana 11 acre retreat
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Villa Toscana 11 acre retreat

Villa Toscana 11 Acre Retreat

Designed like an Italian villa, from the exterior stonework to the tiniest details on the inside, you feel as if you’re in Tuscany rather than Tennessee. While located on eleven lush acres of green fields, the beauty is only a few minutes from downtown Franklin. Four bedrooms, one of which is a Venetian style, 500 square foot master, add ample space and an ambient retreat for everyone.

Luxury Retro Cottage Visit Leiper's Fork from a Luxury Retro Cottage
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Visit Leiper's Fork from a Luxury Retro Cottage

Luxury Retro Cottage

Don’t let size deceive you—this wee Airbnb Plus is brimming with contemporary character. Everything you need for a romantic weekend away resides within this fresh country escape. The host will personalize each stay, adding an extra special touch for anniversaries or other celebrations. Franklin is only eight miles down the road.

Downtown Franklin Pool House Downtown Franklin Pool House
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Downtown Franklin Pool House

Downtown Franklin Pool House

Completely separate from the main residence, the guest house not only offers privacy but access to a gorgeous pool space. Just steps from the front door is a spacious patio and bright blue waters. Inside is a quaint set up with a kitchen, bathroom and bedroom.

Private Retreat Downtown Franklin Private Retreat Downtown Franklin
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Private Retreat Downtown Franklin

Private Retreat Downtown Franklin

Two units reside within this classic southern home, but each one has its own living spaces—nothing is shared. Enjoy the charm of an 1800s built structure, but with shabby chic updates that remain true to the past. A huge front porch is a perfect place to let the nights melt away with a glass of sweet tea in hand.

Highland House of Historic Downtown Franklin Highland House of Historic Downtown Franklin
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Highland House of Historic Downtown Franklin

Highland House of Historic Downtown Franklin

The Highland House is a renovated bungalow with an airy farm feel—it’s both elegant and welcoming at the same time. The simplistic color scheme is refreshing, and there’s a spacious patio outside. Kids will have ample play surface in the yard, and pets can come along too for an extra fee. Downtown can be accessed on foot.

The Music Inn - Entire Private Guest Suite The Music Inn - Entire Private Guest Suite
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The Music Inn - Entire Private Guest Suite

The Music Inn - Entire Private Guest Suite

Plenty of music enthusiasts come through Nashville, so renting a room at a recording studio, aka the Music Inn, just enhances the trip fun factor. Aside from being super cozy, there’s also an impressive theater room, along with eclectic outdoor seating. And drum roll, guests have access to a hot tub.

The Franklin Perch with a Vista The Franklin Perch with a Vista
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The Franklin Perch with a Vista

The Franklin Perch with a Vista

One would think they are at an upscale spa hotel by looking at the smooth grey tiles and sleek wood floors of this studio apartment. Attached to the main residence, the space is totally and completely private. The kitchen is swoon-worthy, and a deck extends from a set of French doors, making for the perfect wine drinking nook come sunset.

Rustic Hilltop Retreat Suite Rustic Hilltop Retreat Suite
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Rustic Hilltop Retreat Suite

Rustic Hilltop Retreat Suite

The lower level apartment in this ranch house feels more reminiscent of a cozy cabin. It’s private, spacious and affordable. Set on beautiful land, the view is nothing short of gorgeous. Hosts allow pets as long as it’s given the okay ahead of time. They also go the extra mile with toiletries and complimentary refreshments.

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