Everyone has a preference of where they want to go and what they want to do. Young Adults want adventure, excitement, and an up beat lifestyle. Middle aged couples need a medium pace with nice restaurants and social entertainment. Seniors want the slow relaxed pace with relaxation and quite evenings. Its hard to believe but in a small rural town located in North Carolina everyone can have it all!
Young Adults: Franklin is in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. With in 30 minutes of Franklin you will find the nations top white water rafting, hiking, and rock climbing. Also, you can visit one of 6 lakes with in 30 minutes of Franklin to enjoy water sports such as skiing and fishing. When winter arrives enjoy snow skiing and tubing! Franklin is growing and offers great night life in town along with bigger dance clubs with in an hour. Looking to have some real fun? Enjoy Harrahs Cherokee Casino just 30 minutes from downtown Franklin. Soon to be offering live dealers! If you are looking for work Franklin has great tech, factory, and government jobs available.
Middle Aged Couples: Come to Franklin and experience the best we have to offer. Franklin is surrounded by the top trout streams in the world, both hatchery supported and native streams. With a growing deer, bear, and turkey population there is something to do all year round. Franklin also offers over 30 restaurants offering BBQ, Italian, Mexican, Steaks, Cajun, Tai, and many other cuisines. Franklin has put a vast amount of resources into the "Greenway" which offers biking and hiking along the Little Tennessee River. Also, enjoy some of the top ranked Golf Courses in the world just minutes from downtown Franklin.
Seniors: Franklin has a great senior schedule provided by the Senior movement. Enjoy shuffle board, softball, cards, and many more activities offered at the Rec Department. If activities isn't your cup of tea Franklin has the southeast biggest antique mall along with many other antique malls that offer true "picked" antiques from across the United States. For entertainment enjoy plays, shows, concerts, but on at the Great Smokey Mountain Center for the performing arts. Names such as Randy Travis, Charlie Daniels, The Inspirations, Little Big Town, and many more have came to Franklin to entertain. Also, there is the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad offering fun for both the Grandparents and the Grandkids! Franklin has everything a senior could possibly want!
If your looking to buy Real Estate in the Mountains or just find real estate for retirement. Franklin is a great place to be and the best place to live!