The Proof is in Our
Handcrafted Treasures

Franklin County is a place with rich culture and proud heritage. Music, shine, artisans and more, we celebrate all of our roots.

Our Treasures 

The Proof is in Our
Homegrown Heritage

Relish Franklin County’s diverse local flavors. Satisfy your taste buds at our farmers’ markets, roadside stands, canneries, stores and more.

Our Heritage 

The Proof is in Our
Scenic Landscape

Whether you prefer a relaxing float, wind in your sails or a trail below your feet, Franklin County offers an array of outdoor adventures.

Our Landscape 

The Proof is in Our
Charming Towns

Franklin County features historic downtowns, nationally renowned landmarks and experience-rich museums. Here, exploring history truly is “living” it.

Our Towns 

The Proof is in Our
Hometown Melodies

From our Crooked Road heritage to performances by Grammy-winning artists at the Harvester Performance Center, Franklin County’s music speaks for itself.

Our Melodies 

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Things to See & Do in Franklin County


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Points of Interest

Enjoy the Many Scenic Corners of Our County

Gallery in the Pines

Located in a picturesque historic barn and old country store on five beautiful a...

Lakescapes Nursery

A full service nursery with a wide variety of unique hard to find annuals, peren...

Smith Mountain Lake YMCA

A comprehensive fitness and wellness center which features a racquetball court, ...

Sundara Wedding Venue

Historic, late 1800s white clapboard home at the foot of Cahas Mountain. Terrace...