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Area Attractions

Places to go within the area. 
Johnson County Museum of History
North Main Street
Johnson County Courthouse
Main and Jefferson St.
Indiana Masonic Home
Branigin Blvd and South Street
Franklin United Methodist Community
West Jefferson St.
Franklin Parks and Recreation
Branigin Blvd.
12 Parks with some having playground, tennis, basketball, shelters, baseball dimonds, and greenway trails (over 3 miles) 
Rose Garden,
Wonder Five Center,
Franklin Memorial Pool,
Rec center which  features
Walking/Running track,
Rock Climing Wall,
Fitness Room
all available on yearly membership and daily rental.
Franklin College
Branigin Blvd
Historic Artcraft Theatre
North Main Street
Franklin Heritage Inc.
North Main Street
Walking tours, Historic Preservation, Spirits on Stage
Franklin features: 
Many beautiful Historic Homes, businesses and Churches.
2 par 9 golf courses
2 semi private par 18 golf courses
Miniture Golf.
Batting Cages
Bowling Alley
Rollerskating Rink
Franklin Community High School
Has 2 different trail systems with 2 miles of walking trails.
Let's not forget the FOOD:
Mexican (several different)
Pizza (several different)
Coffee Shops
Home cooking
Fine Dining
Chain dining
Chain fast food

Indiana Masonic Home
Franklin College



10 miles
Step back in time and Tea room
Olde Shop Antiques and Collectibles
Johnson County Park and Recreation
Trails, Shelters, 9 par golf course, Indoor Horseshoe Arena, Miniture Steam Engin Train Club, 5 miles of Trails, Antique Machinery Shows and Antique Tractor Pulls, Blacksnake Dualthon, Festivals, Car Shows.
Johnson County Horse Park
Site of the 1987 Pan American Games
  • Over 200 acres
  • Includes a beautifully landscaped Level 4 Cross Country Course
  • Baker Covered Arena which hosts many of our larger events
  • Three dressage arenas
  • Two large stadium jumping arenas
  • Two outdoor practice arenas
  • These arenas also have an announcer booth with tables, chairs, air conditioning and phone service
  • We have stalls for over 300 horses in our barns
  • Camp Atterbury
    Museum, Memorial
    Italian POW Chapel




    Nashville, Brown County
    25 miles
    Over 300 specialty shops, art and craft studios and galleries brimming with unique wares. 
    Throughout town, you'll find shops that feature homemade fudge and old-fashioned ice cream and all types of smooth and crunchy, sweet and salty, chewy and melty delights. 
    The restaurants offer a wide selection. 
    The local theaters give young talent a place to grow and be discovered; seasoned veterans a place to enjoy and pass their craft on. 
    Live music venues feature nationally renowned performers and local folks alike. 
    A puppet theater builds a world of make-believe for all ages.
    Brown County State Park
    Trails, shelters
    Edinburgh, Exit 76
    12 miles
    Blues Canoe Rental
    Raft and Canoe Rental with 6/8 mile trips
    Exit 76 Anitque Mall
    72,000 Square foot all on one level
    600 booths and lighted cases with over 350 merchants
    Unique Gifts Here
    Subway Restaurant
    Customer Lounge with Large Screen TV
    Edinburgh Premium Outlets
    Over 85 brand name stores from the world's leading designers and brand names, all offering savings of 25% to 65% everyday.
    Outlet Restaurants
    Max and Erma's
    Montana Mike's
    Ruby Tuesday's
    Cracker Barrel
    Snappy Tomato Pizza
    Taco Bell
    Located 20 miles south of Franklin, Columbus, is a surprising community that is known around the world for its collection of work by renowned architects and landscape architects.  Columbus is ranked sixth in the U.S. for architectural innovation and design by the American Institute of Architects. Come enjoy the architecture, public art, gardens and landscaping, and a first-rate park system.
    See 5 National Historic Landmarks.
    *Take a tour of more than 60 modern marvels via a guided tour, or on your own, with your cell phone.
    *See two original works by Dale Chihuly - a dazzling, 900-piece yellow neon chandelier and a colorful quilt of plexiglas.
    *Check out the bridges of Bartholomew County – two sleek modern bridges, a covered bridge, and a trestle bridge.
    *Try a progressive dinner, in downtown Columbus. Enjoy three different locally-owned eateries for one price. 
    *Walk the People Trails. With the leaves off the trees, it’s easier to spot the blue herons on the Flatrock River.
    *Explore the city to find dozens of pieces of large-scale, public art.
    *Discover little surprises around every corner. One alleyway is filled with colorful neon sculptures.