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Things To Do In Franklin
The Ashley-Drake Inn is located just steps away from the popular Franklin Greenway Trail, maintained by the Franklin Department of Parks and Recreation.  The Trail follows Hurricane Creek south to Youngs Creek, west through Province Park and Blue Heron Park and Wetland.  
Community Park, located directly out the back gate, provides two tennis courts, a basketball court, playground, and picnic area.
Also within walking distance are the antique and specialty stores, many dining options, Johnson County Museum of History, Indiana Masonic Home and Franklin College.  
The Ashley-Drake Inn has a new addition to the family:  
Hoosier Cupboard Candy and Snacks and Ice Cream.  Located in the 1909 Big Four Railroad Depot, 370 E. Jefferson St.  We feature over 1000 items from fine Chocolate Truffles, Bulk Chocolate covered nuts, raisins, and pretzels.  Salt Water Taffy, Nickle Candies, Old Fashion and Nostalgic Candies, Old Fashioned Glass Bottled Soda's, Fudge and 22 Flavor's of Hand Dipped Ice Cream.  Don't forget to take a tour of the Franklin Railroad Depot Museum, located inside the Depot Frieght Room. 

Some of the downtown shops and restaurants
This first group are within 3 blocks
550 Alva Neal Building
Farm Girl Merchantile
Salvage Sisters
Thanks For the Thyme
JP Parker Flowers
Hoosier Cupboard Candy, Snacks and Ice Cream
Tagalong Farm 
The Trophy Shop
5 blocks
T-Shirt Express
Franklin Coin Shop 
Teri's Treasures 
Grill Bar 
The Mint
6 Blocks 
Grey Goat Bicycles
Benjamin's Coffee House  
1823 Bakehouse (Gluten Free)  
Court Street Cafe
Brick Street Boutique  
Dean's Guitars 
Jeff Street Pub
Artcraft Theatre
The Willard Restaurant
Garmet Factory
Wild Geese Bookstore 
Generation Art and Frame
7 Blocks
Toodleydoo Toys  
Middle David Candle 
By Tavi 
8 Blocks
Small Town Girl Boutique at Eclectic Jade
Happy Place
Vintage Wimsey
Black Bird Nest 
Shale Creek Brewery
Jacks Donuts
Richard's Brick Oven Pizza 
And our Friends out on US31
Northwood Plaza 

Hobby Lobby 
Also visit the Festival Country for all of Johnson Counties fun things to do.