Franklin, Kentucky, located on
Interstate 65 at Exits 2 and 6, has been honored as one of the 50 Best
Small Southern Towns. Franklin is the only Kentucky city along I-65 to
earn a place on this exclusive list.
Travelers along I-65 find
Franklin, KY a popular spot for overnight stops for many reasons:
national chain motels (all with very competitive prices); a good
variety of restaurants and antique malls; some of the cheapest gas
prices in the Southeast; no city traffic; a first-rate golf course; a
drive-in theatre; three historical museums; and special events like
horse racing, car shows, and music festivals and concerts.
Franklin, conveniently located
on Interstate 65 a day's drive from either Chicago or the Gulf of
Mexico, is just north of Nashville, Tennessee and near to many other
interstates and parkways. If you travel I-65 through Kentucky, make
Franklin your overnight destination.