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Franklin, North Carolina, USA

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Antique Malls

  • Reminisce Antiques Mall & Auction 828-369-6999
    47 Macon Center Drive, Franklin, NC 28734
    Over 24,000 square feet of space with antiques and auctions.  more info  map

  • Whistle Stop Antique Mall 828-349-1600
    1281 Georgia Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    Enjoy a full day of shopping in a unique environment at this large mall complex that features over 30 specialty shops, as well as 50,000 square feet of antiques and... more info  map


  • Nestfeathers Antiques 828-349-5476
    153 East Palmer Street, Franklin, NC 28734
    A historic old building with rocking chairs on the porch and three floors full of unique antiques and collectibles just waiting for a new home. Great prices and southern... more info  map


  • Barber Pottery 828-332-0047
    19 Iotla Street, Franklin, NC 28734
    Their stoneware is handcrafted in the Smoky Mountains. Every piece is wheel thrown by Mike before being hand carved by Christy. Their carvings and glazes take their... more info  map

  • Country Illustrations & Portraits 828-369-2385
    1804 Old Murphy Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    Franklin native Dennis Deitz has been drawing sketches of country life for over 25-years.  more info  map

  • Michael M. Rogers Gallery 828-524-6709
    1511 Highlands Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    This gallery features lush, bucolic watercolours and prints by Franklin artist Michael M. Rogers. The works capture the changing beauty and mystery of the mountains and... more info  map

  • NC Mountain Made 828-524-7766
    36 East Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734
    Located Downtown
    Featuring more than 200 western North Carolina artisans and craftspeople. more info  map

  • Portrait Legacies 828-524-9454
    1480 Mica City Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    Cynthia Cochran Kinard captures moments that will last a lifetime with the stroke of a brush. Watercolors are her medium of choice for individual, corporate, family,... more info  map


  • Appalachian Leather & Western Store 828-369-8712
    340 Buckeye Branch Road , Franklin, NC 28734
    Leather apparel, hides, moccasins, stained glass, jewelry, handcrafted gifts, and Western, Native American, and Woodland leather craft supplies are featured at this... more info  map

Clothing - Formalwear & Bridal

  • Cowboys & Divas 828-369-7300
    664 Highlands Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    A western North Carolina prom, pageant, bridal and tuxedo store offering sizes 0-30. From destination to formal wedding, they have it all. The owners, Rick & Sarah... more info

Clothing - Ladies

  • Karen & Co. 828-349-1313
    52 East Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734
    "A chic boutique." Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday.  more info  map

Craft & Hobby

  • Sew Creative 828-524-5221
    91 Highlands Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    A complete sewing and quilting center that offers a wide variety of materials and equipment for all of your sewing and quilting needs, plus offers sales and service of... more info  map

Department Stores

  • People's On the Square 828-524-3115
    35 East Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734
    Friendly and courteous service is the specialty of this large department store that carries a wide array of clothing and shoes for the whole family. more info  map

Flea Markets, Permanent

  • Franklin Flea and Craft Market 828-524-6658
    867 Highlands Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    Open all day Friday through Sunday from April to December, this market features 100 booths selling items such as antiques, gifts, collectibles, gems, arts and crafts,... more info  map


  • Colonial Florist and Gifts 828-524-6311
    667 Highlands Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    An upscale florist shop that offers a large selection of fresh flowers and plants, beautiful floral arrangements, candles, gourmet and fruit baskets, greeting cards, and... more info  map


  • Eller & Owens Furniture 828-369-5451
    7555 Georgia Highway, Franklin, NC 28734
    Here you will find beautiful furniture for your living room, bedroom, dining room, home office, entertaining, rugs, lamps, accessories and mattresses.  more info  map

  • Watauga Creek 828-369-7881
    25 Setser Branch Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    A manufacturer of retail western, southern, and cabin furniture and accessories that feature excellent craftsmanship in all of their leather upholstered and wood... more info  map

  • Whistle Stop Furniture Co. 828-369-6500
    3590 Georgia Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    Unfinished furniture, a full line of stains, finishing services, rustic furniture lines, Melissa & Doug toys, rugs, dinnerware, bedding, bath accessories, and more. more info  map


  • Perry's Water Garden 828-524-3264
    136 Gibson Aquatic Farm Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    One of the largest aquatic plant nurseries in the world, this unique nursery has a large variety of plants, many of which were developed and patented by the nursery's... more info  map


  • Primrose Lane 828-524-9258
    24 East Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734
    A lovely gift shop that carries beautiful items such as candles, collectibles, silk floral wreaths, stationery, jewelry, tea pots, and specialty cups. A year round... more info  map

  • Rosebud Cottage - Romantic Home Accents 828-369-2429
    28A East Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734
    Rosebud Cottage is a "make you smile" gift shop. Its inventory includes new, vintage, antiques & collectibles including Rose collectibles, dishes & glassware,... more info  map

Gourmet Foods & Sweets

  • Mountainside Chocolates 828-524-5532
    8565 Sylva Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    Located 5 Miles North of Franklin
    Drost family recipes that date back to 1887 help create the scrumptious confections at Mountainside Chocolates. Truffles, fine chocolates, old-fashioned fudge, toffee,... more info  map

  • Peppermint Patti's Ice Cream & Sweets 828-524-9966
    712 Highlands Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    Open Monday through Sunday from noon to 8 p.m. more info  map

Home & Decorative Accessories

  • Rusty Wagon 828-349-9972
    1281 Georgia Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    Located in the Whistle Stop Mall
    At Rusty Wagon of Franklin, Inc., you will feel right at home with their comforting and cozy atmosphere. The friendly and professional staff is available to assist you... more info  map


  • Emma's Place 828-369-1884
    1884 Georgia Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    Located on Highway 441
    Offers fine jewelry in both sterling silver and 14-karat gold in traditional & modern settings. They can cut & set your stones that have been mined into beautiful... more info  map

  • Franklin Gemstone & Jewelry Warehouse 828-524-6132 or 828-371-2436
    3002 Georgia Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    Franklin Gemstone and Jewelry Warehouse offers a large selection of gemstones, jewelry and handcrafted jewelry made from natural gemstones. Faceted and cabochon cut... more info  map

  • Gallery of Gems & Minerals 828-524-8931
    2754 Georgia Road, Highway 441, Franklin, NC 28734
    Located in Crystal Falls Specialty Shops
    A family owned and operated business, The Gallery of Gems & Minerals is proud of its extensive collection of jewelry and quality stones. more info  map

  • Gem Factory, The 828-524-9193
    3348 Georgia Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    You'll find an array of custom designed jewelry, minerals, and specimens at this gem store that also offers stone cutting, mine information, and stone inspections. more info  map

  • Jamison Jewelers 828-524-2818
    94 East Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734
    This diamond center specializes in beautifully cut diamonds plus features gold jewelry pieces, earrings, and watches. Stone setting services and jewelry repairs are... more info

  • Ruby City Gems 828-524-3967
    130 East Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734
    Beautiful 14-carat gold jewelry, mineral specimens, and stone carvings and bookends are available at this lovely gem store that offers custom gem cutting and mounting... more info  map

  • Stewart's Jewelry Mart 828-369-9440
    38 East Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734
    A wide variety of gold chains, charms, earrings, rings, pendants, and watches are available at this jewelry mart that also offers an array of beautiful gifts and... more info  map

Outlets & Bargains

  • Tanner Factory Store 828-524-8683
    4563 Highway 441 Bypass, Franklin, NC 28734
    You can save 25% to 75% off regular retail price on high quality ladies' apparel at this true factory outlet store. more info

Recreational Equipment

  • Smoky Mountain Bicycles 828-369-2881
    9 Highlands Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    An authorized Trek, Gary Fisher, LeMond, and Klein bicycle dealer, Smoky Mountain Bicycles is a full service bicycle shop specializing in entry-level to high-end... more info  map

Resale & Consignment

  • Judy's Consignment Shop & Boutique 828-371-5607
    223 Highlands Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    Consignment shop and boutique with items for girls sizes 5 & up, juniors, women, plus sizes and formal wear (prom, wedding dresses, mother of the bride & flower girl... more info  map

  • Just Kidding 828-349-3323
    79 Highlands Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    Located in the East Franklin Shopping Center
    A high quality children's consignment store that carries a wide selection of gently used children's clothing, new and used toys and books, and numerous children's... more info  map

Sporting Goods

  • Outdoor 76 828-349-7676
    76 East Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734
    Outdoor 76 is a specialty outdoor retailer and outfitter located on Main St. in Franklin, North Carolina - an official designated Appalachian Trail Community. They are... more info  map

  • WNC Sports Zone 828-369-6587
    209 Franklin Plaza Drive, Franklin, NC 28734
    A large array of name brand athletic apparel and sports gear can be found at this sporting goods store that also offers screen printing and embroidery services. more info


  • Mountain Valley Health Foods 828-524-8144
    111 Highlands Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    This unique health food store sells a wide range of vitamins, groceries, bulk foods, herbs, skin care products, and books. more info  map


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