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Franklin, North Carolina, USA

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Antique Malls

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

  • Whistle Stop Antique Mall
    1281 Georgia Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    828-349-1600, 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
    153 East Palmer Street, Franklin, NC 28734
    828-349-5476, 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
    19 Iotla Street, Franklin, NC 28734
    828-332-0047, 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
    1804 Old Murphy Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    828-369-2385, Franklin native Dennis Deitz has been drawing sketches of country life for over 25-years.  more info  map

  • Michael M. Rogers Gallery
    1511 Highlands Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    828-524-6709, 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
    36 East Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734
    Located Downtown
    828-524-7766 , Featuring more than 200 western North Carolina artisans and craftspeople. more info  map

  • Portrait Legacies
    1480 Mica City Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    828-524-9454, 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
    340 Buckeye Branch Road , Franklin, NC 28734
    828-369-8712 , 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
    664 Highlands Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    828-369-7300, 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.
    52 East Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734
    828-349-1313, "A chic boutique." Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday.  more info  map

Craft & Hobby

  • Sew Creative
    91 Highlands Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    828-524-5221, 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
    35 East Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734
    828-524-3115, 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
    867 Highlands Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    828-524-6658, 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
    667 Highlands Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    828-524-6311, 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
    7555 Georgia Highway, Franklin, NC 28734
    828-369-5451, 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
    25 Setser Branch Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    828-369-7881, 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.
    3590 Georgia Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    828-369-6500 , 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
    136 Gibson Aquatic Farm Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    828-524-3264, 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
    24 East Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734
    828-524-9258, 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
    28A East Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734
    828-369-2429, 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
    8565 Sylva Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    Located 5 Miles North of Franklin
    828-524-5532, 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
    712 Highlands Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    828-524-9966, Open Monday through Sunday from noon to 8 p.m. more info  map

Home & Decorative Accessories

  • Rusty Wagon
    1281 Georgia Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    Located in the Whistle Stop Mall
    828-349-9972, 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
    1884 Georgia Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    Located on Highway 441
    828-369-1884, 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
    3002 Georgia Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    828-524-6132 or 828-371-2436, 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
    2754 Georgia Road, Highway 441, Franklin, NC 28734
    Located in Crystal Falls Specialty Shops
    828-524-8931, 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
    3348 Georgia Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    828-524-9193, 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
    94 East Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734
    828-524-2818, 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
    130 East Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734
    828-524-3967, 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
    38 East Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734
    828-369-9440, 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
    4563 Highway 441 Bypass, Franklin, NC 28734
    828-524-8683, 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
    9 Highlands Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    828-369-2881, 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
    223 Highlands Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    828-371-5607, 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
    79 Highlands Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    Located in the East Franklin Shopping Center
    828-349-3323, 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
    76 East Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734
    828-349-7676, 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
    209 Franklin Plaza Drive, Franklin, NC 28734
    828-369-6587, 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
    111 Highlands Road, Franklin, NC 28734
    828-524-8144, 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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