The adventurous traveler is always looking for things to do. Whether it’s a day of hiking through beautiful trails or spending an afternoon whitewater rafting down a raging river, these adventure-lovers plan their vacations around the best outdoor activities. North Carolina might not be the first place you think of when it comes to thrill-seeking getaways but after one stay with Timber Frame Rentals you won’t consider anywhere else!
Located in Franklin, North Carolina, Timber Frame Rentals is an unforgettable place to set up your home-base on your adventure. Franklin is known for its outdoor activities within the surrounding Appalachian community with year-round activities that you’re sure to love. Summertime especially is the height of adventure, and in this ideal setting you’re never far from all the fun.
Start your trip off with some of the best hiking in the area. There are over 200 miles of local trails for you to explore at your leisure. The more experienced hiker will love the close proximity to the Appalachian and Bartram Trails. The beautiful Nantahala National Forest is all around during your trip and is sure to take your breath away so don’t forget to bring a camera along to document all the natural wonders you discover. If you’re looking for something even more adventurous, then plan one of the best whitewater rafting trips in the area. The incredible Nantahala River provides a thrilling experience for not just rafting but kayaking adventures as well.
You can’t miss out on some of Franklin’s wonderful scenic drives either. The Mountain Waters Scenic Byway is one of National Geographic’s Drives of a Lifetime takes you from Franklin to Highlands through the beautiful Cullasaja Gorge. You will pass by three sparkling waterfalls during your trip: Cullasaja Falls, Dry Falls, and Bridal Veil Falls, each a truly majestic sight to behold.
And that’s still just the beginning! Franklin has a long history as the “Gem Capitol of the World” and there’s plenty of gem mining for you to enjoy during your vacation. Spend an afternoon hunting for the elusive sapphire and ruby or stop by the town’s Gem & Mineral Museum to learn all about the history of gem mining in North Carolina.
Owner of Timber Frame Rentals says, “The mountains seem to soothe the soul, making you forget life’s stresses and relax. Whether you’re a couple just needing an escape, or you want to meet up with friends and family to reconnect – Franklin is the perfect location to unplug, get outside, and make memories in the mountains."
So don’t just take our word for it! With so much to do and plenty to see, you will never run into a dull moment during your Franklin, North Carolina trip. Timber Frame Rentals provides you with the utmost in comfort in between all your outdoor adventures!