Franklin, Kentucky is an art town with historic roots! Located on I-65 between Nashville, Tennessee and Bowling Green, Kentucky, Franklin offers live horse racing, downtown shopping, quaint roadside attractions, antiquing. history museums, and the first bourbon distillery on the Kentucky craft distiller's tour. Music icons Johnny Cash and June Carter were married at the First United Methodist Church on Franklin's downtown square!  For more information, visit the Simpson County Tourism website. 

Attraction highlights

Johnny and June Wedding Historical Marker 
Located on Franklin's Square, across from the First United Methodist Church, 107 North College Street, Franklin, Ky

African American Heritage Center
Located at 500 Jefferson Street, Franklin, Ky
Phone: 270-598-9986

Gallery on the Square 
Located at 110 North Main Street, Franklin, Ky 
Phone: 270-586-8055

Kenny Perry's Country Creek Golf Course 
Located at 1075 Kenny Perry Drive, Franklin, Ky
Phone: 270-586-9873 

Live Racing at Kentucky Downs/The Mint Gaming Hall
Located at 5629 Nashville Road, Franklin, Ky
Phone: 270-586-7778

Octagon Hall Museum (Civil War History/Iconic Paranormal Destination)
Located at 6040 Bowling Green Road, Franklin, Ky 
Phone: 270-266-1294

Simpson County Archives & Museum 
Located at 206 North College Street, Franklin, Ky
Phone: 270-586-4228