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The Franklin Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes you to Franklin, your home of Mountain Treasures and Simple Pleasures. We're your source for visitor…
Highlands Visitor Center offers maps, menus, magazines and brochures on the Highlands area.
Promoting travel and tourism in the counties of: Clay, Cherokee, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, Macon, Swain and the Cherokee Indian Reservation.
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Franklin (10.41 mile)
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Highlands (3.27 mile)
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Highlands House offers elegant, comfortable surroundings!
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