RV Rentals Franklin, NC

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Forest River RV Wildwood 26DBLE

Forest River RV Wildwood 26DBLE

2019 / Travel Trailer
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Sleeps 8
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43.4 miles from Franklin, NC
$99
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Jayco Jay Flight 32BHDS

Jayco Jay Flight 32BHDS

2019 / Travel Trailer
Sleeps 9
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59.0 miles from Franklin, NC
$119
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Jayco North Point 375BHFS

Jayco North Point 375BHFS

2020 / Fifth Wheel
Sleeps 9
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81.9 miles from Franklin, NC
$175
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Forest River RV Puma XLR lite

Forest River RV Puma XLR lite

2021 / Travel Trailer
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Sleeps 10
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75.0 miles from Franklin, NC
$130
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Forest River RV Wildcat 344QB

Forest River RV Wildcat 344QB

2015 / Fifth Wheel
Sleeps 9
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15.6 miles from Franklin, NC
$135
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Keystone RV Springdale 303BH

Keystone RV Springdale 303BH

2020 / Travel Trailer
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Sleeps 10
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79.4 miles from Franklin, NC
$135
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Thor Motor Coach Freedom Elite 26HE

Thor Motor Coach Freedom Elite 26HE

2017 / Class C Motor Home
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Sleeps 6
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78.3 miles from Franklin, NC
$199
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Forest River RV Puma 32 RBFQ

Forest River RV Puma 32 RBFQ

2021 / Travel Trailer
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Sleeps 10
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75.0 miles from Franklin, NC
$139
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Thor Motor Coach ACE 30.2

Thor Motor Coach ACE 30.2

2017 / Class A Motor Home
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Sleeps 8
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99.0 miles from Franklin, NC
$279
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Heartland Mallard 33

Heartland Mallard 33

2021 / Travel Trailer
Sleeps 9
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88.2 miles from Franklin, NC
$129
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Heartland Edge M22

Heartland Edge M22

2011 / Travel Trailer
Sleeps 3
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41.3 miles from Franklin, NC
$94
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Palomino Puma 28BHSS

Palomino Puma 28BHSS

2020 / Travel Trailer
Sleeps 5
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84.4 miles from Franklin, NC
$130
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Dutchmen RV Coleman Light LX 1925BH

Dutchmen RV Coleman Light LX 1925BH

2018 / Travel Trailer
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Sleeps 6
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40.4 miles from Franklin, NC
$99
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Keystone RV Cougar 368MBI

Keystone RV Cougar 368MBI

2021 / Fifth Wheel
Sleeps 9
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51.3 miles from Franklin, NC
$160
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Popular RV Rentals Near Franklin, NC, for Any Budget

There's no better time to enjoy the American roadways and few better places to rent an RV and explore than Franklin, NC, and the surrounding areas. Prices begin at $89 per night for a travel trailer that sleeps five and hitches to almost any vehicle. If you're looking for the ultimate home on the road, book a top-of-the-line motorhome that's loaded with amenities for less than $300 per day. Availability runs the gamut from Class A motorhomes to Class C campers. The average daily rate for these mostly five-star-rated rentals is about $130, and the majority of owners will deliver. 

RVshare’s Top Vacation Destinations Near Franklin, NC, No Matter the Duration

If you have a week or so to spend on the road, travel down I-95, the longest north-south interstate highway in the U.S., and enjoy the scenery as you make your way to Chapel Hill, NC. This destination is suitable for the whole family as you wind your way down the road through state parks, plantation homes, and theme parks like Greensboro's Wet'n Wild. 

A trip to Raleigh will put you in the path of no less than six state parks, several nature centers, and some amazing photo ops at Catawba Falls just off I-40 near Old Fort. With plenty of camping spots and RV parks along the way, go at your leisure or make it a weekend getaway. 

Traveling to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, offers a host of mountain vistas, national and state parks, and other opportunities to explore the state in all of its glory. Don't miss a chance to explore nearby Asheville and tour the storied Biltmore Estate along the way, and make sure that you have plenty of space on your camera roll for that first glimpse of the Smoky Mountains in all of their hazy splendor.

Explore Franklin, NC, in an RVshare RV Rental

Known as the "Gem Capital of the World," Franklin, NC, is the warm, welcoming seat of Macon County. It's situated near Asheville in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, and it is a dream destination for rock collectors, nature lovers, and historians alike. 

The town of Franklin was officially formed in 1828 and is situated in the fastest-growing county in the state. Still, it retains a sleepy, down-home charm that's prized by visitors and residents. Franklin is home to several museums, including the world-famous Gem and Mineral Museum that houses a large, diverse collection of minerals and gemstones in the former county jailhouse. 

Because the town is located in the heart of the Nantahala National Forest, visitors will not have to wander far to enjoy a variety of mountain vistas and waterways. However, major cities and modern amusements are just a short drive away in almost any direction. In fact, you could climb the town's famous Wayah Bald Outlook Tower and see all the way to Tennessee or Georgia on a clear day. 

The Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts is a state-of-art facility that seats more than 1,500 people and includes two tiers and 12 VIP boxes. In addition to a year-round calendar of musical events and stage shows, the venue hosts an annual Christmas dinner show and a drive-through live nativity. 

Discover Nearby Towns and Cities

Asheville, NC – Known for its university and craft beer industry, Asheville is a mid-sized city located 67.3 miles from Franklin. You can access it via the scenic Great Smoky Mountains Expressway (US route 74) and I-40 E. In addition to plenty of free, family-friendly activities, amenities and sights around Asheville include:

  • 100+ Full-Service Restaurants
  • 100 Museums
  • 30 Breweries
  • 4 State Parks
  • 6 Hiking Trails
  • 6 Spas
  • 18 Gas Stations
  • 6 Dump Stations
  • 20 Hospitals and Medical Centers

Knoxville, Tennessee – Traveling about 130 miles down I-40 W, you'll find Knoxville, Tennessee. Called "The Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains," this well-known city is prized for the quality and variety of Southern food and hospitality. In fact, it has more restaurants per capita than any other U.S. city. Make sure to take a trip to the Knoxville Zoo when you're in town. 

  • 200+ Restaurants
  • 28 Museums and Historic Sites
  • 7 State Parks
  • 5 Hiking Trails
  • 7 Wellness Centers
  • 6 Dumping Stations
  • 20+ Gas Stations
  • 20 Hospitals and Medical Centers

Sapphire, NC - Located just about an hour from Franklin, Sapphire is home to several natural areas, campgrounds, and ski resorts. Featuring stunning waterfalls, this unincorporated area in Jackson County is a must-experience destination for nature lovers of all ages. 

  • 41 Restaurants
  • 8 State Parks
  • 20 Hiking Trails
  • 5 Gas Stations
  • 3 Dump Sites
  • 3 Hospitals and Medical Centers

Best National Parks Near Franklin, NC

You could spend days in Great Smoky Mountains National Park and never tire of the vistas and views. The park offers fairly temperate weather year-round and covers more than 500,000 acres of mountains, waterways, and woodlands. The highest peak is 6,643 feet, and you can splash around, fish, or photograph more than 2,000 miles of streams and rivers. Explore on your own or join an organized tour. 

Some 366 miles down I-40 W in Kentucky, Mammoth Cave National Park is a must-see destination for spelunkers of all ages. The cave system is the world's largest, and you'll need at least a day to take it all in. Although temperatures in the area are relatively mild, the caves are damp and chilly even in warm seasons. In the unlikely event that you tire of exploring the caves, hiking, horseback riding, and other outdoor activities are always available. The park staff offers guided tours and hosts special events throughout the year. 

Driving slightly southeast along I-26 about 235 miles will lead you to Congaree National Park in neighboring South Carolina. It is the state's only national park, and it features some of the tallest trees on the East Coast. Attractions include canoe tours, an Owl Prowl, bird-watching, and educational events hosted by park rangers throughout the year. Make sure to dress appropriately for warm, humid weather. 

Popular State Parks Near Franklin, NC

Stone Mountain State Park offers 90 campsites with water and electrical hookups, 18 miles of hiking trails, and plenty of spots for fishing. Campers can also access hot showers, and there is a nearby dump station. Make sure to visit the authentically restored 19th-century farm, Hutchinson Homestead, to learn about mountain agriculture.

Located just over 30 minutes away in neighboring Georgia, Black Rock Mountain State Park is an essential stop during your next trip around the Franklin area. Nestled in the highest peaks of the Blue Ridge Mountains, this park features four hiking trails, playgrounds, wildflowers, and picnic areas. You'll also find a gift shop and campsites scattered throughout. Because of the intense cold at high elevations, the park is closed during the winter months. 

About 37 miles down U.S. Route 76 W is Moccasin Creek State Park. This area is great for those who love fishing and water sports. Scattered across 37 acres, the Georgia park boosts 54 campsites, an ADA-accessible fishing pier, and miles of hiking trails that include access to the nearby Appalachian Trail. One unique feature is the geo-caching playground. 

Must-See Monuments and Landmarks Near Franklin, NC

Not to be outdone by Mother Nature, travelers will find that the area around Franklin, NC, is loaded with numerous historic sites and monuments.

  • Clingmans Dome is a unique observation deck located 6,684 feet up in the heart of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Nearby RV parking and campgrounds make it highly accessible. 
  • Looking Glass Falls is a central attraction in Asheville's Pisgah National Forest. Camp or hike and enjoy all the splendor surrounding this scenic area.
  • Reed Gold Mine is a must-visit for anyone who's interested in the history of the Franklin area. Although far from the rush in California, the Reed mine marks the location of the first discovery of gold in North America. 

Upcoming Events Near Franklin, NC

  • Cold Turkey 5K and Little Turkeys Fun! Run/Walk – This local fun run is a great way for fitness fans of all ages to kick off Thanksgiving. 
  • Winter Wonderland Nights – This local event that takes place throughout November and December is sponsored by the Franklin Chamber of Commerce and features light displays, free refreshments, and deals from local merchants. 

Popular POI Activities Near Franklin, NC

  • Franklin NC Farmer's Market – Fresh, locally sourced produce is sold every Saturday from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. year-round on E Palmer Street in downtown Franklin. Hours change to 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. during the winter months 
  • Little Tennessee River Greenway – Located on Main Street in Franklin, this is a scenic walkway that takes you through patches of wildflowers, wetlands, and forests. It offers access to picnic areas, playgrounds, a butterfly garden, and bike trails. 
  • Pickens Nose – This is a lovely trail that winds its way through a rhododendron forest and up to a popular scenic lookout.

RVshare’s Top Picks for Nearby RV Parks and Campgrounds

This area was made for RV living and has some of the best RV parks and camping facilities in the Smoky Mountains area. For example, Foothills RV Park and Cabins offers cable hookups, WiFi, on-site ice and firewood availability, and a heated swimming pool. Camp Rivers Landing is a family-friendly choice with pools, splash pads, game rooms, and plenty of fishing spots. A stay at Smoky Bear Campground & RV Park will allow you to enjoy a heated pool and hot tub, book and DVD library, fire pit, and clubhouse, 

Best RV Dump Stations Near Franklin, NC

Having access to dump stations is essential between RV parks and campgrounds. Most of the dump stations serving the Franklin community are located near Asheville. The USDA Forest Service - Lake Powhatan Recreation Area is open year-round. There is a small fee, but you can access hot showers, toilets, and picnic areas in addition to full tank dumping and cleaning. The Wilson's Riverfront RV Park offers free dumping and cleaning if you're staying at the park. However, there is a fee to access the dump stations only. 

Popular RV Storage Facilities Near Franklin, NC

Occasionally, it's necessary to locate secure storage for your RV or camper when you're between treks. Campers taking a break near the Franklin area will find a range of self- and full-service storage facilities close to RV parks and points of interest. Some, like Arden Fletcher Self Storage in Asheville, provide security fencing and video surveillance. Most are open year-round and offer 24-hour access.

Frequently Asked Questions About Renting an RV Near Franklin, NC

How much does it cost to rent an RV in Franklin?

Motorhomes are divided into Class A, B, and C vehicles. On average expect to pay $185 per night for Class A, $149 per night for Class B and $179 per night for Class C. Towable RVs include 5th Wheel, Travel Trailers, Popups, and Toy Hauler. On average, in Franklin, NC, the 5th Wheel trailer starts at $70 per night. Pricing for the Travel Trailer begins at $60 per night, and the Popup Trailer starts at $65 per night.

Do you need to be a certain age to rent an RV in Franklin?

Yes. The minimum age is 25 to be eligible to get an RV Rental in Franklin from RVshare.

Does RVshare have emergency roadside assistance?

Yes. Every RV rental booked through RVshare receives 24/7 emergency roadside assistance.

Does RVshare offer one way RV rentals in Franklin?

Yes. Prior to renting any RV, check with the owner since not all will offer this particular option.

RV Rentals Near Franklin, NC

National Parks Near Franklin, NC

State Parks Near Franklin, NC

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RV Dump Stations Near Franklin, NC
If you're looking for RV dump stations in North Carolina and happen to find yourself in the Asheville area, you are in luck. Asheville is one of the most beautiful areas of North Carolina and is very RV friendly. Whether you are there for hiking, craft beer, or farm-to-table food opportunities, Asheville has a lot to give. Here are some of the best dump stations in the Asheville area:
RV Storage Near Franklin, NC
Asheville, North Carolina, is nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains and is surrounded by great camping spots and outdoor destinations. Within the city, there are also plenty of attractions and things to do, such as taking a Hop-On Hop-Off trolley tour or experiencing the Asheville Ghost Walking Tour and Mystery Machine. If you take a look at the following list of RV storage facilities in Asheville, North Carolina, which are detailed in no particular order, you’ll likely find something that will suit your needs, seeing as each has its own particular selling point. Wintertime in Asheville is mild, but it can snow. Additionally, it does rain throughout the year, which means you’ll need a well-sealed RV if you choose outside RV storage Asheville when it rains or snows.
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