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Abbi Wilt

Abbi is an adopted Tennessean who has fallen in love with the South—especially its people, warmth, and incomparable food. When she’s not telling stories or experimenting with family recipes, Abbi loves to explore new places with her husband Zach and dog Groot.

How to Spend the Perfect Weekend in Franklin

November 3, 2023

To properly celebrate all that Franklin, Tennessee has to offer, we recommend spending at least a week exploring our town’s storied history. From world-class restaurants to unparalleled live music to…

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An overhead shot of a road in fall

6 Perfect Pairings for a Lovely Fall Day in Franklin

September 29, 2023

Fall and Franklin go together like peanut butter and jelly. Separately, they’re wonderful—but together, they’re a harmonious duo that bring joy to all. From the golden patchwork of foliage along…

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48 Hours in Franklin: How to Experience the Perfect Fall Getaway

September 8, 2023

It’s hard to put your finger on what makes fall in Franklin, Tennessee an other-worldly experience. It might be that the temperatures give way from summer’s brutal heat to provide…

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10 Amazing Things to Do in Charming Leiper’s Fork, Tennessee

August 8, 2023

Small-town America may seem like a dream of years past. There’s no way that you could stumble across an idyllic, charming town with a slower pace of life, always-friendly locals,…

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What You Need to Know for Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival 2023

July 21, 2023

There’s no experience quite so quintessentially Tennessee as making the pilgrimage to a 19th century, 200-acre horse-farm-turned-park in Franklin each fall to experience one of the best music festivals in the country.…

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5 Spots To See The Best Holiday Lights in Franklin, Tennessee

November 30, 2022

Christmas in Franklin is simply magical. Lights twinkle in storefronts, oversized ornaments hang in trees, and the usual warmth that resounds from Franklin locals is amplified with a nod of…

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Maximize the Fun on Your Next Business Trip to Franklin

February 1, 2022

Cool Springs is Franklin’s industrial older sister that has a little something special—a store, a restaurant, or an experience—for everyone. The mall and the movie theater were favorites of mine…

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What Every History Lover Must See in Franklin

September 8, 2021

If you’re a history lover, you’re probably already familiar with Franklin, Tennessee. In November 1864, Confederate troops met Union soldiers and fought in the Battle of Franklin, a five-hour conflict…

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9 Unexpected Things To Do In Franklin

August 3, 2021

When you feel like you’ve ‘been there, done that’ around Franklin, I assure you—there’s more to see. Though guests love frequenting some of the more popular spots— The Park at Harlinsdale…

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5 of the Best Picnic Spots in Franklin

June 29, 2021

Though summer in Franklin can be hot, visitors will find all kinds of both shaded and sunny options for a family lunch, an intimate gathering, time with girlfriends, or even…

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