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Kellie Walton

Kellie Walton is a freelance food and travel writer with deep roots in Williamson County. When she's not embarking on a new adventure or writing about her favorite places, you can find her binging 90s sitcoms or bouncing between cocktail bars and coffee shops.

4 Reasons You’ve Got to Come See Our New & Improved Visitor Center!

June 6, 2024

There’s no better way to kick off a trip to historic Franklin than with a pit stop at our Visitor Center—not only is it in the cutest little location off…

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Treat Yourself to Luxury with a Decadent Day at These Franklin Spas

May 8, 2024

If you’ve tackled your spring cleaning, filed your taxes, and are preparing for summer break, chances are you could use a “treat yourself” day filled with some rest & relaxation.…

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This Franklin Food Guide will Satisfy Every Kind of Eater

March 20, 2024

Franklin is a city rooted in history – but one of the best parts of its dining scene is the convergence of new and old. Throughout the area, you’ll find…

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You’ll Totally Fall in Love with the Romantic Story of Walton’s Jewelry

February 2, 2024

Melba Walton was always an entrepreneur. It began as a side hustle, where she sold reclaimed furniture at flea markets in the 1960s and 70s. When the furniture became too…

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Make Your Way Downtown to Try These 6 Franklin Cocktail Spots

January 19, 2024

The half-mile stretch that is downtown Franklin’s bustling Main Street is packed with every good thing imaginable: adorable shops, impressive restaurants that span fine dining and comfort food, friendly visitors,…

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How to Plan a Fabulous Girls' Getaway to Franklin that Your Friends Won't Forget!

How to Plan a Fabulous Girls’ Getaway to Franklin that Your Friends Won’t Forget!

January 19, 2024

There’s nothing like a girls trip to fuel your soul: slow mornings sipping hot coffee, linked-arm laughing down a charming side street, a touch of retail therapy, and, of course,…

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5 Holiday-Themed Date Night Ideas to Make Your Season Bright

December 14, 2023

With the amount of times I’ve compared Franklin to a Hallmark movie, it should be a no-brainer that it’s a town riddled with romance. A stroll down Main Street or a fancy…

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7 Delicious Ways to Have the Sweetest Holiday in Franklin

December 1, 2023

We all know it’s a marshmallow world in the winter, which means we have every excuse to treat ourselves all season long. Despite our historical lack of snow during the…

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All the Holiday Must-Do’s for Franklin First-Timers

November 8, 2023

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: The holidays in downtown Franklin are a Hallmark movie brought to life. There are bundled-up shoppers finding the perfect gifts up…

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5 Cozy Coffee Drinks That Will Make Your Fall Even More Delicious

October 10, 2023

The greatest time of year is finally here! As a cool breeze whisks the summer heat and humidity away for a few months, it’s time to swap your cold brew…

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