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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.

10 Meals in Franklin Sure to Knock Your Socks Off

March 24, 2023

Tradition may tell us that you have to be in a major metropolitan area to find excellent dining, but I can confirm the best meals are found from small-town chefs…

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Culaccino’s Chef Frank Pullara and His Culinary Imprint on Main Street

February 22, 2023

The northeast side of downtown Franklin has expanded to include Harpeth Square, a vibrant retail center bringing new businesses and can’t-miss shops to Franklin, including a luxury hotel, a European-inspired…

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11 Best Spots to Work Remotely During Your Franklin Getaway

February 15, 2023

Has your home become your permanent office? Mine too. At first, I loved it. No commute, mid-day laundry, PJs all day. But now a few years removed from the office…

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Your Complete Guide to One Perfect Day in Franklin

January 27, 2023

In full recognition of my bias, downtown Franklin is one of the most perfect towns in the United States. I’ve been proud to call this town home for 25+ years…

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The 10 Absolute Must-Do’s For Your First Franklin Visit

January 4, 2023

Whether you’re hoping to uncover American history, enjoy Southern comfort food, snap an Instagram-worthy photo, or shop ‘til you drop, Franklin has something to delight every type of traveler. With…

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All Aboard the Franklin Hop! How to Experience This Unique Sightseeing Trolley Tour

December 14, 2022

Franklin’s history can be found woven throughout every storefront, farmland, mansion, and side street in town, and even though I’ve called the city home for nearly 30 years, I still…

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Fall in Love with Franklin: How to Live Your Own Hallmark Holiday Movie

October 25, 2022

For years, Franklin’s quintessential charm has been likened to the tropes found in made-for-TV holiday movies. Having grown up in the city myself, I can confirm the holiday magic that…

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15 Delightful Date Nights Sure to Impress!

February 7, 2019

Love is in the air in Franklin, Tennessee, voted one of the “Most Romantic Towns” by Travel + Leisure! With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, why not whisk your…

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