Stay near Shopping Options at Cool Springs Galleria
The Country Inn & Suites, Cool Springs is located off I-65 in Franklin, just 20 minutes south of Nashville. Full of historic plantations, museums, parks and an award-winning downtown, Franklin appeals to Civil War buffs, shoppers and art aficionados alike. The city was the site of the Civil War’s bloodiest hours now memorialized at Carnton Historic House and Carter House, which are both open for tours. Shoppers can browse for deals in the Cool Springs Galleria Mall, home to 165 intriguing shops and located minutes from the hotel, while sports lovers can head to the nearby ice skating rink.
Explore these sites on your vacation in Franklin:
- A-Game Sportsplex Ice Skating Rink (0.4 miles)
Watch a hockey match, or take to the ice rink yourself and skate or play broomball at this complex.
Phone: +1 (615) 771-2444
- Carnton Historic House (6.7 miles)
This plantation, built in 1826 by Nashville’s mayor Randal McGavock, served as a field hospital during the brutal Battle of Franklin during the Civil War. Guided tours are available.
Phone: +1 (615) 794-0903
- Carter House (5.5 miles)
Visit the site of a bloody Civil War battle at this house built in 1830 and located just outside of Franklin. The house and surrounding acreage have been preserved and are open for tours.
Phone: +1 (615) 791-1861
- Cool Springs Galleria Mall (0.7 miles)
Search for deals at the mall's five department stores or browse through some of the 165 specialty shops at this local retail center.
Phone: +1 (615) 771-2128
- The Factory at Franklin (3.8 miles)
Located six blocks from downtown Franklin, this 12-building complex is home to art galleries, boutique shops and an array of inviting restaurants.
Phone: +1 (615) 791-1777
- Historic Downtown Franklin (4 miles)
Stroll down Franklin’s historic Main Street and peek into antique stores, visit book shops or have coffee in an outdoor cafe in the place that Garden & Gun magazine named “Best Southern Town.”
Phone: +1 (615) 591-8500