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Franklin Travel Guide

Franklin is located in Maine and is southeast of Bangor, a popular town well known for its charm and as a gateway to Acadia National Park. Franklin, Maine is mainly known for being named after Benjamin Franklin and for its proximity to Maine's wild coastline.

Things to Do in Franklin

You are definitely going to want to check out Angel Falls, it’s a must see and a great opportunity for everyone in your group to trudge through the forest and end up somewhere beautiful. Nature lovers can also go hiking near Small Falls or you could visit the Stanley Museum if you are not outdoors inclined. One of more popular activities for the whole family is visiting Mason's Ruby and Sapphire Mine. You get to sluice/flume a bucket for gems (its easier and more fun than it sounds).

Best Places to Stay in Franklin

Franklin is not exactly a bustling metropolis so don't get too worried about finding the right neighborhood, because the whole town is great! The town is surrounded by bodies of water, so consider finding a place near to one of these, like Donnell Pond.

Best Time to Visit Franklin

To really get the most of out your trip you are going to want to visit during the summer, when the weather will be more accommodating for all of the activities you're going to want to do while visiting Franklin.

Food in Franklin

There are some mouthwatering spots for foodies to sample in Franklin. Chippers is known for having some of the best food in the area and a nice selection of wine. It is not unusual to see the place packed with locals. If you love seafood, then you’re going to want also to check out Ruth and Wimpy's Restaurant, which is a local favorite in Franklin.

Price and Availability in Franklin

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Franklin tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Sunday. Vacation homes in Franklin tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Franklin is in July, while the cheapest month is in November. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Franklin is in the high season in August. Franklin has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Franklin

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Franklin. The warmest months in Franklin are June and May, when temperatures reach 91 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to -1 ˚F. The wettest month in Franklin is July with 10.03 inches of rain, while the driest month is June with 2.44 inches of rain.

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