Franklin County embodies the tagline “great moments along the way” by offering a wide variety of recreation and cultural opportunities, including:


Above:  The new $7.1 Million borough of chambersburg aquatic center-opened may 2018


Franklin county is the center of the scenic Cumberland Valley. With reasonable lodging rates and more than 1,700 hotel rooms, the County’s convenient location couples early frontier, Underground Railroad, and Civil War history with seasonal beauty, year-round recreation, and old-fashioned, hometown appeal. In addition, the county is within 30 minutes of historic Gettysburg and Antietam National Military Parks and 15 minutes of Hagerstown, MD; 30 Minutes of Frederick, MD; 60 minutes of Harrisburg, PA; and within 75 minutes if the Baltimore/Washington D.C. metro areas, thus creating more access to recreation, shopping, and cultural activities.

Please visit the Franklin County Visitor’s Bureau for more information.

Tourism revenue annually