Retail, Food & Accommodations

Franklin County is a destination for many nationally known retail outlets, restaurants, and hotels/motels.

Franklin County is also home to many locally owned and operated restaurants, pubs, eateries, and retailers. In 2020 the growing leisure, hospitality, and retail trade sectors account for nearly 15,000 jobs.

Major National Retailers

  • Wal-Mart
  • Lowe’s
  • Target
  • Kohl’s
  • Tractor Supply
  • PetSmart
  • BJs Wholesale Warehouse
  • Harbor Freight Tools

Major National Restaurants

  • Applebee’s
  • Red Robin
  • Panera
  • Red Lobster
  • Longhorn Steakhouse
  • Olive Garden
  • Cracker Barrel

Locally Owned/Operated Restaurants

Rough Edges Brewing in downtown Waynesboro


Hidden Key Brewing Company in downtown Greencastle.


Michaux Brewing Company located in Waynesboro

Locally Owned/Operated Breweries & Wineries

Major National Hotel / Motel Facilities

  • Hampton Inn
  • Fairfield Inn Marriot
  • Country Inn
  • Holiday Inn Express
  • Best Western
  • Comfort Inn & Suites
  • Quality Inn & Suites
  • LaQuinta Inn & Suites
  • Cobblestone Hotel & Suites
jobs in the growing hospitality sector