Quality Inn & Suites
634 David Street
Centerville, TN 37033
Phone: (931) 729-5600
Fax: (931) 729-6979
This hometown bakery makes the great rolls and breads found in local grocery stores, but visitors to the downtown Franklin area can enjoy some of the bakery's other treats. Biscuits, doughnuts and muffins make good breakfast choices. Sit down for a leisurely lunch with chicken salad sandwiches served on the shop's famous fresh baked bread. Planning a picnic? Ask for sandwiches, desserts and lemonade to go before you head out into the Tennessee countryside.
You'll delight in the laid-back atmosphere of this cozy Franklin shop called Franklin Booksellers. Help yourself to a free cup of coffee and settle into a cozy chair to read the book you're thinking about buying. Books of all genres are stacked high on the shelves, browsing is encouraged and the friendly owners will be glad to help you. Whether you need a good mystery novel or a how-to manual, you're sure to find it.
The Little Cottage Toys is a delightful little toy shop located in The Factory in Franklin. This locally owned toy-shop specializes in toys that inspire creativity and imagination. The shop does not sell electronic games, hand-held games or much of anything that requires batteries. What you will find are wooden puzzles, books, pirate figures, art supplies, dress-up clothes, classic characters and stuffed animals. The Little Cottage Toys carries brands such as Calico Critters, Corolle Dolls, Goetz Dolls, Melissa and Doug, Mighty World, and Webkinz. -Lynn-nore Chittom
Teddy Bear's Picnic a romantic gift store, bearing the name of the famous children's story, is the place for gifts from the heart. Collectibles and stuffed animals are specialties here. Beanie Babies including many retired pieces, are in stock, and the inventory changes frequently. You'll find Boyds Bears to the Bear in the Big Blue House series. Whether you are looking for a special surprise for your children or an adult who refuses to grow up, you will find it here.
Franklin is filled with buildings of historical significance. One of these structures is The Factory. This was the former home of the Dortch Stove Works, Magic Chef, and later the Jamison Bedding Company. A National Historic Landmark, it is now home to shopping and meeting spaces. Specialty shops such as art galleries, fashion boutiques and photographer's studios fill the storefronts inside. Meeting space is available in three areas, accommodating up to 5,000 people and perfect for a wedding or business conference.
Peggy's Place features collectibles of all types, such as Harbor Lights and Snow Bunnies. Specialty pottery pieces by accomplished artists make perfect gifts and home accessories. Mississippi artist, Gail Pittman, is very popular. Her use of color and distinctive designs are a wonderful compliment to most decor. Handpainted and signed, these are sure to become collector's items. Gift baskets and flower arrangements are available for delivery to much of the surrounding area.
Jewelry Palace has offered superior quality merchandise at affordable prices since 1988. So, whether you're shopping for an anniversary gift, engagement ring or custom jewelry piece, you will most likely find what you have in mind and will be confident of the investment. The helpful staff will help you select the perfect jewelry. Custom designs and jewelry repair service is also available.
Whether you prefer saltwater or freshwater species, Emerald Bay Fish & Reptiles store has the fish, tanks and supplies to provide you with aquatic solace. The staff here has over 40 years of combined experience in developing and maintaining aquatic environments. If you are looking to turn your yard into an aquatic playground, ask about outdoor ponds, fully stocked with exotic fish. Looking for something with feathers or scales? Snakes, iguanas, and all types of exotic birds too are waiting for you.
Bearing the slogan, "Where the West Begins," Cowboy Store works hard to keep the best in Western apparel, jewelry and accessories in stock at all times. Wrangler jeans, Double D Ranchwear and such make the perfect start to your new Western wardrobe. Dress up your home with West-inspired artwork, and surprise that special cowgirl with a beautiful gift from the jewelry collection.
If you are a diver or want to be, you'll find all the gear you need and instructors who can teach you how to use it. Middle Tennessee Scuba and Swim is state-of-the-art, with certified instructors and a 12-foot deep diving pool. Earn your PADI certification in one of the many classes offered, then join a dive club and plan a sea adventure. Facility is also available for private scuba parties. Sure to be an event your friends won't soon forget.
Academy Sports & Outdoors is designed to please anyone who loves to participate in sports or action in the great outdoors! More than 52,000 square feet dedicated to sporting and camping gear practically guarantees that you will find what you need to get in the game or onto the trail. Name a sport, and you'll find the equipment and accessories needed to play and the athletic clothing and footwear to dress the part.
Situated between upscale Brentwood and Franklin, Cool Springs Galleria is quite trendy. More than 200 stores, specialty shops and restaurants offer patrons many choices in fashion, electronics, home decor, casual dining and more. With names like Abercrombie, Fossil, House of Stella and Sephora, this mall has something for everyone. And the seemingly endless additions to the complex give the impression there's no limit to this shopping mecca.