Five Reasons to Fall in Love with Franklin Southampton VA

Posted on October 7, 2022

Fall in Franklin Southampton has a magical feel. The white cotton fields welcome you instead of traffic. The leaves dancing along the backroads gives you a childlike wonder. It’s the perfect place to come and reset while enjoying the events and businesses that are ready to welcome you in Franklin Southampton! Here’s five reasons to plan your road trip today:

Exciting Events

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Come discover the area when a special event is happening like River Road Farm Music in the Country, Boykins Pumpkin Fest, Cruise In Finale, Singer Songwriter Sessions at the Hubs Vine, Trivia Nights at Cork Tap Taste Tasting Room, Halloween Events and more (click here for all events that are happening)!

Outdoor Dining

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Fall weather is perfect for dining outside! Enjoy spots such as Belmont Deli, Fred’s, Serve Restaurant, Three Guys, and Don Pancho’s.

The Great Pumpkin Hunt

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Shop with local farms and retailers that grow their own. Visit Goose Hill Farm for the whole experience from u-pick to corn maze, new pumpkin bowling and tons of picture opportunities. Stop in at Gurganus Peanut Outlet, Grayson and Emma’s Garden Spot and Savage Patch Farm to shop their selections plus pick up seasonal produce, pumpkin ice cream, peanuts, and more!

Shopping is Always a Good Idea

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It’s never too early to think about Christmas shopping and what better way to avoid shipping cost and delays than coming in person. Explore our boutiques such as Small Town Boutique and Picker’s Paradise in Ivor, to the Peanut Patch in Courtland, to Southern Charm Garden Center, Ginger’s Creative Woodworks, and The Cat’s Meow in Franklin.

The Perfect Cup of Joe

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Try out the French Toast Latte at the Daily Dose in Franklin Hometown Pharmacy, it is the perfect blend of maple and brown sugar cinnamon! Snag a unique Hot Honey Latte in Parker’s Peanuts or the classic Pumpkin Spice Latte from StoreHouse. Bonus tip: all these spots have delicious baked goods to pair with your drink of choice and some have shopping options as well!

There is a lot to discover but don’t just take our word for it! Explore our site and plan your trip to come fall in love with Franklin Southampton VA!