Franklin County

Franklin County is located in the Blue Ridge Foothills of Southwest Virginia and is considered a part of the Roanoke Region of Virginia. Visitors can enjoy many attractions and activities such as lodging, shopping, dining, trails, recreation, wineries and breweries, music, agriculture and art. Popular sites of interest in Franklin County include Smith Mountain Lake, Philpott Lake, Chaos Mountain Brewing Co, Sunken City Brewery, Brooks Mill Winery, Smith Mountain Lake Winery, Smith Mountain Lake Farm Alpacas and much more. Franklin County also hosts festivals including the annual Smith Mountain Lake Wine Festival.