The county seat of Pendleton County
), Franklin is at the crossroads of highways 220 and 33.
The Potomac Highlands Council provides much of the travel accommodation throughout the area.
The Potomac River is nearby providing much fishing and boating opportunities. There are local shops for all water activity needs.
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08/06 Coming to The area
West Virginia Strawberry Festival Buckhannon WV May15-19 The Festival is a unique, traditional celebration to promote the strawberry harvest. Enthusiastic volunteers provide good, family style entertainment that offers exciting educational and cultural events for everyone.
Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival Harrisonburg VA June9-16 The Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival is a week-long summer music festival devoted to promoting an appreciation and understanding of the music of Bach and a featured composer, country, era or people.
Mountainfest Morgantown WV July24-28
Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival Wheeling WV July26-28 Bocce tournament, pasta exhibit, wine competition, entertainment.
Appalachian Festival Beckley WV August23-25 The 17th Annual Appalachian Festival is three big days packed with arts, crafts, entertainment, music, food and fun!
Shippensburg Corn Festival Shippensburg PA August31 The downtown main streets are closed to vehicular traffic and transformed into a huge street fair for the day.