Franklin Inn on Durkee

For your next lodging experience, we invite you to enjoy our unique international themes. Try a fantasy trip around the world while enjoying the ambiance of this restored & beautifully landscaped 1894 Queen Anne Victorian. Select any of our four rooms/suites with 3 floors of original character home features. The inn is located in the historical district of downtown Appleton. Within only blocks, enjoy the highlights of the Fox Valley: Performing Arts Center, History Museum at the Castle, Trout Museum of Art, Lawrence University, City Park, Fox River Trail, & unique dining. Enjoy a gourmet breakfast in the formal dining room or in the privacy of your luxurious suite with amenities of a whirlpool, fireplace, pillow-top king size bed & WIFI. More fun in an elegant setting is to try our murder mystery party, small wedding or shower, girlfriend getaway, scrapbook event, or retreat.