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Welcome to Highlands, North Carolina!

At 4,118 feet above sea level, Highlands boasts cool summers and crisp autumn temperatures. In addition to great hiking trails, waterfalls, and majestic views, Highlands has some of the finest dining and lodging establishments in the South. Come stroll our quaint Main Street and be taken back to a simpler time where R&R is always a priority. Local activities include golf, hiking, site-seeing, white water rafting, zip-lining, shopping, taking in a play, or simply enjoying a quiet relaxing weekend. It's all yours to enjoy. Again, welcome to Highlands! 





Highlands provides many different accommodation choices for enjoying the beauty of the area. From the quaint bed and breakfast to the comfort of a multi-room suite. We have historic inns to hotels. We also offer vacation rental homes, we have the ability to supply your accommodation needs. Please be our guest and allow our lodging professionals to spoil you from head to toe, while you enjoy all the natural beauty we have to offer. Please book your rooms early as they fill up fast in season.






Dining is a delightful and varied experience at any of the wonderful restaurants in and around Highlands. We do however suggest that reservations be made well in advance during the season.

Downtown Highlands NC
Old Edwards Inn|Highlands NC
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