Discover Highlands

Attractions, Art and More in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Situated in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, Highlands, NC, is an incredible destination for adventure and relaxation. The small town offers a vibrant arts scene, many interesting cultural attractions, unique boutiques and outfitters, a lively culinary scene of fine restaurants and casual eateries, live music venues, and outdoor summer concerts. See local, regional, and international art exhibits, take an art or cooking class, enjoy special events, and walk along the outdoor sculpture and nature trail at The Bascom: A Center for Visual Arts. Hit the links at the Old Edwards Club or discover historical landmarks on a Highlands Heritage Trail walking tour. Your North Carolina mountain adventures begin at our mountain-chic Highlands motel--it's up to you where to go from here!