Feel the Spirit of the Mountains

Nestled on the southern plateau of North Carolina's majestic Blue Ridge Mountains, Highlands is a vibrant village with breathtaking mountain vistas, spectacular waterfalls, and serene forests. Stroll along Main Street to charming shops, restaurants, galleries, outdoor concerts, and live performing arts. Explore mountain trails for hiking, biking, and horseback riding. Reconnect with nature on 14 acres of tranquil fields, forests, and streams surrounding Half-Mile Farm. Canoe along our 6-acre lake or meander through nature trails along a trickling stream. Discover clear lakes and rivers for fishing, canoeing, kayaking, tubing, and whitewater rafting. Play golf at Old Edwards Club or hike up Whiteside Mountain. Whether you want to go zip lining through the treetops or watch a live show at Highlands Playhouse, you'll find relaxation and adventure at our Highlands luxury Inn just three minutes from downtown.

Attractions Nearby

  • Hiking Trails — Onsite
  • Whiteside Mountain — 1 mile
  • Highlands Playhouse — 1 mile  
  • Sunset Rock — 2 Miles
  • Waterfalls — 1 Mile
  • Lake Glenville — 15 Miles
  • The Bascom: A Center for the Visual Arts — 2 Miles
  • Highlands Performing Arts Center — 1 Mile
  • Zip Lining at Highlands Aerial Park — 7 Miles
  • Whitewater Rafting — 20 Miles