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Highlands is set within national forest land, with mountains covered in lush green trees, and natural waterfalls formed from the rocky landscape. It's the perfect spot to escape to a friendly small town, with tourists drawn to the area by the abundance of natural beauty and the welcoming atmosphere. The town also has a busy cultural calendar, with several small theater companies, and a thriving local art scene in this bohemian town.

Things to see

The town is part of Nantahala National Forest land, and this gives visitors ample space for hiking, biking, camping, and generally enjoying the great outdoors. You'll find calm streams and tumbling waterfalls, shady trails, and old-growth forest areas with dense layers of trees. The Dry Falls are a popular spot for tourists, with easily accessible trails, and you can walk on wooden decking behind the clear falls, with a cooling spray of water on hot days. Whiteside Mountain offers challenging hikes with rocky terrain, and areas of thick overgrowth. Hike to the peak and you'll enjoy views of the surrounding areas from 700 feet above, and there are also opportunities to climb the steep rock faces for the ultimate in outdoor adventures. In town, the Highlands Playhouse is a popular attraction with locals and tourists, and this modern theater hosts musicals, plays, and dance recitals, as well as movie screenings from vintage to new releases.

Hotels in Highlands

Those who travel in Highlands and the surrounding areas will find plenty of cozy lodges and motels with beautiful mountain views and a welcoming atmosphere. You can enjoy hotel facilities such as outdoor pools, spa tubs, saunas, fitness centers, barbecue grills, outdoor spaces, and fireplaces in the lobby. There is also a choice of guestrooms, with amenities such as balconies, free WiFi, coffee makers, televisions with cable channels, and refrigerators. Many hotels also offer a complimentary breakfast, either continental or full, as well as room service during certain hours, and daily housekeeping services with extra towels and bedding on request.

Where to stay

Those who travel in Highlands and the surrounding areas will find plenty of cozy lodges and motels with beautiful mountain views and a welcoming atmosphere. You can enjoy hotel facilities such as outdoor pools, spa tubs, saunas, fitness centers, barbecue grills, outdoor spaces, and fireplaces in the lobby. There is also a choice of guestrooms, with amenities such as balconies, free WiFi, coffee makers, televisions with cable channels, and refrigerators. Many hotels also offer a complimentary breakfast, either continental or full, as well as room service during certain hours, and daily housekeeping services with extra towels and bedding on request.

How to get to Highlands

Asheville Regional Airport has flights arriving from major cities across the USA, and is a scenic 90 minute drive away from Highlands. There are also taxis and private shuttles available, as well as private coach services that take groups of visitors into the mountains. Toccoa Amtrak Station is an hour's drive away, with car rentals and taxis available at the station, and here you can catch the Clemson line, with trains between New Orleans and New York City.