Hotels in Highlands, North Carolina

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Highlands overview

Highlands is a luxury getaway distinct for its architecture and art, and known for its skyscrapers and spas. You're sure to appreciate the ample coffee and bar options. Nature lovers will find plenty of places to explore such as Highlands Biological Station and Bridal Veil Falls. Make some memories at Highlands Playhouse and Highlands Art Gallery. Highlands is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Highlands

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, Highlands can comfortably accommodate all visitors. There are 50 hotels in the Highlands area and you can shop as many as 14 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 40%.
  • • 18 2-star hotels with an average price of $48 per night
  • • 17 3-star hotels with an average price of $60 per night
  • • 13 4-star hotels with an average price of $89 per night

Here are the top hotels based on 2496 user reviews of Highlands hotels:
  • • Half-Mile Farm (Highlands)
  • • Old Edwards Inn and Spa (Highlands)
  • • The Park on Main (Highlands)
  • • 200 Main (Highlands)
  • • Mitchell's Lodge And Cottages (Highlands)

How to get to Highlands

Fly in to Asheville, NC (AVL-Asheville Regional), 45.6 mi (73.5 km) from downtown Highlands. Greenville, SC (GSP-Greenville-Spartanburg Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 56.6 mi (91.1 km) away.

What to see around Highlands

The area's local highlights include its art scene and places like:
  • • Highlands Art Gallery
  • • The Bascom Center for the Visual Arts
  • • Main Street Gallery
Its mountain views and waterfalls are well known, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Highlands Biological Station
  • • Bridal Veil Falls
  • • Glen Falls
  • • Dry Falls
  • • Cliffside Lake Recreation Area
Some recommended places to see include:
  • • Highlands Playhouse
  • • Highlands Country Club
  • • Whiteside Mountain
  • • Old Edwards Club
  • • Jackson Hole Gem Mine

When to visit Highlands

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 64°F day, 23°F night
  • • April-June: 83°F day, 35°F night
  • • July-September: 84°F day, 48°F night
  • • October-December: 73°F day, 24°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 14.8 inches
  • • April-June: 13.3 inches
  • • July-September: 13.8 inches
  • • October-December: 12.4 inches