Hotels in Highlands, North Carolina

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Highlands overview

Highlands is a friendly locale known for its natural features, and surrounded by picturesque views of waterfalls and mountains. You'll enjoy the area's dancing, live music, and skyscrapers. 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 you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Highlands has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Highlands with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Highlands hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Highlands hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

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

Fun outings can include a visit to:
  • • Highlands Country Club
  • • Jackson Hole Gem Mine
The area's local highlights include its live music scene and places like:
  • • Highlands Playhouse
  • • Highlands Art Gallery
  • • The Bascom Center for the Visual Arts
  • • Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts
  • • Scottish Tartans Musuem
Its mountain views, waterfalls, and hiking trails offer a glimpse of the natural beauty and favorite spots include:
  • • Highlands Biological Station
  • • Bridal Veil Falls
  • • Glen Falls
  • • Dry Falls
  • • Cliffside Lake Recreation Area
Some recommended places to see include:
  • • Highlands Country Club
  • • Whiteside Mountain
  • • Old Edwards Club
  • • Jackson Hole Gem Mine
  • • Cullasaja Falls

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: 14.96 inches
  • April-June: 13.27 inches
  • July-September: 13.82 inches
  • October-December: 12.36 inches