Hotels in Highlands, North Carolina

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Highlands overview

Nature lovers can visit Highlands Biological Station and Bridal Veil Falls while in Highlands. Make it a point to see sights like Highlands Playhouse and Highlands Art Gallery. Highlands is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Highlands

Whether traveling on business or vacation, Highlands can comfortably accommodate you. There are 25 hotels in Highlands and you can shop as many as 33 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 30%. We have room prices starting at 47 USD per night and here you'll find a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Highlands as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 22 4-star hotels from 89 USD per night
  • • 31 3-star hotels from 64 USD per night
  • • 16 2-star hotels from 50 USD per night

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
Nature lovers will appreciate these places:
  • • Highlands Biological Station
  • • Bridal Veil Falls
  • • Glen Falls
  • • Dry Falls
  • • Cliffside Lake Recreation Area
Here are some favorite choices:
  • • Highlands Playhouse
  • • Highlands Art Gallery
  • • The Bascom Center for the Visual Arts
  • • Whiteside Mountain
  • • 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