Day Trips

Set in the heart of the Nantahala National Forest, there is beauty around every corner when explore the areas surrounding Highlands. Set out on a day trip to discover waterfalls, hiking trails and great activities and attractions.

Lake Glenville

Lake Glenville

14 miles from Highlands lies Lake Glenville, a reservoir surrounded by mountains with 26 miles of scenic shoreline
Location: Lake Glenville, North Carolina
Cashiers

Cashiers

Take a day trip to Cashiers where you are welcomed by craggy mountains, tumbling waterfalls and babbling creeks. Only 10 miles from Highlands along the road less travelled.
Location: Cashiers, NC