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Highlands Travel Blog2022-12-06T11:38:14-04:00
  • Published On: September 22, 2023

    Plan a North Carolina Family Vacation

    There are endless possibilities for a North Carolina family vacation in the spectacular Blue Ridge Mountains! Take your family to the charming town of Highlands and immerse yourself in the great outdoors with adventures like nature walks, horseback riding, and ziplining. Or take the fun indoors with activities like go-kart tracks, laser tag, and gemstone [...]

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  • Published On: August 18, 2023

    Plan a North Carolina Fall Getaway in Highlands

    North Carolina fall is right around the corner; plan your getaway with Highlands Vacation Rentals and experience the magic of the season in the Blue Ridge Mountains! Allow the vibrant fall colors to serve as the backdrop for your unforgettable outdoor adventures, from scenic waterfall hikes to fly fishing amidst nature's splendid palette. Or plan [...]

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  • Published On: July 31, 2023

    5 of the Best Highlands, NC, Hiking Trails

    Nestled in the heart of the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains, Highlands offers one of the best North Carolina getaways for nature lovers! Hit the Highlands, NC, hiking trails and discover cascading waterfalls, mountain views, forests, and wildflower meadows near Highlands Vacation Rentals. Whether you are looking for family-friendly strolls or challenging mountain hikes, there is [...]

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  • Published On: June 16, 2023

    When and Where to See the Shadow of the Bear

    Have you heard of the Shadow of the Bear phenomenon that happens every fall in the Cashiers Highlands area? If you haven’t, you’ve come to the right place to learn why this phenomenon happens, when it occurs, and where to see it. Every fall, a unique shadow appears across Whiteside Mountain, forming the shape of [...]

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  • Published On: May 12, 2023

    Highlands NC Shopping Guide

    When on vacation, it’s easy to pick up what you need at big box stores, but we encourage you to shop local during your next North Carolina getaway! Whether you are looking for souvenirs, clothing, locally made art, or hiking gear, our Highlands, NC, shopping scene has something for everyone. Escape to the mountains with [...]

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  • Published On: April 12, 2023

    North Carolina Summer Vacation in Highlands

    Summer is right around the corner, and we invite you to explore the beauty of North Carolina this season in the mountain town of Highlands. A North Carolina summer vacation in Highlands offers endless outdoor recreation opportunities such as hiking, fishing, biking, kayaking, ziplining, and golfing. Access endless adventures nearby when you stay with Highlands [...]

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  • Published On: March 16, 2023

    The Top Things to Do in Highlands, NC

    If you are looking for a North Carolina vacation destination that offers a bit of everything, then Highlands is the place to be this summer! Appealing to nature enthusiasts and art lovers alike, there are endless things to do in Highlands, NC! Whether you want to explore scenic waterfall trails winding through the Nantahala National [...]

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  • Published On: February 22, 2023

    Join Us for the Bear Shadow Festival in Highlands

    The Bear Shadow Festival returns this April, bringing three days of music and daytime activities to the beautiful Highlands Plateau. Shake off your hibernation and spend springtime celebrating music in the mountains! Choose Highlands Vacation Rentals to host your group for the festival, and enjoy plenty of space to spread out in our spacious properties! [...]

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  • Published On: January 15, 2023

    Looking for Pet-Friendly Cabins in NC? Visit Highlands!

    At Highlands Vacation Rentals, we know that no vacation is complete without your dog by your side. That’s why we offer an impressive collection of pet-friendly cabins in Highlands, NC, to accommodate travelers and their furry friends. Take your dog on an epic adventure to the great outdoors, exploring cascading waterfalls and surmounting mountain trails [...]

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  • Published On: December 15, 2022

    Discover the Best Restaurants in Highlands, NC

    Highlands, North Carolina, is a small mountain town with something for everyone. The town’s cultural scenes, wine gardens, high-end boutiques, and award-winning restaurants keep visitors busy throughout the seasons. Highlands is primarily known for its upscale dining and fine restaurants, and that’s why we’ll be taking a close look at the best restaurants in Highlands, [...]

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