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  • Published On: November 10, 2022

    Your Guide to Highlands NC Waterfalls

    North Carolina’s beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains attract adventurers far and wide looking to explore our vast wilderness. Within this wilderness, you will be rewarded with scenic trails that take you to some of the most breathtaking waterfalls in North Carolina. You can access nine waterfalls within ten miles of Highlands. Spend your vacation chasing Highlands, [...]

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  • Published On: October 25, 2022

    Attend the Highlands Food & Wine Festival

    Nestled at 4,000 feet in Nantahala National Forest, you will find one of the best small towns in the south, Highlands, North Carolina. A charming mountain town where outdoor adventurers come to explore, surrounded by the peaks and valleys of the Blue Ridge Mountains. We are known for many things, from the spectacular cascading waterfalls [...]

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  • Published On: October 2, 2022

    July 4th Celebration in Highlands

    Celebrate the 4th of July is the gorgeous Blue Ridge Mountains with a summer vacation to Highlands, NC.

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  • Published On: October 2, 2022

    Explore Highlands with Highlands Excursions

    Explore the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains with local expert guide Justin Kingland of Highland Excursions.

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  • Published On: August 2, 2022

    Highlands Favorite Holiday Events & Activities

    Slow down and spend the holiday season in the Smoky Mountains with Highlands Vacation Rentals. The Highlands holiday lights are a long-standing tradition and are lit straight after Thanksgiving, setting the tone for a long and festive holiday season. The town park is aglow with the festive spirit of the season and millions of twinkling [...]

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  • Published On: August 2, 2022

    Top Highlands Events & Festivals

    Highlands is a quaint mountain town nestled in the southern Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. Voted one of the “Best Small Towns in the South”, Highlands is a bucket-list vacation destination with an abundance of natural beauty, outdoor recreation, shopping & dining, arts & culture, and coveted music and culinary festivals that draw crowds [...]

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  • Published On: March 21, 2022

    Highlands Motoring Festival

    Here’s the scoop on the annual Highlands Motoring Festival.

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  • Published On: November 15, 2021

    Fantastic Dining in Highlands, NC

    Explore the top cafes, restaurants and bars in and around Highlands with a diversity of delicious options for your vacation in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains.

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  • Published On: November 12, 2021

    What to do in Highlands

    There’s a lot of different hikes and waterfalls to see in Highlands so we wanted to share some of the Highlands Vacation Rentals team favorites!

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  • Published On: November 12, 2021

    Ristorante Paoletti in Highlands

    Ristorante Paoletti has been a Highlands favorite since 1984 and is a fantastic choice for an intimate dinner and world-class wines.

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