Highlands Vacation Rentals

Our Favorite Vacation Rentals in Highlands

  • Mountain Laurel Tree House
     Country House
    Booking.com
    From
    $281
  • Walk To Town Or Mirror Lake
     3br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $490
  • Penny’s Zen Retreat
     Country House
    Booking.com
    From
    $543
  • Nestle Down an artistic Cabin in the National Forest
    Excellent-1br Studio
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $129
  • Mountains Laurel
     Country House
    Booking.com
    From
    $190
  • ❤️WALK TO TOWN! Being IN TOWN is S’more fun!❤️
    Excellent3br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $448
  • Walnut Cove
     Country House
    Booking.com
    From
    $184
  • Charming Cottage w/ Deck - 1.5 Mi to Downtown
     2br Cottage
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $316

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Highlands Vacation Rentals with a Pool

  • New Listing! Peaceful Mountain Cabin
    Excellent4br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $396
  • The Cottage at Logan Creek-Ski & Snow Tubing Close
    Excellent3br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $311
  • Resort Retreat in Sapphire Valley
     Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $206

Highlands Vacation Rentals with Wi-Fi

  • Family Friendly Highlands Hideaway
    Excellent4br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $232
  • Perfect Winter Escape-Warm&Cozy In-Town Highlands
    ExcellentCountry House
    Airbnb
    From
    $336
  • IN TOWN! 2 Blocks to Main Street. WiFi. Sleeps 6.
    Excellent2br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $390
  • The Cottage at TippyToe Falls
    Excellent2br Cottage
    Airbnb
    From
    $336

Highlands Pet-Friendly Vacation Rentals

  • BRAVE HEART CABIN
     3br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $368
  • Close to town
    Excellent3br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $283
  • Mountain Air Cabin near Franklin and Highlands NC
    Excellent2br Chalet
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $167
  • Beautiful Mountain Getaway
     2br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $155

Highlands Travel Guide

Highlands is the perfect ourdoorsy vacation that everyone needs to reconnect with nature. This small town boasts a stunning location in the Nantahala National Forest, which lies in the Appalachian Mountains. From hiking and biking to fishing, there are recreational opportunities for everyone to enjoy. Meanwhile, the downtown area of Highlands also offers retail therapy, with antique and boutique stores, as well as art galleries. In addition, there are some amazing restaurants in town, from fine dining experiences to casual and relaxed pubs.

Things to Do in Highlands

There are a lot of beautiful waterfalls that tourists love to visit in the Nantahala National Forest. This includes the Bridal Veil Falls, which is 45-feet tall and visitors are able to walk behind the falls. Another top spot is Cullasaja Falls, which is part of the Mountain Waters Scenic Byway. Tourists also love to see the Shadow of the Bear, which is an image that emerges on Whiteside Mountain. One of the best places to fish in Highlands is at Harris Lake in Cliffside Lake Recreation Area. This provides the opportunity to catch rainbow trout and brown trout.

Best Time to Visit Highlands

The best times to visit Highlands is during the spring, summer and fall months.

Price and Availability in Highlands

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Highlands tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Highlands tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Highlands is in August, while the cheapest month is in March. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Highlands is in the high season in July. Highlands has its low season in March, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Highlands

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Highlands. The warmest months in Highlands are May and March, when temperatures reach 92 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 14 ˚F. The wettest month in Highlands is September with 6.77 inches of rain, while the driest month is April with 0.21 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Highlands

At AllTheRooms.com we have rentals from all of the leading providers - Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and others. Highlands has 735 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. A vacation in Highlands can be affordable - the cheapest price rental is available at $46 a night. The average price of an accommodation is generally $306 per night.

Those needing to get some work done during their trip to Highlands can choose from 197 places to stay that have WiFi. We have 24 accommodations that come with breakfast included. You can maintain your workout regime by staying at one of 9 accommodations that provide gym facilities. Driving to Highlands? Then choose one of the 204 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We have 7 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

AllTheRooms has 73 pet-friendly places to stay in Highlands, so if you're traveling with your cat or dog you won't have any problems.

525 of our accommodations in Highlands have been reviewed and rated. 71% are rated great. 307 accommodations allow instant booking.

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