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