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.
Find the perfect accommodation for your vacation at AllTheRooms.com. We compare Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and many more. Highlands has 596 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit careful travellers, extravagant travelers and everything in between. For those wanting to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Highlands comes in at $67 per night. An average rental in Highlands costs on average $327 per night.
If you have to have an internet connection during your time in Highlands, then you can choose from over 340 places to stay that have WiFi internet. We have 19 accommodations that come with breakfast included. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 11 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in Highlands by car, be sure to choose from 317 accommodations that provide parking.
If you're traveling with a furry friend, then make sure to choose one of the 152 pet-friendly accommodations available.
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