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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 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 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 Weather in Highlands

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Highlands. The hottest month in Highlands is June, when temperatures peak at 90 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 2 ˚F. The wettest month in Highlands is May with 6.91 inches of rain, while the driest month is January with 1.67 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Highlands

At AllTheRooms.com we have accommodations from all of the leading providers - Airbnb, Bed and Breakfast, Priceline and others. We have 588 vacation rentals, hotels and other places to stay in Highlands ranging from inexpensive options to luxury places to stay. A vacation in Highlands can be budget-friendly - our cheapest price vacation rental is available at $79 a night. In general, an accommodation in Highlands will cost you $326 per night.

If you have to have internet access during your time in Highlands, then you can choose from over 344 accommodations that have WiFi internet. 22 places to stay include a breakfast. You can keep up with your workout routine by staying at one of 12 accommodations that provide gym facilities. Driving to Highlands? Then choose one of the 324 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included.

Those traveling with a cat, dog or some other animal can stay in one of 155 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

408 of our accommodations in Highlands have been reviewed and rated. 62% are rated great. 203 accommodations allow instant booking.

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