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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 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 hottest month in Highlands is May, when temperatures peak at 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 many more. We have 798 vacation rentals, hotels and other places to stay in Highlands ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. For those wanting to save money, the cheapest place to stay in Highlands is only $72 per night. A typical accommodation in Highlands costs on average $304 a night.

If you want to stay connected during your vacation, then you can choose from over 212 accommodations in Highlands that have WiFi. 25 of our accommodations include a breakfast in the price. Choose from 9 accommodations that provide gym facilities, so you don't miss a single workout. If you are driving to Highlands, you'll want to pick from 220 places to stay that provide parking. We track 7 vacation rentals that have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a cat, dog or some other animal can stay in one of 75 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

532 of the accommodations in Highlands have been reviewed and rated. 67% are rated great. 351 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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