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Sapphire Travel Guide

Sapphire, NC originated as a mining town. Located along the Highlands-Cashier Plateau, Sapphire stands out against the surrounding communities thanks to its distinct natural beauty and luxurious mountainside homes. It has a modest population of under 2,000 people, who are all incredibly friendly and welcoming towards guests.

Things to Do in Sapphire

To experience Sapphire’s natural beauty, guests can explore the city’s parks and outdoor recreation areas which include the likes of Gorges State Park and White Water Falls where guests can hike ½ a mile to reach the foaming falls. In addition to White Water Falls, Sapphire is also home to Turtleback Falls, Rainbow Falls, and a number of other incredible, photo-worthy waterfalls.

Visitors looking to explore the wilderness in the area can take a visit to Horsepasture River and Nature Trails, where the river winds through the Western North Carolina Mountains and trout fishing is abundant. Or, they can treat themselves to an afternoon of horseback riding, plant education, and historical stories with the Whitewater Equestrian Center. Enthusiastic visitors could also spend some time golfing at the Sapphire National Golf Club, enjoying a facial at Canyon Spa at Lonesome Valley, or, during the winter, skiing and snowboarding at Ski Sapphire Valley Resort.

Best Places to Stay in Sapphire

The Sapphire Valley Resort is a popular destination for travelers hoping to enjoy a luxurious stay, however, Sapphire's smaller rentals such as cottages and condos are also luxurious, and offer their own unique personalities. Regardless of where the rental is, each has been equipped with wireless internet and a full kitchen.

Best Time to Visit Sapphire

The best time to visit Sapphire is during the spring season, and near the end of the summer/start of fall.

Food in Sapphire

When it comes to satisfying your cravings, Sapphire’s many restaurants know how to do just that. The community offers Table 64, which serves everything from salad and crab cakes to duck and salmon, and The Library Kitchen & Bar, which specializes in gluten free, vegan, and vegetarian options. It also offers a number of ethnic eateries.

Things to Do for Families in Sapphire

Families can take a short trip to Glenville and make the best out of the North Carolina summer by sending the day at Lake Glenville. Here, they can rent their own private boat, hike past waterfalls and over rocky ledges, participate in watersports like water skiing and motorboating, go fishing and canoeing, as well as have a BBQ.

Families can also go shopping in nearby Asheville, which is home to dozens of great shopping locations and strip malls including Asheville Outlet Mall and Biltmore Park Town Square, which offers Barnes & Noble, Orvis, and Charming Charlie.

Price and Availability in Sapphire

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Sapphire tends to be Sunday, while the most expensive day tends to be Wednesday. Vacation homes in Sapphire 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 Sapphire is in July, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Sapphire is in the high season in July. Sapphire has its low season in April, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Sapphire

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Sapphire. The warmest months in Sapphire are May and June, when temperatures reach 90 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to 17 ˚F. The wettest month in Sapphire is May with 8.98 inches of rain, while the driest month is September with 1.14 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Sapphire

Browse accommodations from all your favorite providers including Airbnb, Priceline, RedAwning and others at AllTheRooms.com. Sapphire has 480 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. If you are trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Sapphire is just $10 a night. In general, a place to stay in Sapphire will cost you $293 per night.

If you have to have internet access during your stay in Sapphire, then you can choose from over 124 accommodations that have WiFi internet. We have 6 accommodations that come with breakfast included. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 71 accommodations that have gym facilities. Driving to Sapphire? Then choose one of the 123 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We track 77 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

AllTheRooms has 46 pet-friendly places to stay in Sapphire, so if you're traveling with your pet you won't have any problems.

We combine a wide variety of Sapphire accommodations including vacation rentals, home stays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 3 providers, including 125 places to stay from Airbnb, 5 accommodations from Priceline and 3 places to stay from RedAwning.

300 of our accommodations in Sapphire have been reviewed and rated. 55% are rated great. 270 accommodations allow instant booking.

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