Accommodations

Highlands, NC is known for incredible hospitality and variety of luxury hotels, inns and rental properties located close to the festival locations.  Don’t delay in finding your perfect festival accommodations.

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Explore Highlands, NC

Exquisite beauty and outdoor adventure abounds in Highlands.  Numerous trails, waterfalls, lakes and rivers provide the perfect backdrop for fun in any season.

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Climate

The Highlands Plateau is in the southern Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. The Village is at an elevation of 4,118 sea level, making it one of the highest altitudes. Highlands enjoys an average high of 53° and low of 33° in November. Rainfall and abundant sunshine create a verdant micro climate which delights botanists, locals and visitors. Fun fact: Did you know Highlands is a rainforest?

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The Height of Happiness

The quaint town of Highlands, NC is a hidden jewel just 2 hours drive north of Atlanta surrounded by the Nantahala National Forest and situated atop a plateau at elevation 4118 feet. Experience mother natures’ four seasons, explore scenic drives and hiking trails; stroll beneath Dry Falls, drive under Bridal Veil Falls or view Whitewater Falls – the tallest east of the Rockies at 411 feet. Visit Highlands for the ultimate mountain experience and see why Southern Living chose Highlands as a top 5 Small Town Getaway.

Learn more at Highlandschamber.org