We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Best of Highlands Guide

Print this guide 

All things to do » Things to do

Dry Falls
Dry Falls
Following paved walkways from the parking area, you can walk directly underneath the tumbling 75-foot waterfall.
Attraction type: Waterfalls
See nearby places to eat
Whiteside Mountain
Whiteside Mountain
Expert rock climbers are attracted to Whiteside Mountain, which offers some of the highest cliffs in the east, rising more than 2,100 feet to its summit at 4,930 feet.
Attraction type: Mountains
See nearby places to eat
Cullasaja River Gorge
Cullasaja River Gorge
Attraction type: Geologic Formations
See nearby places to eat
The Bascom
The Bascom
Owner description: High on a mountain plateau, The Bascom art center provides audiences of all ages with stimulating, diverse exhibitions, studio art instruction and other cultural experiences. Join... more Owner description: High on a mountain plateau, The Bascom art center provides audiences of all ages with stimulating, diverse exhibitions, studio art instruction and other cultural experiences. Join us at our six-building, six-acre campus in Highlands, North Carolina. The Bascom offers you and your family and friends a community gathering-place amid art and nature, along with many program offerings. Free Admission! less
Attraction type: Art Galleries
See nearby places to eat
Glen Falls
Glen Falls
Attraction type: Waterfalls
See nearby places to eat

All places to eat » Places to eat

Wolfgang's Restaurant & Wine Bistro
Wolfgang's Restaurant & Wine Bistro
Ranked #1 of 48 Restaurants in Highlands
Price: $19 - $36
Cuisines: German, Eclectic
Good for: Bar scene, Romantic, Entertaining clients, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Doing business
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Ristorante Paoletti
Ristorante Paoletti
Ranked #2 of 48 Restaurants in Highlands
Price: $19 - $42
Cuisines: Italian, Mexican, Seafood, Latvian
Good for: Bar scene, Romantic, Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Doing business
Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
On the Veranda Restaurant
On the Veranda Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 48 Restaurants in Highlands
Price:
Cuisines: American
Good for: Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Mountain Fresh Grocery
Mountain Fresh Grocery
Ranked #4 of 48 Restaurants in Highlands
Cuisines: Pizza, Delicatessen
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Wild Thyme Gourmet
Wild Thyme Gourmet
Ranked #5 of 48 Restaurants in Highlands
Price: $9 - $32
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast, Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, Private Dining, Reservations

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

4-1/2 Street Inn Bed and Breakfast
4-1/2 Street Inn Bed and Breakfast
$110 - $160
Ranked #2 of 8 Highlands B&B and Inns
Colonial Pines Inn Bed and Breakfast
Colonial Pines Inn Bed and Breakfast
$110 - $160
Ranked #4 of 8 Highlands B&B and Inns
The Chandler Inn
The Chandler Inn
$136 - $205
Ranked #6 of 8 Highlands B&B and Inns

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Fire Mountain Inn
3.0 of 5
Fire Mountain Inn
$223 - $257
Ranked #1 of 8 Highlands B&B and Inns
Show Prices
Highlands House Bed &Breakfast
Highlands House Bed &Breakfast
$150 - $200
Ranked #3 of 8 Highlands B&B and Inns
Old Edwards Inn and Spa
5.0 of 5
Old Edwards Inn and Spa
$286 - $640
Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Highlands
Show Prices

All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

The Inn at Half Mile Farm
4.0 of 5
The Inn at Half Mile Farm
$262 - $328
Ranked #5 of 8 Highlands B&B and Inns
Show Prices

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.