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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
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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
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Bridal Veil Falls
Bridal Veil Falls
Visible from the highway, this 120-foot waterfall sometimes displays a rainbow in the afternoon light and has been known to freeze up during the winter.
Attraction type: Waterfalls
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Cullasaja River Gorge
Cullasaja River Gorge
Attraction type: Geologic Formations
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Sunset Rock and Ravenel Park
Sunset Rock and Ravenel Park
Attraction type: Geologic Formations; Mountains; Parks
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Ristorante Paoletti
Ristorante Paoletti
Ranked #1 of 53 Restaurants in Highlands
Price: $19 - $42
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Wolfgang's Restaurant & Wine Bistro
Wolfgang's Restaurant & Wine Bistro
Ranked #2 of 53 Restaurants in Highlands
Price: $19 - $38
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole, American, German, International
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Kilwin's Chocolates and Ice Cream
Kilwin's Chocolates and Ice Cream
Ranked #3 of 53 Restaurants in Highlands
Good for: Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Madison's Restaurant
Madison's Restaurant
Ranked #4 of 53 Restaurants in Highlands
Price: $6 - $38
Cuisines: American
Good for: Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Wild Thyme Gourmet
Wild Thyme Gourmet
Ranked #5 of 53 Restaurants in Highlands
Price: $9 - $35
Cuisines: American
Good for: Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Old Edwards Inn and Spa
4.0 of 5
Old Edwards Inn and Spa
$97 - $786
Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Highlands
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Mitchell's Lodge & Cottages
2.0 of 5
Mitchell's Lodge & Cottages
$74 - $216
Ranked #4 of 7 Hotels in Highlands
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Colonial Pines Inn Bed and Breakfast
Colonial Pines Inn Bed and Breakfast
$110 - $160
Ranked #2 of 7 Highlands B&B and Inns

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Fire Mountain Inn
3.0 of 5
Fire Mountain Inn
$256 - $330
Ranked #1 of 7 Highlands B&B and Inns
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200 Main
2.0 of 5
200 Main
$162 - $224
Ranked #3 of 7 Hotels in Highlands
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Highlands House Bed &Breakfast
Highlands House Bed &Breakfast
$150 - $200
Ranked #3 of 7 Highlands B&B and Inns

All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Half-Mile Farm
4.0 of 5
Half-Mile Farm
$86 - $432
Ranked #4 of 7 Highlands B&B and Inns
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