Situated at 4,118 feet, Highlands, North Carolina sits as the crowning jewel on the southern plateau of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The vibrant mountain village— with its breathtaking mountain vistas, mesmerizing waterfalls and wooded forest—draws second-home owners from across the country and visitors from around the world. A stroll along Main Street reveals unique finds at every turn, including shopping, dining, museums and arts & crafts. Outdoor enthusiasts find their paradise here, with abundant opportunities for biking, hiking and horseback riding on spectacular mountain trails. The surrounding lakes and rivers offer tubing, canoeing, fly fishing and whitewater rafting.
Asheville Regional Airport, 76 mi/122 km, 90 minutes
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Int’l Airport, 130 mi/209 km, 3 hours