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Explore the majestic setting in Highlands

Enjoy the live music and other features of Highlands. Renowned for its hiking, waterfalls and mountain views, this city welcomes all visitors. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Highlands

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Highlands a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Highlands Country Club (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Old Edwards Club (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Scaly Mountain Ski Area (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Highlands Aerial Park (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Sky Valley Resort (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • High Falls Trail (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Highlands

Travellers love Highlands for its beautiful waterfalls and magnificent mountain views. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Highlands is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Highlands Biological Station (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Cliffside Lake Recreation Area (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Whiteside Mountain (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • The Village Green (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Lake Glenville (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Ralph J. Andrews County Park (9.9 mi / 16 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Highlands

The nearest airport is in Asheville, NC (AVL-Asheville Regional), located 45.6 mi (73.5 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Highlands?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,041 holiday rentals around Highlands. From 330 Cabins to 535 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Highlands is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Highlands?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Highlands:

  • Mirror Lake: 205 holiday homes
  • Lake Sequoyah: 66 holiday homes
  • Village Walk: 67 holiday homes
  • Highlands Falls: 46 holiday homes
  • Highlands Hills: 99 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Highlands?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Highlands. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Scaly Mountain Ski Area: 1,208 holiday rentals
  • Glen Falls: 1,287 holiday rentals
  • Cliffside Lake Recreation Area: 1,319 holiday rentals
  • The Bascom Center for the Visual Arts: 1,306 holiday rentals
  • Dry Falls: 1,322 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Highlands listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Highlands?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 330 Cabins in Highlands. Our other popular types of Highlands holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 535 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 330 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 330 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Chalets and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Highlands?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 270 holiday homes with pool available in Highlands. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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