Unmistakable beauty that never grows old
Escape to Highlands and Cashiers, North Carolina’s premier mountain resort communities
Sitting 4,118 feet above sea level on “the plateau,” there’s no better place to reconnect with what matters. The Highlands-Cashiers area includes communities defined by peace, quiet, and safety, uniquely blessed with the perfect blend of refined cultural experiences in quaint downtowns alongside rugged outdoor adventures in age-old mountains. You’ll find yourself immediately at home in communities that truly care for their citizens.
Find bliss. Find connection. Find yourself.
Boasting a multitude of restaurants winning Wine Spectator awards, you’ll never go without a good meal — and drinks, to boot — when you’re in Highlands. Learn moreabout dining
Don’t mistake our slow pace for a sense of boredom. From a world-class ice-skating rink to a year-round pool and an internationally-acclaimed spa to pristine golf courses, recreation is never far.
Stay while you play — and discover the perfect resting spot for your future guests. Our accommodations welcome short-term guests with open arms and cozy stays.
Baked into the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70% of our area is preserved as National Forest, waiting to be discovered. Explore our ideal nexus of topography, from ancient mountains to exclusive flora.
Big-city culture permeates our small-town streets, and particularly goes on display in our Playhouse, performing arts centers, and art galleries, where the arts and entertainment abound.
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We’re never quite finished with discovering our area.