Highlands, North Carolina

  • Brick Oven

    Pizza, calzones, salads. Easy parking 2 blocks off Main Street. Open late for your convience. Beer & Wine selections to go.(828)526-4121.

    Brick Oven

  • Bedroom & Bath Design, Inc.

    A unique bed & bath shop. Window treatments, frames, bath hardware, towels, shower curtains, soaps, candles, linens, blankets, sheets, comforters, pillows, wicker furniture, and antiques.
    Bedroom & Bath Design, Inc.
  • Bird Barn & Speckled Hen

    Bird feeding supplies and gift items with a bird motif.

    Bird Barn & Speckled Hen

  • Brier Patch

    Fine antiques, needlepoint, and select decorative accessories.

    Brier Patch

  • Kelsey Place

    Located in the historic Highlands Inn Kelsey Place prides itself in a relaxed atmosphere, great food and friendly service. Open for breakfast and lunch. (828) 526-9380

    Kelsey Place

  • Nick's

    Nick's Restaurant has been in Highlands since 1975. Serving lunch 11:00am-2:30pm & dinner from 5:30pm- until, Tuesday through Sunday. Lunch fare includes: sandwichs, dinners, brunch dailey, & salads....
  • On the Verandah

    Celebrating our 27th Season - 1981 - 2007! American Fusion Fine Dining in Highlands' most scenic setting overlooking Lake Sequoyah. Wine Spectator Award of Excellence since 1987 and Wine Enthusiast Aw...
    On the Verandah
  • Ristorante Paoletti

    Celebrating our 15th year in Highlands, Paoletti's invites you to join us for superb Italian dining. An array of specialities are complemented by an extensive wine list. Recipients of the prestigious ...
    Ristorante Paoletti
  • Sports Page

    Celebrating over 15 years of serving sandwiches, soups, salads and loaded baked potatoes. Some of our specialities include grilled Reubens with fresh kraut and homemade 1000 Island Dressing; chicken, ...
    Sports Page
  • Jack's at Skyline

    Outstanding dinner buffet featuring prime rib, and the freshest of seafood. Friday- Saturday buffet, and Sunday brunch.

    Jack's at Skyline

  • Christmas Tree On The Hill

    Highlands" original Christmas shop founded in 1975. A regional resource for the finest in Christmas decor: Department 56 Villages, Patricia Breen Designs, Christopher Radko, Byers" Choice Carolers, Jo...
    Christmas Tree On The Hill
  • Cullusaja Club, Inc.

    Cullusaja Club, Inc.

  • Dry Sink

    Hallmark cards & gifts, gourmet kitchenware, china, glassware, Seiko and Linden Clocks, Sandicast Animals, Giftwrap, party goods, and fine gifts.

    Dry Sink

  • Nest

    Our 13th year in 1999 as direct importers of English & French antiques with a wide range of accessories. A charming Victorian house built in 1885.


  • Highland Hiker

    Outdoor specialty store featuring fly fishing, hiking, camping, backpacking, mountain bikes, canoes, kayaks as well as outdoor clothing, boots, socks, books, and gifts for ladies and gentlemen. ...
    Highland Hiker
  • I'm Precious Too!

    Shopping on Main is not complete until you reach this enchanting cottage. Antiques, collectibles, art gallery, and fine linens. Wearable finery, vintage and new. Quality at its best.
    I'm Precious Too!
  • T.L.C. Associates

    Beautiful homes, home sites, acreages and commercial properties, & rentals. Family owned and operated for 20 years by Betty and Tom Coffeen. (828) 526-5015.

    T.L.C. Associates

  • Stone Lantern

    Antiques and contemporary oriental art. Extensive collection of fine jewelry, bronzes, porcelain, and garden accessories classes and supplies. Open year round.

    Stone Lantern

  • The Interior Exchange

    Antiques, art and fine furniture. Exclusive to Western Carolina, Nicholas Mosse Irish pottery. Crabttree and Evelyn stocklist.

    The Interior Exchange

  • The Summer House

    Representing National and regional artists, selection includes paintings, photography craft and design by some of the premier craftsmen in the country. A full season of exhibitions are scheduled. ...
    The Summer House

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Whiteside Mountain

Named for its sheer, white cliffs, this mountain rises more than 2,100 feet above the Nantahala National Forest. A national recreation trail, making a 2-mile loop, winds to the 4,930

Highlands, NC Natural Attractions

Sunset Rock

An easy hike of 15-20

Highlands, NC Hiking

Glen Falls

There are several beautiful falls and accompanying cascades here that drop 640 feet in only a half-mile. So, though the well-maintained trail to the 70-, 60-, and 15

Highlands, NC Natural Attractions

Things to do near Highlands, NC

Beech Mountain Sports

A full service mountain bike shop. Sponsor of special mountain biking events during the biking season. ...

Country Peddler

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Mountain Cabin Retreat

Two bedroom cabin sleeps 8 people. Located on 12 acres with trout streams, bird watching, and hiking.

Comfort Inn, Mars Hill

Modern motel accommodations. Swimming pool and deluxe complimentary Continental breakfast. Opened in 1997. ...