- TripBuzz discovered 98 different types of activities for couples in the Sapphire area, including Hiking Trails (like Horsepasture River and Nature Trails), Wine Bars (like The Cork & Barrel Lounge), National & State Parks (like Gorges State Park) and Waterfalls (like Whitewater Falls), and much more.
- We discovered a total of 83 date ideas in or near Sapphire, North Carolina, including 78 fun or romantic activities in nearby cities within 25 miles like Highlands, Brevard, Franklin and Pisgah Forest.
Specializing in serving a tapas style menu and a bar stocked with a variety of curated wine and beer choices, the Cork & Barrel Lounge offers guests a casual dining experience. The establishment also regularly features live music on weekends.
Ride the historic Cherokee Footpath on horseback, following in Daniel Boone's footsteps at the Whitewater Equestrian Center, or stay behind and mine for gems in their family friendly barn. On the ride, trail guides discuss local folklore, history, and ecology.
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Highway 281 South, 976 Grassy Ridge Rd (Visitor's Center), Sapphire, NC 28774 MoreLess Info
Visitors to Gorges State Park can partake in hiking, fishing and camping among waterfalls and river gorges. Considered a temperate rain forest, the park is also home to several rare and endangered plant and animal species.
Specializing in fresh produce, most of it local, the Cashiers Farmers Market is a quaint and picturesque shopping destination. There is also a barbecue restaurant located on the side of the building for more immediate dining needs.
Opened in 1991, John Collette Fine Art is a local art gallery that displays a number of works from both local and national artists. In addition to selling artwork, the gallery also offers hanging and framing services to its customers.
The breathtaking Cullasaja Falls are located next to Route 64 in Highlands, NC. The parking lot is quite small, and sits just off of the highway, in the midst of an extremely dangerous, high-accident portion of it. Avoid visiting Cullasaja Falls during rush hour.
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US 64, Nantahala National Forest, Highlands, NC MoreLess Info
A $4 parking fee grants visitors admission to the Cliffside Lake Recreation Area. This popular destination is excellent for hiking, biking, grilling and fishing. Visitors who wish to fish must have a valid North Carolina fishing license.