- Our list of the best things to do in Highlands, North Carolina, features the top 88 nearby activities — including 43 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Highlands, NC has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Outdoor Places, Amusement, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 16 things to do within the city of Highlands, NC , followed by 72 popular activities in nearby cities, including Franklin, Sylva, Walhalla, Clayton, Sapphire, Cashiers, Dillard, Tiger, Long Creek, Salem and Brevard
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454 Carolina Way, Highlands, NC 28741 MoreLess Info
Satulah Mountain Brewing Company is a microbrewery offering a wide variety of custom beers and pub food. This family owned microbrewery offers a welcoming and social environment. Satulah Mountain offers live entertainment and large screen TVs, all in a comfy atmosphere.
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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.
The Bascom is an art gallery dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of those who visit by providing them with a dynamic arts-experience. The gallery features rotating art exhibits and hosts a variety of educational programs and special events.
John Collette Fine Arts is a gallery featuring Mr. Collette's own works, as well of those of local and national artists. In addition to the paintings and sculpture on display, they also offer custom home art lighting and framing services.
The Village Green features outdoor entertainment throughout the year. On top of that, visitors can enjoy beautiful gardens, picnics, and walking through paths that lead through wetlands, a forest glade, and grassy lawns.
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.