- 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
With over 2,000 acres of Georgia wilderness to view, Sky Valley Resort is nestled between national forests for a rustic looking getaway with all of the modern amenities. Guests can enjoy golf, tennis courts, an outdoor pool and even ski slopes.
Featuring 24 AMF lanes, Franklin Lanes provides both open and league bowling with automatic scoring and a pro shop. The center offers a tiki bar with drinks, karaoke and flat-screen televisions along with a skating rink.
95% 115 votes
1028 Georgia Road, Franklin, NC MoreLess Info
The 1,500-seat Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts is located in Franklin, North Carolina. Its packed performance schedule includes concerts, musicals, 'straight' plays, ballets, modern dance presentations and other creative events.
Franklin, North Carolina is home to Fun Factory Franklin, a gigantic entertainment complex. Its most popular features include laser tag, video games, bowling, mini-golf and bumper cars. Birthday parties are welcome.
Entertaining in a scary way, Where Shadows Walk features tours of haunted houses, buildings and graveyards. Along with cemetery tours, there are also historical and special holiday outings dedicated to seeing and experiencing ghosts.
The building that was once Franklin, North Carolina's county jail is now the Franklin Gem & Mineral Museum. The Museum has eight rooms crammed with gems, jewelry, mineral samples and information related to mining and gemology.
Located in the Smokey Mountains, the Scottish Tartans Museum in downtown Franklin, North Carolina features displays of Highland historical dress. The museum, which was established in 1963, is also home to an expansive gift shop.
17% 6 votes
86 E Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734 MoreLess Info
The historic Scottish Tartans Museum & Heritage Center is a museum and gift shop that was founded to study the origins and development of the tartans. The museum has artifacts including rare Scottish books, kilts, and sporrans.