- 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
Specializing in sweet wines, Smoky Mountain Winery offers visitors unlimited, complementary samples of wines from its product catalog. During the tasting, visitors can learn about the wine making process from a staff member.
Rather than a flat trail, Sugarland Riding Stables runs along mountainous terrain so that guests get better views of the Great Smoky Mountains. No experience is necessary to ride, meaning children are welcome.
At Burgundy Blues Club 134, visitors can relax on some of the couches near the stage while enjoying live blues music. The club has a restaurant that serves American classic dishes, while the bar serves beer.
57% 1389 votes
800 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738 MoreLess Info
Come to the Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum in Gatlinburg, Tennessee for a look at some of the craziest exhibits around. Guests always leave feeling utterly amaze and looking forward to their next visit.
99% 4014 votes
453 Brookside Village Way, Gatlinburg, TN 37738 MoreLess Info
Get up close and personal with the wilderness on a whitewater rafting excursion from Smoky Mountain Outdoors. Safety equipment and instruction are include in the price of each trip, and no prior experience is required.
Celebrating history and preservation, Anderson County Museum has one the Award of Achievement for the quality of preservation they demand. Exhibits include a hot air balloon, agriculture, Buena Vista, and much more.
Palmetto Moonshine was given a state permit to begin distilling the once illegal liquor in 2011, becoming the first micro-distillery of its kind. Take a tour and enjoy a tasting in their distillery where they are using their centuries old recipes to make 'shine'.
80% 272 votes
903 Parkway Suite 108, Gatlinburg, TN 37738 MoreLess Info
Specializing in Appalachian wine varieties, Bootleggers Homemade Wine provides a range of wines to sample, from fruit wines to white wines. The crowd favorites are the strawberry and blackberry wines.