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Price and Availability Index in Highlands
Vacation Rental Price Information in Highlands
We analyzed vacation houses, cottages and apartments to display a price graph showing the average price per night in Highlands. Highlands is more expensive in December (12/15 - 12/22), where prices are on average $349 a night. However, in June (6/29 - 7/6), prices decrease to an average of $300 per night.
Rental Availability Information in Highlands
Have a look at the above graph to see the global availability of vacation rentals in Highlands. More people travel to Highlands a week in December (12/22 - 12/29). So far, 42% of the rentals are occupied this week. On the contrary, only 7% of the rentals are booked during a week in April (4/20 - 4/27).
The Weather in Highlands
The above is a climate diagram for Highlands. During July, maximum temperatures go up to more than 84° January is the coolest month, with average minimal temperature reaching 26°. The rainiest month is July while the driest month is October.
High in Highlands, North Carolina, a vacation rental awaits
Named Highlands for its towering elevation at over 4,000 feet, this incorporated North Carolina town sits pretty on a plateau inside the Nantahala National Forest. Visit this year-round destination and scale lovely Mountain Laurel in spring, or enjoy fall's changing colors and winter's celebrations. Comfy cabin rentals and vacation homes are aplenty.
International foodies will be spoiled for choice in Highlands. German and Cajun specialties await at Wolfgang's Restaurant & Wine Bistro. You could also try Cyprus International Cuisine, where diners can tuck into dishes from as far as Italy and the Adriatic, India, Japan, Lebanon, and the Caribbean. For American cuisine with Asian influences, and a pet-friendly patio, Wild Thyme Gourmet won't disappoint.
Kilwin's Chocolates & Ice Cream on Main Street teases with its dark chocolate, hot fudge sundaes, and salted caramel ice cream, among other treats.
For fantastic views of downtown Highlands and flaming orange sunsets, spend a day at Ravenel Park and Sunset Rock with a picnic basket. Walk behind Nantahala National Forest’s 75-foot Dry Falls, which flow dramatically over a cliff. There are several vantage points, and you might spot a rainbow in the mist.
You could also visit Bridal Veil Falls, the state's only falls that you can drive behind. Swimmers can hike up to Quarry Falls and Secret Falls, where they can splash around.
The town boasts a vibrant cultural climate, where local festivals and concerts are woven into the community fabric. Summers feature music sessions, 4th of July fireworks, the Highlands Cashiers Chamber Music Festival, and the Highlands Village Square Arts and Crafts Show.
Fall brings the Highlands Food & Wine Festival and the Highlands Annual Tree Lighting Festival. The year closes with the magical Highlands Olde Mountain Christmas Parade.
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