Highlands Vacation Rentals

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Highlands

Find a welcoming property from $52 per night by exploring the 281 options featured in Highlands. By directly analyzing these accommodations, HomeToGo highlights the most economical offers as well as the highest rated vacation homes in Highlands.

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Rent a vacation accommodation in Highlands: from $52 per night

House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Highlands, Cashiers, North Carolina, United States
from $219
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4.9
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Highlands, Cashiers, North Carolina, United States
from $280
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4.5
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests
Highlands, Cashiers, North Carolina, United States
from $193
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4.9
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
Highlands, Cashiers, North Carolina, United States
from $364
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4.9
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House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Highlands, Cashiers, North Carolina, United States
from $264
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4.9
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Highlands, Cashiers, North Carolina, United States
from $92
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5.0
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Highlands, Cashiers, North Carolina, United States
from $210
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4.8
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Highlands, Cashiers, North Carolina, United States
from $158
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5.0
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Highlands, Cashiers, North Carolina, United States
from $86
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4.8
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Vacation Rentals With Fireplaces

Fireplace
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Highlands, Cashiers, North Carolina, United States
from $143
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4.8
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Fireplace
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Highlands, Cashiers, North Carolina, United States
from $134
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5.0
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Fireplace
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Highlands, Cashiers, North Carolina, United States
from $545
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4.7
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Vacation Homes With Fishing Spots Nearby

Fishing
Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Highlands, Cashiers, North Carolina, United States
from $112
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5.0
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Fishing
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Highlands, Cashiers, North Carolina, United States
from $154
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4.9
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Fishing
Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Highlands, Cashiers, North Carolina, United States
from $155
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5.0
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Dog-Friendly Vacation Rentals

Pet-friendly
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Highlands, Cashiers, North Carolina, United States
from $212
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4.9
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Pet-friendly
House ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Highlands, Cashiers, North Carolina, United States
from $129
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4.7
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Pet-friendly
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Highlands, Cashiers, North Carolina, United States
from $221
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4.7
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Popular Rental Amenities in Highlands

  • TV (272)
  • No smoking (266)
  • Kitchen (263)
  • Internet (263)
  • Microwave (248)
  • Parking (247)
  • AC (245)
  • Washer (241)
  • Dishwasher (230)
  • Fireplace (229)
  • Grill (221)
  • Fishing (183)
Use filters and find an accommodation fitting your needs among all of the properties in Highlands. You can easily search and find a property matching your criteria in Highlands if you can't imagine a vacation without internet or you never miss an episode of your favorite show, as most accommodations provide "internet" and "TVs." Three amenities that are not common are "saunas," "Jacuzzis," and "pools."

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

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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.

Accommodations in Highlands

Users who are searching for house rentals in Highlands will have plenty of options to choose from, as they are the most typical accommodation option there. Additionally, the average size of house rentals in Highlands is 2,280 ft² with a median price of $484 a night. Furthermore, the majority of house rentals in Highlands can welcome 8 people, which makes it a wonderful vacation spot for large groups. If you are interested in a different accommodation type, you may want to have a look at apartment rentals, which are the other most frequent type of accommodation in Highlands. The average size of apartment rentals in Highlands is 1,230 ft², and the average price is $353 a night.

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.

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Food & Drinks

Highland-style dining

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.

Local Attractions

Waterfalls galore

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.

Local Events

Cultural calendar

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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