The charming town of Highlands, North Carolina is a hidden jewel, surrounded by the Nantahala National Forest and situated atop a plateau at an elevation of 4,118 feet. Experience Mother Nature’s Four seasons and explore scenic drives, hiking trails, golf, waterfalls, fishing, beautiful lakes, water sports and a multitude of other outdoor activities. Highlands, North Carolina is also known for its cooler summer temperatures, abundance of farm fresh dining options, boutique shopping, cultural activities and live music. And the views are nothing short of breathtaking! Highlands is consistently ranked by Barron’s as one of the top 20 best places for a second home. You will quickly become acquainted with the fact that if you are lucky enough to have a home in the mountains, you are lucky enough!