The quaint town of Highlands, NC is a hidden jewel just 2 hours drive north of Atlanta surrounded by the Nantahala National Forest and situated atop a plateau at elevation 4118 feet. Experience
mother natures’ four seasons, explore scenic drives and hiking trails; stroll beneath Dry Falls, drive under Bridal Veil Falls or view Whitewater Falls – the tallest east of the Rockies at 411 feet. Visit Highlands for the ultimate mountain experience and see why Southern Living chose Highlands a top 5 Small Town Getaway.

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Highlands NC - Events

Highlands Village Square Art & Craft Show at Kelsey-Hutchinson "Founders" Park on Pine Street downtown.

Saturday & Sunday, June 23 & 24, 2018
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
High quality fine art, folk art and regionally made crafts. Sponsored by Highlands Rotary Mountaintop, who will also be serving lunch.

Free admission.
(828) 787-2021 for info.

Venue Kelsey-Hutchinson Park

Address Pine Street

Highlands NC 28741, US

Starts Sat Jun 23 2018, ‎10‎:‎00‎ ‎am EDT
Ends Sun Jun 24 2018, ‎05‎:‎00‎ ‎pm EDT 

Highlands, North Carolina

Highlands was founded in 1875 after its two founders, Samuel Truman Kelsey and Clinton Carter Hutchinson, drew lines from Chicago to Savannah and from New Orleans to New York City. They felt that the place where these lines met would eventually become a great trading center and commercial crossroads. Highlands was named for its lofty elevation.

In the 1930s the town became a golfing mecca when Bobby Jones of Atlanta and some of his well-heeled golfing buddies founded the Highlands Country Club. Today that club is one of seven successful residential country club communities in the area. The Highlands Country Club is south of Highlands on Dillard Road (North Carolina Highway 106).

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