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. Toss out any notion that in small towns there is “nothing to do”. Discover historic Main Streets, scenic parks, exciting festivals, thriving arts and eclectic cuisine. The only thing missing from this quaint town is the hurried pace and headaches of living in major metropolitan areas.