Candace & David

Out & About


Walking around highlands you are bound to stumble across some gems, but below is a list of some of our favorite places to shop! - Vivace - Women's Clothing - Bardo - Home - Rosenthal's-Home & Clothing - Milli - Women's Clothing


For those of you wanting to explore during your stay. Here is a list of the top 10 hikes in Highlands, NC.


Zip Lining & UTV Tours

For those of you REALLY trying to get after it during your stay! Ziplining, swings & UTV Tours. Located between Scaly Mountain and Sky Valley.


Have a boat day on Lake Glenville

For those Charlestonians who can't miss a weekend on the water! Lake Glenville is a 30 minute drive from downtown Highlands, NC. Below are some boat rental companies - I believe some also have paddle-boarding & kayaking!

White Water Rafting

Highlander Mountain House & The Ruffed Grouse Tavern

270 Main Street, Highlands, NC 28741

Highly recommend a trip to the tavern for a drink, out-of-this-world Bloody Marys and the coziest and absolute coolest vibes!!

Hummingbird Lounge

455 Main Street, Highlands, NC 28741

Head to this swanky lounge for craft cocktails and light bites. The Hummingbird Lounge is the place to be. Don't sleep on the trout dip.

Mountain Fresh Grocery

521 Main Street, Highlands, NC 28741
, (828) 526-2400

Fuel up for the day with breakfast at MFG! They also offer made-to-order sandwiches, gourmet to-go foods (suited for the cutest picnics), artisanal groceries, and wine!


Madison's Restaurant

445 Main Street, Highlands, NC 28741
, (828) 787-2525

Located in the Old Edwards Inn, Madison's offers farm-fresh fare crafted by the most amazing chefs. All ingredients are grown in their gardens and provided by regional farmers


Four65 Woodfire Bistro + Bar

465 Main Street, Highlands, NC 28741
, (828) 787-2990

Great for lunch or dinner! Woodfire Pizzas, great salads


Wild Thyme Gourmet

343-D Main Street, Highlands, NC 28741
, (828) 526-4035

American Asian Fusion! A Highlands staple! Open for dinner


Wolfgang's Restaurant & Wine Bistro

474 Main Street, Highlands, NC 28741
, (828) 526-3807

Cozy ambiance with an eclectic menu of German, American & Cajun cuisine, extensive wine list. Another Highlands staple.


Bridge at Mill Creek

445 North 4th Street, Highlands, NC 28741
, (828) 526-5500

Great for dinner!