Travel south from Asheville towards where the common borders of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia, and you’ll hit the beautiful mountain communities of Cashiers and Highlands, North Carolina. Join us as we take you on a tour of these hidden gems just a short drive from Asheville, North Carolina.
Fun and Adventure Await You in Cashiers and Highlands, NC
Cashiers: The Heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains
Cashiers, North Carolina, is a small village with a little bit of everything. Sitting 3,487 feet above sea level, the community’s unique geography features waterfalls, lakes, forests, and mountains, making it an ideal destination for nature lovers. Golf enthusiasts will enjoy 16 world-class courses in the area, while a number of restaurants and bed & breakfasts make Cashiers a great place for anyone to take a vacation.
The village of Cashiers has less than 200 full-time residents, but many people enjoy living there part time in homes offering breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. It’s a great place to put the top down on your Audi A5 Sport Cabriolet and enjoy the winding roads and beautiful scenery.
Highlands: A Gateway to Adventure
Two hours from Asheville, Highlands, North Carolina, is a quaint mountain town in the heart of the Nantahala National Forest. The area is home to Whitewater Falls, the highest waterfall east of the Rocky Mountains. The water plunges an amazing 411 feet through rock cliffs alive with wildflowers and salamanders.
You can also have the unique experience of driving your Audi S4 Sedan beneath a waterfall with a visit to Bridal Veil Falls. For a truly thrilling adventure, Highlands Aerial Park offers world class zipline canopy tours for a view you’ll never forget.
Visitors and full-time residents alike have long considered Highlands their mountain respite. Unwind at any of the available spas or bed and breakfasts, and then choose from the variety of restaurants that provide an abundance of culinary delights.