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It's simply stunning.
No wonder folks cherish their mountain getaways. It's worth rising early to enjoy a million dollar view with your morning cup of coffee. And what about relaxing on the deck as the day winds down and shadows lengthen? It's nature's best kind of stress reducer.
What a view!
Mountain laurel, arguably the favorite flora of the Blue Ridge, frames Hampton
Lake, and in the distance, the eighth green of what
called "One of America's Great Golf Holes." High Hampton Country Club and Inn
has been attracting devotees for years.
Grab your suit and go.
A short walk down a wooded path brings you to
Silver Run Falls, one of Cashiers' favorite swimming holes. On a warm day,
children delight in its chilly, cascading water.
You’ll find Cashiers in a beautiful
green valley that just happens to be
3,500 feet high, encircled by Blue Ridge
Mountains towering up to 5,000 feet.
This natural beauty sets the stage for
families to seek out its waterfalls,
trout streams, golf courses, and hiking
trails. For those looking for retail
recreation, antique galleries and unique
Getting there is half the fun, through
tiny hamlets, and on byways with names
that reveal their earliest use by Native
Before you arrive, you’ll want to scout
out accommodations which range from
mountain golf and tennis resorts to
charming bed and breakfast inns. Choose
from among the sprawling High Hampton
Inn celebrating its 90th season, Hampton
Inn & Suites for its more modern
amenities and Laurelwood Mountain Inn, a
boutique motel with rooms and cabins and
within walking distance to town center.
Innisfree Bed & Breakfast by the Lake
has stunning views of Lake Glenville,
the highest mountain lake east of the
Mississippi, and many more area
accommodations feature warm southern
hospitality. You may also want to
consider the Cashiers area’s wide
variety of home and condominium rentals
as it is a popular second home
Outdoor recreation features hiking among
the area’s The Western North Carolina
Fly Fishing Trail directs anglers to the
streams known for their abundance of
brook, brown and rainbow trout. There
are three public golf courses: Sapphire
National, High Hampton and Redbird.
Family picnics are great fun beside area
lakes, while the justifiably world
famous Blue Ridge Parkway, Great Smoky
Mountains National Park, Blue Ridge
National Heritage Area, and Appalachian
Trail are nearby.
Enjoy cottage shopping along Highways
107 and 64 for unique boutiques offering
home furnishings, accessories, apparel,
gifts and culinary delicacies. Stroll
across the Village Green to view
dramatic sculptures and let the children
run in the extraordinary playground
aptly named “The Village Play.” Many
summer weekends you’ll find outdoor
concerts and festivals at this popular
The autumn brings the vibrant blanket of
turning leaves and crisp fall days. In
late October and early November, you’ll
see the Shadow of the Bear appear from
beyond the majestic granite face of
Whiteside Mountain. And during winter
months, there’s always a blazing
fireplace and sometimes a snow day to
entice your family onto the slopes of
Sapphire for sledding fun.
The area’s beautiful scenery and
woodlands are home to bountiful wildlife
and even has a population of white
squirrelswhich delight those lucky
enough to spot one.
Cashiers is quaint, beautiful, creative,
relaxed and endlessly entertaining. Many
second and third generation families
have favorite cabins or rental homes to
which they return, year after year.
Others have finally tired of leaving
this unique paradise and set down more
permanent roots, where they continue
to marvel at what they’ve found.
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