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Five Fall Traditions to Experience at High Hampton Resort

October 30th, 2018 by Staff

 

Gather your loved ones, throw on a cozy sweater and have a “real gourd time” this fall at High Hampton Resort in Cashiers, NC! It is easy to celebrate everyone’s favorite season by enjoying vibrant displays of fall foliage, miles of scenic hiking trails and breathtaking views at our cozy mountain resort.  For 96 years, the resort has welcomed guests with seasonal offerings and beloved fall traditions that are guaranteed to delight visitors of all ages and interests.

Before your stay, be sure to check out our list of some of our favorite fall traditions that you won’t want to miss:

Celebrated Traditions: Thanksgiving House Party

Skip the dishes and holiday stresses by heading to the mountains for Thanksgiving! High Hampton is hosting its 47th annual Thanksgiving House Party on November 21-25, 2018. This 4-day holiday celebration is full of activities to share with family and friends. Guests are invited to enjoy a delicious buffet-style feast with their favorite fall foods. Exciting activities include magic shows, dancing by the World Champion Southern Appalachian Cloggers, holiday craft workshops, tennis clinics, guided hikes and more. Guests won’t want to miss out on this wonderful opportunity for family fun!

 

 

Area Traditions: Highlands Food & Wine Festival

Looking for a unique and festive experience this November? Look no further than the Highlands Food & Wine 2018 Festival. The weekend of November 8th through the 11th is filled with fine food, drinks and entertainment in downtown Highlands. Come with friends, family or by yourself and enjoy everything the festival has to offer. Be sure to grab your tickets before they sell out! The Highlands Food & Wine Festival is a short drive from High Hampton Resort and offers a great opportunity to sample some of the delicious Highlands dining scene.

 

Family-Friendly Traditions: Unique Animal Encounters

Experience real “creature comforts” at High Hampton Resort! Make a new friend of the furry variety during your stay. High Hampton offers unique animal experiences including llama hikes and two very adorable resident miniature donkeys named Fred & Ed. For an insider’s tip, head to the front desk to get special donkey treats before visiting; Fred and Ed will surely appreciate it. The llamas arealso a favorite tradition among many guests! Snap a selfie, hike to the base of Rock Mountain, or enjoy a special Llama Olympics show on select days of the week.

 

 

Time-honored Traditions: Afternoon Tea

Every afternoon from 4:00-5:00 p.m., head to the inn to enjoy a steaming cup of tea, quality time with your family and great conversation! Afternoon tea is a time-honored tradition at High Hampton Resort. After a long day of adventure, sit back and relax with a vast selection of teas, lemonades, and freshly baked cookies.

Seasonal Savings Traditions:  Fall Offers at High Hampton Resort

Fall into the spirit of the season with incredible savings at High Hampton Resort! Fall is an especially beautiful time to visit High Hampton, and right now the resort is offering a special package that makes your mountain getaway within reach. Guests can enjoy savings of up to 33% with the Three Nights for the Price of Two offer this October and November.

These are just a few of our favorite traditions at High Hampton Resort. For more information on seasonal offerings and to book your stay, please visit  www.highhamptonresort.com, or call 800-334-2551.

Celebrate in Style at High Hampton Resort’s Signature House Parties

July 27th, 2018 by Staff

High Hampton Resort knows how to celebrate life in style! For nearly a century, High Hampton has served as the ideal mountain getaway for generations of families who return year after year. From the cool mountain breezes, stunning scenery and family friendly offerings, High Hampton continues to offer a one-of-a-kind community experience for guests of all ages and interests. One of the great ways to reconnect with your loved ones or make new friends is through the resort’s signature House Parties. House Parties at High Hampton have become a popular tradition filled with tasty picnics, live music and unique activities. With five signature parties a year, High Hampton is always ready to celebrate!

 

 

Check Out High Hampton’s Upcoming House Parties:

Labor Day Weekend House Party: August 31- September 3, 2018

Cherish the end of summer at High Hampton Resort! Swing into the new season with a scenic round of golf, soak up the sun with 15 miles of hiking trails or enjoy some friendly competition over a game of croquet. On Sunday evening, gather the family and enjoy a festive cookout on the lawn with plenty of mountain activities guaranteed to entertain the entire family. There is no better way to commemorate a summer well spent.

 

Thanksgiving House Party: November 21-25, 2018

Ditch the dishes and head to the mountains this Thanksgiving for High Hampton’s Thanksgiving House Party. The four-day holiday celebration consists of a delicious Thanksgiving buffet and a variety of activities for everyone to enjoy. Entertainment includes a magic show, performances from the World Champion Southern Appalachian Cloggers, holiday craft workshops, tennis clinics, guided hikes and much more! There’s plenty to be thankful for when your creating lifelong memories with your family.

 

 

Unable to make it to one of High Hampton’s signature house parties this season? Look forward to some of High Hampton’s celebrations during the resort’s 97th season:

Memorial Day Weekend House Party

Kick off your summer season with an exciting weekend full of festivities. Arrive Sunday evening to a delicious barbeque on the High Hampton lawn. The fun continues with a band and mountain cloggers performing right on the Cashiers green. Spend the morning playing a round of golf or a game of tennis on the resort’s beautiful courses. Soak up the sun or cool off with a dip in High Hampton’s 35-acre private Hampton Lake. There’s endless ways to enjoy the season at High Hampton.

 

Summer Solstice House Party

Bring on Summer Solstice by spending it with friends and family. The Summer Solstice House Party celebrates the longest day and shortest night of the year. You won’t wantthe day to end at High Hampton with its serene atmosphere and unforgettable offerings. Enjoy a scrumptious picnic-style dinner on the lawn filled with Southern-style ribs, pork, potato salad, mac & cheese and other Southern favorites. After the picnic, enjoy a cozy bonfire, beautiful scenery, music and plenty of merriment!

 

Fourth of July Weekend House Party and Picnic

Celebrate the nation’s independence the right way by visiting the High Hampton Resort.  Guests can enjoy an exciting weekend filed with family centric sports tournaments, a children’s carnival, live music and dinner on the lawn. Make memories and celebrate freedom with a 4th of July celebration you won’t soon forget at High Hampton!

 

For more information on our exciting events and to book your stay, please visit www.highhamptonresort.com, or call 800-334-2551.

 

5 Ways to Make it a Mother’s Day to Remember

April 27th, 2018 by Staff

Mother’s Day is only a couple of short weeks away and that means it’s time to get ready to celebrate the most important women in your life. Show the special women in your life just how much you care by heading to the mountains for a trip that they will reminisce on for years to come!

Check out our list of five ways to make Mother’s Day the best one to date:

 

 

  1. Take in Picturesque Views

Take in the crisp mountain air and scenic mountain views by taking a hike with mom. High Hampton Resort features eight hiking trails that pass through over 15 miles. The trails range in difficulty to accommodate first-timers and seasoned veterans alike. Trek to the peak of Chimney Top Mountain for an incredible view of Cashiers valley and the Blue Ridge mountains or take it slow and go on a leisurely stroll along Hampton Lake. Every trail is lined with hemlock, blooming rhododendron and mountain laurel that provide the idyllic backdrop to create lasting memories with the special women in your life.

  1. Rock Out with Mom

Every night music fills the air at Rock Mountain Tavern. Get groovin’ on High Hampton Resort’s spacious patio. The nightly entertainment features a variety of musical talents at a beautiful venue with stunning views. Comfortable seating and tasty libations are always available. Enjoy a glass of wine, take in the scenery or dance the night away and give mom a night she’ll never forget.

 

 

  1. Relax and Rejuvenate

Balance mind, body and spirit at the on-site European-inspired Hampton Health Club & Spa. A quiet day spent with mom sipping bubbly accompanied by facials, massages and organic skincare treatments is the perfect way to help her relax. The Sips & Spa Girlfriend Getaway package running through Mother’s Day includes a 90-minute spa treatment, $100 food and beverage gift certificate and a bottle of champagne awaiting in your room upon arrival.

 

  1. Get Closer to Nature

Hampton Lake is the perfect place to cast a line and spend some quality time this Mother’s Day. The quiet atmosphere is ideal to catch up and reminisce on special family times. High Hampton also offers the unique experience of interacting with their famous on-site llamas and mini donkeys. Llamas are great caddies if golf sounds like a fun activity! Resident donkeys, Fred and Ed, are happy to take pictures with guests to ensure this Mother’s Day will never be forgotten.

 

 

  1. Toast Mom with Mimosas

End your tranquil getaway with a special toast to mom! Reminisce on fond memories and reconnect over a delicious Mother’s Day brunch in High Hampton’s traditional dining room. Impeccable service, delicious southern inspired cuisine and endless laughs will make your Mother’s Day unforgettable!

These are only just a few of the countless ways to make it a Mother’s Day to remember at High Hampton Resort! For more information on how to book your stay, visit www.highhamptonresort.com, or call 800-334-2551.