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Enjoy Unique Animal Encounters at High Hampton Resort

August 29th, 2018 by Staff

Looking for a unique and meaningful experience for your next mountain getaway? Look no further than High Hampton Resort in Cashiers, North Carolina. High Hampton features three fun animal encounters that will leave you wishing every weekend was a High Hampton weekend. These encounters are great for families and even solo travelers looking for a furry or feathery companion.

 

 

Llamas

If you’re looking for adventure, these furry creatures love to lead groups on hikes around the scenic 1,400-acre property. Afterwards, catch the exciting and family-friendly llama Olympics and capture a photo or two with one of the friendly llamas on the lawn. The llama fun doesn’t stop there! The High Hampton llamas can also be caddies for a round of golf. Elevate your next golf outing with a special animal encounter.

 

Photo Credit: Curtis Wright Outfitters

 

Falconry

Whether you are looking to learn something new or simply gain a new skill, High Hampton Resort provides the opportunity for guests to learn about the art and sport of falconry. The resort offers lessons in the history of falcons and hawks, falconry equipment and the special training and handling involved in caring for the birds. High Hampton Resort helps bring the sport of kings into guests’ hands.

 

 

Miniature Donkeys

High Hampton Resort’s most iconic animal encounter is that between guests and resident donkeys Fred and Ed. Make sure to stop by the pasture and say hello to the two resident miniature donkeys, a staple at High Hampton Resort over generations. These two adorable donkeys love a good apple or carrot snack, but be sure to check for signs about donkey dietary restrictions. For even more animal fun, swing by in summer or stop by one of the resort’s signature seasonal events to see Fred and Ed taking younger guests on hayrides.

 

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

Ways to Beat the Heat at High Hampton Resort

June 25th, 2018 by Staff

It’s summertime in Cashiers, NC which means guests are trying to find ways to beat the summer heat during these hot Southern days. From the endless water activities to the cool mountain breezes, High Hampton Resort leaves guests of all ages with fun ways to stay cool this summer. Whatever the activity, High Hampton will fill your summer days with happiness, memorable adventures and a refreshing escape from the sweltering summer sun. Check out some of our favorite ways to cool off this summer at High Hampton Resort and the surrounding mountain towns.

 

   

Enjoy the Cool Mountain Breezes

Embrace the cool mountain breezes! Enjoy temperatures that average ten to fifteen degrees cooler than in the surrounding areas. Take in the crisp mountain air as you hike through shaded forest trails brimming with natural beauty.

 

Make a Splash with Whitewater Rafting

Make a splash and ride the rapids with whitewater rafting on the Tuckasegee River and Nantahla falls. Spend the day exploring Cashiers and the surrounding mountain towns! Get your adrenaline pumping with a whitewater rafting experiences for the whole crew.  The Tuckasegee River and Nantahala Falls are a short hour drive from High Hampton and offer guests a great escape from the sun.

 

 

Fly Through the Sky at Sapphire Valley Zip Canopy Tour

Experience the Blue Ridge Mountains from a bird’s eye view! Fly through canopies by zipline at Sapphire Valley in Sapphire, NC. Sapphire Valley is a short 7-minute drive from High Hampton Resort and offers visitors thrilling experiences and a rush of fresh air. Guests can soar through the sky at 60 miles per hour, while traversing back and forth through the laurel filled valley on multiple trails leading to the bottom of Frozen Falls.

 

Take a Dip in Hampton Lake

Spend the day at High Hampton’s 35- acre, privately owned lake. Head out on the lake with the family for some kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding and swimming.  Families can also take advantage of High Hampton’s vast swimming area, wading pool, docks, and swim platforms for other ways to keep cool this summer. The refreshing water and endless summer fun is guaranteed to get every member of the family’s mind off the weather.

 

 

Chase Waterfalls

The several waterfalls that surround the resort offer one of the best ways to stay cool and enjoy scenic views. Enjoy an invigorating dip at the bottom of the falls! Guests can jump into a family friendly pool at Silver Run Falls located in Cashiers, NC or slide down the rock and into the pool at Cashiers Sliding Rock located 9-mintures from High Hampton in Highlands, NC. There options for fun are endless when vacationing at High Hampton.

 

Relax at the Resort’s Spa

Take a respite from the warm summer heat with a relaxing treatment at Hampton Health Club & Spa! The resort is running a couple of packages during the summer months that make it easy to get pampered during your stay. Grab your girlfriends and indulge in Dolce Delight body scrub at High Hampton’s European style spa.

 

Enjoy a Cold Brew at Rock Mountain Tavern

After a long day of adventure, toast to new memories and fantastic vistas with a cold brew at Rock Mountain Tavern. Sip on an ice-cold beverage as you watch the sunset.  The resort’s Rock Mountain Tavern in the best sport to unwind after a long day in the hot sun. Enjoy live music, an unbeatable backdrop and your loved ones’ company with a tasty cocktail or a Shirley Temple for the little ones.

 

These are just a few ways to beat the summer heat at High Hampton Resort. For more information and to book your stay, please call 800-334-2551 or visit www.highhamptonresort.com

School’s Out, Summer’s In!

May 25th, 2018 by Staff

Celebrate the end of the school year, clear skies and warm weather by planning a trip to the mountains! It has never been a better time to grab the family, pack up the car and head to High Hampton Resort in Cashiers, NC for an exciting family getaway. Summer at High Hampton provides a truly unforgettable experience for every member of the family with unique offerings catered to guests of all ages. Whether it’s going for a hike or golfing on the remarkable mountain golf course, there are numerous adventures for everyone in the family to enjoy. Check out our list of exciting things to do this summer at High Hampton Resort.

 

 

1. Get Outside

Kick off summer vacation with a scenic hike! High Hampton offers more than 15 miles of hiking trails surrounding the property. The spectacular views all throughout the resort will leave everyone speechless. If there is worry about the difficulty of the hike for the diverse ages in the family, there’s trails for every skill level, from the easy 2-mile hike at Whiteside Mountain to the 11.9-mile hike at Yellow Mountain Trail. For a truly unforgettable experience, guests can participate in one of High Hampton’s special llama hikes! Especially popular with the kids, our fleet of sure-footed llamas guide a hike to the base of Rock Mountain on Thursdays through Sundays providing endless smiles and adorable photo opportunities for the parents!

 

2. Soak Up the Sun at Hampton Lake

Cool off after the hike and beat the summer heat with your loved ones by spending the day at the private 35-acre Hampton Lake. Hampton Lake is the ideal spot to enjoy the cool mountain breezes and test out some of the resort’s exciting water activities. The lake offers so many things for the whole family to enjoy. Get a nice summer tan by laying out on the lake’s sandy beach while watching the kids float around the lake or jump off the multiple docks. Adding to the summer adventure, resort guests can check out kayaks, pedal boats and stand-up paddle boards.

 

 

3. Par-tee on the Course with the Family

Spend the day on the High Hampton’s scenic mountain golf course. Get your daily dose of iron, hit a hole-in-one, and take in the picturesque mountain views. The course is perfect location for beginners looking to improve their swing or for seasoned players to simply enjoy a game with unsurpassed scenery. New for the 96th season, High Hampton’s Skills Challenge area will allow guests to improve their chip, drive and putting skills with expert help from two-time PGA Georgia Champion and resident PGA Golf Pro Craig Hartle.

 

4. Experience Fun Programs for Kids and Teens

When the kids want to venture off on their own, send them over to one of High Hampton’s fun kids or youth programs! The Kid’s Club is perfect for kids ages 3-9 and allows them to participate in supervised activities 6 days a week. Abundant activities and special themed days make for fantastic memories for the kids while parents can indulge in a day of relaxation at the Hampton Spa! The resort also has a Teen Room for teenagers looking to make new friends or have some free-time away from their parents.  Foosball, ping pong, air hockey, video games, and movies give the teens their own gathering space with plenty to do in a safe environment.

 

 

5. Get Groovin’ in Cashiers

Check out all the fun summer events happening daily at High Hampton and the surrounding Jackson County.  Explore the charming town of Cashiers after a fun-filled day of adventure at the resort. During the summer months guests can enjoy live music every Friday evening at Groovin’ on the Green at Cashiers Village Green. Featured performers change every week and offer a range of genres that will satisfy every member of the family’s unique music preference.

 

The numerous events and experiences at our 1,400-acre mountain playground are guaranteed to delight the whole family.  Experience a summer vacation your family will not soon forget at High Hampton Resort! For more information on how to book your stay, visit https://www.highhamptonresort.com/ or call 800-334-2551.