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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

CONTEST CLOSED; #HighHamptonPups: Show Us Your Favorite Photos of Your Pups Enjoying High Hampton Resort!

May 2nd, 2018 by Staff

High Hampton Resort is excited to announce a special social media contest in honor of National Pet Week! We invite you to share your best High Hampton photos of your dogs enjoying the property on Facebook using #HighHamptonPups from May 6-12, 2018. To submit your entry, please share your photo using the hashtag and noting the specific location at High Hampton Resort where the photo was taken. High Hampton will choose its favorite photo from the submissions, with the winner receiving a special gift for their furry friend.

 

Share your photo and like us on Facebook: @HighHamptonInn

 

 

CONTEST RULES: The following rules will be required for entry.

1. ENTRY:

  1. No purchase necessary to enter or win.
  2. Fans may enter by Facebook by submitting the photo entry directly to High Hampton Resort’s Facebook account page and include the hashtag #HighHamptonPups. The user must also identify where the photo was taken at High Hampton Resort. Be sure you have liked and followed High Hampton Resort’s Facebook page.
  3. By submitting entries via the hashtag on Facebook, entrant is agreeing to all contest terms and conditions.
  4. By entering the contest, the entrant attests and warrants as follows: (I) I have the right to post the Content; (II) neither the Content nor the use of the Content by the Permitted Parties will infringe upon or violate the intellectual property rights or other rights, including, without limitation, any right of publicity and/or copyright, of any other person or entity or any applicable laws; and (III) the photo was taken at High Hampton Resort.
  5. Entries must be submitted within SUNDAY, 5/6/2018 at 12 a.m. EST and SATURDAY, 5/12/2018 at 11:59 p.m. EST to be considered for entry.

 

2. ELIGIBILITY: This contest is open only to legal U.S. residents. Employees of High Hampton Resort (along with its contractors, affiliates and subsidiaries) and their families are not eligible to win. Void where prohibited by law. Contestants residing in those areas where the contest is void may participate in the contest but may not win any prizes.

 

3. WINNER SELECTION: High Hampton Resort will judge the contest. Submissions will be judged based on how much it shows pets enjoying High Hampton Resort. All decisions of the judges are final.

 

4. PRIZES: One winner will be selected from Facebook entries. The prize awarded to the selected winner will be a dog treat basket courtesy of High Hampton Resort. High Hampton Resort will mail the prize to the winner. Winner will need to disclose mailing address for prize receipt. Terms and conditions may apply. Incidental expenses and all other costs and expenses which are not specifically listed as part of a prize in these Official Rules and which may be associated with the award, acceptance, receipt and use of all or any portion of the awarded prize are solely the responsibility of the respective prize winner.

 

5. WINNER NOTIFICATION: Winner will be notified through Facebook within three (3) days after the contest end date. It is the winner’s responsibility to monitor their Facebook account for notifications. If a potential prize winner does not respond to the Sponsor within five (5) days after being notified of winning via the Facebook page used for submission, or if the prize is returned as undeliverable, that potential prize winner shall forfeit the prize.

 

6. GENERAL CONDITIONS: Participants hereby grant High Hampton Resort a non-exclusive, perpetual, worldwide license to broadcast, publish, store, reproduce, distribute, syndicate, and otherwise use and exhibit the Submission (along with their names, voices, performance and/or likenesses) in all media now known and later come into being for purposes of trade or advertising without further compensation or recognition. Participants represent and warrant that they have full legal right, power and authority to grant High Hampton Resort the foregoing license and if applicable, have secured all necessary rights from any participants in, and contributors to, their Submission in order to grant such a license.

 

7. NOT ENDORSED BY FACEBOOK: By participating in this contest, you acknowledge that this contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook and release Facebook from any and all liability arising from or related to this contest. The information you are providing for this contest is being provided to High Hampton Resort and not to Facebook, and will be used to notify you if you have won.

 

8. CONDUCT: All contest participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules. High Hampton Resort in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person it finds to be tampering with the entry process, the operation of its web site or is otherwise in violation of these rules.

 

9. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: High Hampton Resort is not responsible for late, lost or misdirected email or for any computer, online, telephone or technical malfunctions that may occur. If for any reason, the contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any sort, High Hampton Resort may cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest. Entrants further agree to release High Hampton Resort from any liability resulting from, or related to participation in the contest.

 

Sponsor’s Address: High Hampton Resort is located at 1525 Highway 107 South, Cashiers, NC 28717.