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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.

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.

New Year’s Mountain Resolutions

January 18th, 2018 by Staff

365 new days, 365 new chances! High Hampton Resort will open its doors in April for its 96th season, and we invite you to fulfill your New Year’s hopes and dreams while creating memories that will last a lifetime.

 

Learn how you can keep your resolutions this year at High Hampton Resort:

  1. Spend more time outdoors: High Hampton Resort offers many outdoor activities that will appeal to every member of your family! An afternoon swim in the 35-acre Hampton Lake or an evening hike on one of eight hiking trails is a great way to get in shape and spend time with your loved ones.

 

  1. Unplug and unwind: Beautiful scenery and amazing outdoor activities encourage families to unwind and reconnect on a more personal level. Television is not offered in the rooms, so get ready for board games, stargazing, reading and talking with the ones you love.

 

  1. Make a new friend: Make a new friend of the fury variety. Visit High Hampton Resort’s resident donkeys Fred and Ed, get close and personal with magnificent birds of prey through the Falconry Program and be sure to ask about High Hampton’s famous llama hikes! Hikes are offered Thursdays at 4 p.m. and on Saturday 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

 

  1. Reconnect with your family over shared meals: Meals at High Hampton Resort are much more than just dining, they are a personalized experience. High Hampton’s traditional dining hall serves delicious Southern cuisine that is guaranteed to please every member of the family. The strict no phone at the table rule allows for families to enjoy their loved ones’ company and reconnect over a tasty meal.

 

  1. Let go of the past year: Take some time to write in your journal while sitting next to the Hampton Lake at sunset. Wake up at sunrise and try out meditation for the first time at the peak of Chimney Top Mountain. This year is all about you!

 

  1. Keep your loved ones close: Take advantage of all the family-oriented activities offered at the resort by hosting a family reunion at High Hampton. Plan a special dinner at the beautiful Laurel Garden, enjoy a game of croquet on the lawn, sip on afternoon tea in the lobby, and listen to live music at Rock Mountain Tavern. Make new memories and let go of past resentments.

 

Take in the crisp mountain air, reset your mind, let go of negative energy and make your 2018 the best year to date with a stay at High Hampton Resort. High Hampton Resort reopens for the 96th season in April.

 

 

For more information on how to book your stay in spring, visit https://www.highhamptoninn.com/ or call 800-334-2551.