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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.

Love is in the Mountain Air

February 22nd, 2018 by Staff

Valentine’s Day has come and gone, but romance is still in the air at High Hampton Resort! Whether relaxing with your sweetheart during a treatment at Hampton Health Club & Spa, snuggling up under the covers in the secluded Honeymoon Cottage or bringing the adventure outside and exploring High Hampton’s eight scenic hiking trails, romance and fun times go hand-in-hand at the Resort! Check out our list of ways to celebrate your sweetheart all year long.

 

 

Take it Outside

Eight hiking trails that range in difficulty from first-timers to veterans pass through over 15 miles of the High Hampton property. Trek to the peak of Chimney Top Mountain at 4,618 ft. for an incredible view of Cashiers valley and the Blue Ridge Mountains or take it slow and go for a leisurely stroll along Hampton Lake.  Each trail is lined with hemlock, blooming rhododendron and mountain laurel that provide you and your sweetheart with a scenic and memorable hiking experience.

 

 

Your Own Private Getaway

High Hampton Resort emphasizes enjoying the company of your loved ones minus the fetters of phones, social media and television. Seventeen cabins sit on High Hampton’s 1,400-acre property, but the Honeymoon Cottage is a great private bunking option for those who want some special time alone. This one-bedroom, one-bathroom cottage is the only bungalow located along the beautiful Jewel Lake. Sweep your sweetie off their feet and enjoy some one-on-one time together walking on your private beach, visiting the romantic water wheel or snuggling up by the roaring built-in fireplace.

 

 

Relax and Unwind

Take advantage of the world-class Hampton Health Club & Spa during your stay and help your special someone relax, unwind and rejuvenate. The couple’s massage is a great way to clear the mind and focus on spending time with the one you love. The “Sweetheart Surprise” is a great option for her which includes a full sugar scrub, chocolate truffle body wrap, a manicure, pedicure and wine! Many other spa treatments are available to help relax any level of stress or tension such as the deep tissue massage, warm river stone massage, deep reflexology treatment or the basic foot massage. The Hampton Health Club & Spa features organic skin care treatments as well that all visitors can enjoy. The organic chemical peel, detoxifying body-wrap or the Hampton signature facial are sure to leave you feeling revitalized and ready to make memories with your honey that you won’t soon forget!

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

 

 

Total Solar Eclipse Makes for a Totally Stellar Summer Event

July 7th, 2017 by Staff

Summer is always a special time at High Hampton Inn, but this season our property is part of a select portion of the country that will witness a rare celestial phenomenon – the Great American Eclipse! August 21 will be the first time in decades that a total solar eclipse will be visible in the United States, making this an essential part of any traveler’s bucket list.

 

 

This once in a lifetime spectacle is a can’t miss performance put on by our planet that will completely morph day into night as the moon blocks the sun. High Hampton Inn will experience 2 minutes and 23 seconds of total darkness, which is one of the longest totalities in the country and the longest totality in Jackson County.

 

High Hampton Inn is offering front row seats to the spectacle of the season. In honor of the eclipse, we are hosting the Total Eclipse on the Rock Mountain House Party, where guests can celebrate with great food, signature drinks, live entertainment, special eclipse viewing glasses and more. For even more ways to experience the natural wonder, check out other Jackson County eclipse weekend happenings and events.

 

 

Whether eclipse chasing, stargazing, leaf peeping or simply unwinding, High Hampton Inn is the premier mountain getaway destination. Can’t make it for the eclipse? Check out our fantastic fall packages that help put your mountain vacation within reach.

 

To book your stay today, please call 800-334-2551 or visit www.highhamptoninn.com for more information.