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Hollywood Comes to High Hampton Inn!

April 11th, 2016

Characterized by its exciting music, passionate romance and vibrant dancing, everyone in 1987 was in awe of what would become one America’s most beloved romantic movies – Dirty Dancing. Much has changed since the movie’s release date, but one thing that hasn’t changed is the desire to indulge in a resort experience like Kellerman’s and relive the iconic romance between Baby and Johnny. Now, you can do both!

 

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ABC recently announced its decision to produce a three-hour remake of the romantic comedy. Filming in part at High Hampton Inn is the highly anticipated television remake of Dirty Dancing, which is set to star Scream Queen’s Abigail Breslin as Frances “Baby” Houseman and Colt Prattes as Johnny Castle. The remake follows the journey of Baby, a budding young woman on vacation with her wealthy parents in the Catskills as she unexpectedly falls for Johnny, the resort’s rugged and charismatic dance instructor.

 

Taking place in April and May, principal filming locations span across Western North Carolina. Embodying the spirit of Kellerman’s, High Hampton Inn is a filming destination for this highly anticipated television special. With the reputation of being a “Dirty Dancing style” resort, High Hampton Inn guests will see this multi-generational vacation favorite come to life in true Hollywood style!

 

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If you’re looking for the best travel destination this summer, consider the resort Hollywood has deemed Dirty Dancing’s remake filming destination.

 

Contact High Hampton Inn today and start planning your next trip:

Phone: 828-743-1893

Online: http://www.highhamptoninn.com/vacationhome.aspx

Reunite with Nature, Reunite with Each Other

February 29th, 2016

For a reunion that rises above the rest, families can make a mountain escape to High Hampton Inn. Nestled within the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, High Hampton Inn maintains a unique balance of history, tradition and unbeatable Southern hospitality!

 

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Located less than three hours from Atlanta and Charlotte, High Hampton is the perfect setting for a weekend family getaway. Families will relish in this little slice of mountain heaven, free from the fetters of the everyday. Between the glistening private lake, the breathtaking view of Rock Mountain, and the quaint charm of the picturesque Inn, guests find that High Hampton Inn creates the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable family gathering.

 

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The Resort offers an abundance of activities that can be enjoyed by family members of all ages, whether they are two or 92! Activities include:

  • Sports: Golf, Tennis and Rock Climbing
  • Lawn Games: Croquet, Bocce, Corn Toss, Tetherball, Volleyball, Badminton and Putting
  • Outdoor Recreation: Hiking, Kayaking, Canoeing, Fishing, Sailing, Rowing and Petal Boating
  • Indoor Amenities: Spa and Fitness Center
  • Summer Children’s Programs: Kids Club (ages 3-9); Youth Programs (ages 11-15); and Teen Room with Foosball, Ping Pong, Air Hokey, Bon Fires, Ultimate Frisbee, Tennis, and Pizza Parties

 

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Starting May 1, we want to honor the families who have helped us earn the prestigious designation from Resorts and Lodges of “Top Ten North America Family Hotels/Resorts.” Reunite with your family with special rates* for the property’s largest cottages and even full-resort rental on select dates. Plan a special dinner for your loved ones at many unique on-property locations such as the Laurel Garden. Whether you rent out the cottages or rent out the entire resort, your family can reconnect away from the fetters of everyday life in an environment that has promoted family bonds for 94 seasons.

 

With multigenerational travel on the rise, now is the perfect time to plan your reunion or multigenerational trip to High Hampton Inn! The 2015 Travel Dreams survey by Virtuoso revealed that multigenerational travel is one of the top 10 trip experiences. Not only will families create a lifetime of memories at High Hampton, but they will also find what was originally planned to be a simple vacation quickly becomes a cherished family tradition.

 

*Special rates only while the select cottages are available. Contact reservations at High Hampton Inn for rates and availability at 800-334-2551 or info@highhamptoninn.com.

Five Reasons to Say “I Do” to a Mountain Wedding

January 13th, 2016

With a destination wedding, the world is your playground. Thinking of saying “I do” among a breathtaking mountain backdrop? Check out our five reasons you should elevate your nuptials with a mountain wedding!

 

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1. More Fun for the I Do Crew

Weddings are weekend-long affairs for bride tribes and guests alike. With a North Carolina destination wedding at High Hampton Inn, your big day will be more than one big party – it will be a weeklong celebration of love and matrimony complete with exciting mountainside activities such as 18 holes of mountain golf, five clay tennis courts, more than 15 miles of hiking trails, a 35-acre lake for swimming, fishing and non-motorized boating, and more!

 

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2. Photographs as Epic as Your Love Story

With unparalleled scenery, astounding views, shimmering lakes and glorious sunrises and sunsets, there are few destinations that rival the mountains in visual excellence. For photographs as epic as your love story, look no further than High Hampton Inn’s many enchanting venues. With a number of on-site locations to choose from, High Hampton Inn offers a variety of venues perfect for hosting celebrations of any size. For larger gatherings, you can even have exclusive rental of the entire High Hampton Inn property! Whether you are tying the knot by Hampton Lake or in High Hampton Inn’s Pavilion, you are guaranteed photos as timeless and beautiful as love itself.

 

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3. Less Worries, More Happy

Destination weddings help to streamline the wedding planning process. Kick wedding planning woes to the curb as High Hampton Inn works with you to create a custom wedding package based entirely around you and your unique vision. Your wedding weekend activities, ceremony and reception are all consolidated in one romantic locale, relieving planning pressure and leaving more room for joy and love! High Hampton Inn even offers a special deal Sunday through Thursday for off-peak days.

 

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4. An Abundance of Personality

With the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains and rustic cabin architecture comes an unbeatable Southern mountain charm. High Hampton Inn’s wedding venues not only provide the perfect photo-op, but also pack a palpable personality punch that will set your celebration over the top!

 

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5. Romance that Keeps on Climbing

Destination weddings provide the unique opportunity for extra special reunion and anniversary celebrations. Stay at High Hampton Inn time and time again to relive and reminisce on your blissful day. You can even bring your kids back for a High Hampton summer that will bring your love story full circle! Don’t miss out on this exceptional opportunity for you to elevate your love story with us, 3,600 feet above sea level.