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High Hampton Inn Vacation Rentals: Your Home Away from Home

August 8th, 2017 by Staff

Planning your fall vacation? Nothing says fall family getaway like scenic mountain views, Southern dining, outdoor activities and a crackling fire at High Hampton Inn. Embarking on your mountain adventure can come with all the comforts of home when you stay at one of High Hampton Inn’s vacation rental properties!

 

 

With an assortment of two to five-bedroom homes available, guests have flexibility to select a dream mountain vacation home perfectly suited to their party’s needs. All homes come fully furnished with features like a fireplace, cable TV, kitchen and an outdoor grill. Many homes feature cathedral style ceilings and large picture windows overlooking the stunning Western North Carolina mountain vistas. Vacation rental home guests even have access to High Hampton Inn resort activities including miles of hiking trails, lake recreation, mountain golf, tennis and spa.

 

 

Vacation rental homes are one of the many ways to experience our historic property. Check out our list of top reasons to think vacation rental home for your next trip:

  1. Ability to Cook at Home: Some of the most precious moments are shared at the dinner table. Make lasting memories with your loved ones over a home cooked meal. All rental properties boast a fully-equipped kitchen that makes saving money and eating healthy on vacation more manageable.
  2. More Space for Your Party: With so much room to lounge and explore, relaxation is a breeze!
  3. Vacations That are Truly Unique: Each of our vacation rental properties are unique. Booking your stay at one of our rental properties provides the opportunity to pick a space that is perfect for your party’s needs.
  4. Added Privacy: Looking to completely unwind and unplug? The spacious layout and location of each of our rental properties allows for greater privacy.
  5. Cost Effective: Traveling with a large family can be costly. Our vacation rental homes can be a cost effective alternative to booking multiple hotel rooms.

 

 

Need help choosing which home works best for your family? Photos of each vacation rental property are available online. For more information on vacation rentals at High Hampton Inn, please contact reservations by calling 880-334-2551 or by visiting www.highhamptoninn.com/vacationhome.aspx.

Travel Trend Alert: Four Reasons to Visit High Hampton Inn in 2017

December 5th, 2016 by Staff

As 2016 comes to a close, we are incredibly grateful for an unforgettable 94th season and our wonderful guests that made it all possible. We have a lot to celebrate in 2017, and we cannot wait to welcome guests both returning and new for our 95th season.

 

Families planning their 2017 vacations should look no further than High Hampton Inn. Mountain travel is trending. With the new year only weeks away, we are excited to share just a few reasons why!

 

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1. Wellness Travel is On the Rise

The new year is expected to showcase an increase in travelers seeking holistic wellness from their vacations. We can imagine no better way to both explore and recharge than by spending quality time in the Western N.C. Mountains. Whether guests are navigating the 15+ miles of mountain hiking trails or cozying up on one of our signature red rocking chairs with a good book in hand, there is no doubt that High Hampton Inn is a place for the body, mind and soul.

 

2. Guests are Wanting to Disconnect from Work

It is no surprise that vacationers wish to focus less on their screens and more on each other. 2017 travel trend research indicates an increase in travelers specifically wishing to unplug from work while out of the office. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, surrounded by the most stunning of scenery and offering a vast array of exciting activities, High Hampton Inn promises guests a vacation free from the fetters of stressful work emails and filled with more once-in-a-lifetime quality time.

 

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3. A Community Feel is Important

In 2017 travelers hope to kick cheesy tourist traps to the curb and instead adventure to places that feel like a true part of the surrounding community. High Hampton Inn’s deeply rooted Cashiers heritage (dating back to the early 19th century) makes the Resort the ideal vacation spot for travelers looking to get a true picture of life in the Western North Carolina mountains.

 

4. There are Ways to Relax Beyond the Beach

Relaxation continues to be a leading motivator of travel, and mountain views are becoming more popular than ocean waves. Come see what all the fuss is about! High Hampton Inn has 15+ miles of hiking trails with various scenic viewpoints, golf, tennis and plenty of activities on their 35-acre privately owned lake.

Tips on Putting Together the Perfect Thanksgiving Dinner

November 1st, 2016 by Staff

With Thanksgiving approaching fast, we are excited to share some tips on how to make your Thanksgiving dinner successful and memorable. Below are some insider tips from our culinary and event teams on how to make this Thanksgiving one for the books!

 

 

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1. Preparing Your List

One of the best ways to tackle the big meal is by taking care when prepping your grocery list. Think through your guest list, taste preferences and portion sizes to better gauge your culinary needs. We recommend kicking it old school by jotting everything down on paper. Based on your guest list, plan on 4 oz. of each item per person. With so many courses to prep, keep it simple by offering only two to three veggie or protein options. This is one way to ease some stress without compromising taste.

 

2. Timing is Everything

While in your planning process, figure out how long each item takes to prep and cook. Create a production chart to better keep track of course prep order and cooking times. The planning process will help coordinate space and your table setup.

 

3. Not Everything Needs to be Homemade

Home-cooked meals are always a hit, but time and space constraints can make cooking an entire meal from scratch a daunting task. Dishes like cranberry sauce can easily be purchased from your local grocery store, but you do not have to settle for store bought. For that from-scratch touch, cranberry sauce can easily be spiced up with candied pecans, raisins or apples!

 

4. Deciding on Décor

When deciding on décor, start with a color scheme. Once you have a color scheme in mind, begin researching current tablescapping trends. Do not be afraid to mix themes like vintage with rustic or stainless steel with wood. For that final fall touch, use flowers in full bloom and pine cones for an especially festive look.

 

5. For a Big Impression, Try Sprucing up the Small Stuff

Sometimes smaller details like your bread rolls, hollandaise sauce or gravy can get overlooked. This time around, make small tweaks like glazing the turkey or sprucing up your sides can go a long way.

 

6. Remember to Have Fun!

While it may be stressful planning out a dinner party, always remember that the guests are coming for more than delicious food. They are also here for friends and family! Planning a party and prepping a meal can be stressful, so take a year off and instead plan a trip to High Hampton Inn! We will do all the work for you.

 

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We hope these tips help make your Thanksgiving the best one yet! Happy Holidays from High Hampton Inn!