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Your Fall Photo Checklist at High Hampton Inn

September 7th, 2017 by Staff

This fall make sure to put High Hampton Inn & Country Club at the top of your list for picturesque retreats. Recently named one of Bravo’s “22 Essential Places to Take A Selfie Before You Die,” our charming and rustic property provides the idealistic backdrop for numerous photo opportunities. From the stunning views to the memorable inhabitants, there is something to make everyone smile!

Before your stay, be sure to check out our list of can’t-miss fall photo ops:

 

  1. Take in the Dawn Mountain Views

Rise and shine bright and early to catch the breathtaking sunrise over the mountains. Snap a picture and take the sunrise home with you. They say the early bird catches the worm, and with so much to see and do, there is no better way to start your day at High Hampton Inn.

 

 

  1. Comfort Food to Crave

Start your day off right with our delicious southern eats. Dining at the High Hampton Inn is a social experience; indulge in an upscale buffet of scrumptious offerings in the traditional style dining room, that was recently featured in ABC’s adaption of Dirty Dancing this year. Grab a biscuit and savor the flaky, buttered center. Make sure to commemorate the moment with a picture guaranteed to make your friends mouths water.

 

 

  1. Picturesque Hiking Trails

Work off your meal by hiking along some of our more than 15 miles of scenic mountain trails. The top of Chimney Top or Rock Mountain offer stunning nature views with no end of photo possibilities.

 

 

  1. Spend Time with Ed & Fred

Make your day even more memorable by visiting Ed and Fred at our iconic donkey pasture. This bucket-list item makes for funny stories and better photos.

 

 

  1. Wine Down Your Day

Stroll over to the Rock Tavern and grab a glass of wine while taking in the surrounding scenery. Sit back and enjoy the live music and feel of the fall season. Be sure capture a photo of the luscious lawn and beautiful Rock Mountain terrace.

 

 

  1. What Dreams Are Made Of

Before heading to bed in one of our cozy rooms, make sure to snap a picture of our historic Inn. Whether sunrise, sunset, mid-afternoon or dusk, the Inn serves as the heart and focal point of our 1,400-acre property. Once you’ve sufficiently made your social media followers envious with wanderlust, it’s off to your cozy accommodations to dream about mountain views, comfort food and, of course, donkey pastures.

 

 

With so much to see and do, fall is the perfect time to visit with friends and family! We look forward to hosting you soon and helping you hit all the items on your fall photo check list. For more information on how to book your stay or ways to save, 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.

Elevate Your Fall Getaway

August 25th, 2016 by Staff

Come September the temperatures start to drop and the leaves begin to change color, beckoning you to come outside and explore. Here in the Western North Carolina Mountains, the fall foliage, crisp mountain air and stunning views are a feast for the senses and the soul.

 

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This fall, get in touch with nature by rising to the challenge of High Hampton Inn’s many mountain hiking trails. Hikers of all skill levels have plenty of trails to choose from within our property’s 1,400-acre estate.

 

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As any true mountain lover knows, a bird’s eye view is the best kind of view. Hikers who make the trek to the 4,618-foot peak of Chimney Top Mountain will be rewarded by stunning, near 360-degree views that soar even higher than the birds.

 

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If the four-hour round-trip hike up and down Chimney Top isn’t enough, guests can stop by High Hampton Inn’s front desk for information on any of the property’s eight well-marked hiking trails. For a shorter trek, hikers can make the two-hour trip to the top of Rock Mountain for excellent westward views. For a more up-close experience with the property, guests can wander the one-and-a-half-mile Lake Trail which follows the edge of High Hampton’s privately owned, 35-acre Hampton Lake.

 

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Guests can venture out on their own or join one of High Hampton Inn’s guides for a group excursion. Staff members will even prepare sack lunches to take on hikes so you can dine al fresco with a spectacular view.

 

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At the end of the day, you can unlace your hiking boots and warm up by the grand four-sided fireplace in the inn or enjoy a glass of wine from the Rock Mountain Tavern on our outdoor patio overlooking the scenic North Carolina Mountains.

 

No matter what path you choose, it is easy to elevate your stay at High Hampton!

 

For more information on hiking at High Hampton Inn, please visit https://www.highhamptoninn.com/trails.aspx.