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Five Reasons to Visit High Hampton Inn This Fall

November 14th, 2017 by Staff

 

 

There is still time to feel the cool mountain breeze, hear the crunch of fallen leaves and witness scenic mountain vistas painted with fall foliage this season at High Hampton Inn. An idyllic fall mountain getaway is at your fingertips with incredible nightly room rates as low as $79 per person. Offering fantastic food, plenty of outdoor fun and cozy accommodations, there is something for everyone this fall.

 

Before your stay, be sure to check out our list of can’t -miss fall activities at High Hampton:

 

1. Witness the Giant Heirloom Tree Garden

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.

 

2. Curl up Before a Roaring Fire 

While the cooler seasons sure is scenic, temperatures can get a bit chilly. To fight the cold and make for a cozy evening, some rooms at High Hampton Inn are equipped with a fireplace. Grab a blanket, a cup of hot chocolate and a loved one and curl up in front of a roaring fire.

 

 

3. Enjoy the Lost Art of Afternoon Tea

At High Hampton Inn, afternoon tea is a time-honored tradition. Celebrating the lost art of relaxation, conversation and quality. Tea, coffee, homemade cakes and cookies are served in the lobby of High Hampton Inn every afternoon from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. This hour provides a wonderful opportunity to meet and socialize with other guests as you gather around the fireplace or sit on the front porch taking in the views of the Blue Ridge Mountains all around you.

 

4. Llama Hikes

Take in the crisp mountain air with a furry companion. Hike to the base of Rock Mountain with a pack of llamas for a unique outing. Hikes are scheduled on Thursdays at 4 p.m. and Saturdays at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. The resident llamas also make a very special appearance on the back lawn every Thursday evening at 5:30 p.m. for the Llama Olympics. For another one-of-a-kind experience, you can even request a llama to accompany you to golf, as your caddy! Snap a photo and take the memory with you forever.

 

5. Rock Mountain Tavern 

Head over to Rock Mountain Tavern and enjoy the outdoor patio space while taking in the beautiful mountain scenery. Come and socialize with other guests, warm up with a glass of red wine and absorb the ambiance complete with live music with picturesque views. Mixed drinks, beer and wine are served from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Rock Mountain Tavern offers a variety of family-fun and is a great spot to spend the evening.

 

 

Fall in love with nature this season at High Hampton Inn & Country Club. Come enjoy the cozy accommodations, picturesque views and amazing Last Call for Fall deal with your family. Last call for Fall offer is only available October 29, 2017 – November 21, 2017 on Sunday through Thursday stays. We can’t wait to help you make all your mountain escape dreams come true. For more information on how to book your stay or ways to save, visit https://www.highhamptoninn.com/  or call 800-334-2551.

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.