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Dirty Dancing Debut at High Hampton Inn

May 8th, 2017 by Staff

May is here and that means Dirty Dancing is near! Tucked away in the Blue Ridge Mountains, High Hampton Inn has been a multi-generational mountain getaway for decades and recently served as a filming location for the Dirty Dancing remake. With its scenic views and southern charm, it was no surprise that producers chose the resort for the 30th anniversary remake of the 80s classic.

 

 

As fans of the film know, the story follows the journey of Baby, a budding young woman on vacation with her wealthy parents when she unexpectedly falls for Johnny, the resort’s rugged and charismatic dance instructor. As with all classic romance films, the couple must overcome obstacles, but we won’t give up too many of the details! The upcoming ABC TV remake will air on May 24th and High Hampton Inn is celebrating with a special viewing party.

 

Access to the exclusive event is $44 a person and includes a special dinner menu, games and dance lessons to help guests move and sway like Swayze. The festivities will also include a cash bar serving up hand-crafted cocktails inspired by the film. The event will make you feel as if you are the star, with the staff wearing custom Kellerman’s t-shirts. Guests are encouraged to dress in their best 50s and 60s attire. Dinner will be served starting at 6:30 p.m. and the movie screening will begin at 8:00 p.m.

 

 

For those traveling for the special event, High Hampton Inn is offering a special May Weekday Getaway package starting at $125 per person, based on double occupancy. Due to limited availability, this offer may be unavailable on select dates. Please contact reservations at High Hampton Inn for more details and to secure your reservation: 800-334-2551.

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.

Make This Summer a Splash at High Hampton Inn

June 22nd, 2016 by Staff

 

Looking for a way to cool off this summer? Our 35-acre Hampton Lake is the perfect place to do just that. The refreshing mountain water will wash away your worries and provide the ideal aquatic escape for you and your family! Whether your interests are swimming, fishing, canoeing or pedal boating, you will find exactly what you are looking for at High Hampton Inn’s private swimming hole!

 

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Because our lake is privately owned, there is no need to worry about closed season or fees if you plan to fish. The lake is full of a variety of fish and is home to some of the best trout fishing areas. We also provide daily lessons and guided fishing tours for those who need help kicking off their fishing adventures!

 

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The playgrounds and lakeside beach cast the perfect setting for an unforgettable Southern mountain soirée. Younger guests can make a splash along the lake in wading pools and swimming areas. If you are interested in venturing out onto the lake, non-motorized boats are available to guests at the boathouse. The calm waters are perfect for canoeing, pedal boating or rowing.

 

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Looking for more summer water activities around High Hampton Inn? Stop by the front desk, and we can give you directions to Cashiers’ sliding rock, a waterslide handcrafted by nature.

 

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Don’t waste away your summer in the sweltering heat – on average Cashiers is 17 degrees cooler than neighboring cities! Come dive, splash, pedal and canoe your way into a summer vacation the whole family will enjoy.