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High Hampton Inn: A Family Place

October 6th, 2017 by Staff

With fall in full swing, High Hampton Inn & Country Club is here to make your family getaway a little sweeter! The resort has prided itself on its multi-generational family appeal and sense of Southern hospitality for nearly a century. Guests from all walks of life can find a cozy and relaxing home away from home at High Hampton Inn. From the gorgeous scenery, cool mountain breezes, rustic accommodations and soothing atmosphere, High Hampton Inn continues to offer a one of a kind community experience. High Hampton Inn is the perfect family retreat offering parent-approved activities such as 15+ miles of hiking trails, lawn games, Llama Olympics and arts and crafts

We sat down with one former guest who knows and loves the lands so much that she eventually found her way back to her High Hampton home. Pro Shop team member Nicole Russell tells how High Hampton Inn plays a huge part in her life.

 

 

How long have you been a part of the High Hampton community?

Nicole is a native to Cashiers, NC and the High Hampton Inn. She says; “My family moved here in the early 1970’s. My childhood was spent at High Hampton, exploring the waterfalls, hiking the mountains, playing golf and riding horses. Some of my favorite memories of High Hampton were of the evening entertainment.”

What is your current connection to High Hampton Inn?

Nicole says that after moving away for 16 years, she decided to come back in September of 2016, with her family in tow. “My husband was willing to leave his law enforcement job of 18 years to move to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department. I am so grateful to my husband, with his job as a Deputy, it opened a door for us to move home.” Soon after the move she was offered a position in the ProShop, which she happily took. Nicole  is elated to finally be home at High Hampton Inn, stating; “The feeling of coming home and working at the one place I have loved my entire life has been surreal!”

What was it like to grow up as part of the High Hampton Inn Community?

“My grandparents’ home was across from the 16th hole.  I have countless stories that I share with my children all about the happy times spent there. So many happy occasions took place in our home near hole 16! Playing golf was part of our daily routine,” Nicole reminisces. “In the winter, we would go sledding until our toes were numb. My grandfather always had hot chocolate and a warm fire waiting.”

 

 

What, in your opinion, makes High Hampton Inn so special, especially for families?

“High Hampton is a magical place; a place families come to visit time after time. Some are new to the area, while others have been visiting for 40 years! Yes, it is that special. As for the guests and home owners, they are the heartbeat of High Hampton.”

 

 

Family connections and memories are made every day at High Hampton Inn. From the luscious golf course to the friendly community residents, High Hampton offers something for everyone in the family. Come experience the scenic mountain vistas, unique animal encounters and activities suited for every member of the family! Book your stay in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains today and start making a lifetime of memories at High Hampton Inn & Country Club. For more information call (800) 334-2551 or visit us online.

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.

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.