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Autumn Is In the Air

October 4th, 2016 by Staff

Looking for one last getaway before the holiday season? Come visit High Hampton Inn for a fun trip full of beautiful fall leaves, exciting hiking on our 15 miles of mountain trails and golfing on a course nestled within the breathtaking Western North Carolina mountains.

 

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Leaf peeping is one of the most popular activities during the fall season and High Hampton Inn caters to both the novice and annual leaf peeper. The expansive resort estate beckons beginners to come take a look at our beautifully colored landscape, with cameras at the ready! Spanning 1,400 acres and situated at 3,600 feet, it is easy to up your fall getaway standards by making High Hampton Inn your home away from home this season.

 

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Our foliage is about to start feeling fall and we would love to help you peep at the leaves! Local leaf peeping is estimated to peak from October 8 through October 16. Visitors can even say cheers to the changing season by celebrating Oktoberfest with us on October 15.

 

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Hiking the property’s many mountain trails isn’t the only way to capture that coveted fall Instagram photo. Lounge by High Hampton Inn’s privately owned, 35-acre lake which is the perfect spot for curling up with a good book or a glass of wine. Rock Mountain Tavern offers beautiful views of Hampton Lake and is a scenic spot to sit around a fire pit with family and friends. Many of High Hampton Inn’s accommodations are TV and phone free, making a weekend watching the leaves change in the Western North Carolina mountains the recipe for much needed unplugging and unwinding.

 

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Fall fun awaits only an hour and a half outside of Asheville and Greenville and only three hours from Atlanta! Maximum mountain relaxation is mere miles away, and during the week High Hampton Inn offers several special packages and deals to help guests simultaneously say hello to the fall season and big savings.

 

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

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.

Five Reasons to Say “I Do” to a Mountain Wedding

January 13th, 2016 by Brianna Wagenbrenner

With a destination wedding, the world is your playground. Thinking of saying “I do” among a breathtaking mountain backdrop? Check out our five reasons you should elevate your nuptials with a mountain wedding!

 

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1. More Fun for the I Do Crew

Weddings are weekend-long affairs for bride tribes and guests alike. With a North Carolina destination wedding at High Hampton Inn, your big day will be more than one big party – it will be a weeklong celebration of love and matrimony complete with exciting mountainside activities such as 18 holes of mountain golf, five clay tennis courts, more than 15 miles of hiking trails, a 35-acre lake for swimming, fishing and non-motorized boating, and more!

 

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2. Photographs as Epic as Your Love Story

With unparalleled scenery, astounding views, shimmering lakes and glorious sunrises and sunsets, there are few destinations that rival the mountains in visual excellence. For photographs as epic as your love story, look no further than High Hampton Inn’s many enchanting venues. With a number of on-site locations to choose from, High Hampton Inn offers a variety of venues perfect for hosting celebrations of any size. For larger gatherings, you can even have exclusive rental of the entire High Hampton Inn property! Whether you are tying the knot by Hampton Lake or in High Hampton Inn’s Pavilion, you are guaranteed photos as timeless and beautiful as love itself.

 

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3. Less Worries, More Happy

Destination weddings help to streamline the wedding planning process. Kick wedding planning woes to the curb as High Hampton Inn works with you to create a custom wedding package based entirely around you and your unique vision. Your wedding weekend activities, ceremony and reception are all consolidated in one romantic locale, relieving planning pressure and leaving more room for joy and love! High Hampton Inn even offers a special deal Sunday through Thursday for off-peak days.

 

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4. An Abundance of Personality

With the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains and rustic cabin architecture comes an unbeatable Southern mountain charm. High Hampton Inn’s wedding venues not only provide the perfect photo-op, but also pack a palpable personality punch that will set your celebration over the top!

 

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5. Romance that Keeps on Climbing

Destination weddings provide the unique opportunity for extra special reunion and anniversary celebrations. Stay at High Hampton Inn time and time again to relive and reminisce on your blissful day. You can even bring your kids back for a High Hampton summer that will bring your love story full circle! Don’t miss out on this exceptional opportunity for you to elevate your love story with us, 3,600 feet above sea level.