Discover a selection of 1,500 vacation rentals in Highlands, NC that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including high chairs for kids and kitchens. Prices start at $185 per night, and chalets and villas are popular options for a stay in Highlands. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

The beautiful area of Highlands awaits your stay

The area's culture and art galleries are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Highlands. Travelers to this scenic city praise the mountain views, waterfalls and hiking. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Highlands

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? You'll be sure to enjoy Highlands for its hiking and golfing. Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Highlands a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Highlands Country Club (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Old Edwards Club (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Kingwood Resort Golf (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Tiger Mountain Vineyards (18.9 mi / 30.5 km)
  • Keowee Key Golf Course (21.6 mi / 34.8 km)
  • Mason's Ruby and Sapphire Mine (21.9 mi / 35.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Highlands

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Highlands is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bridal Veil Falls (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Dry Falls (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Lake Glenville (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Whitewater Falls (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Oconee State Park (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Gorges State Park (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Highlands

Fly into Asheville Regional Airport (AVL), the closest airport, located 45.6 mi (73.4 km) from the city center.

What is the best area to stay in Highlands when booking a vacation rental?

If you're planning a trip to Highlands, Mirror Lake is one of the most in-demand neighborhoods to stay. No matter your style of travel, Vrbo is bound to have a vacation rental here that's perfect for you.

How many vacation rentals are in Highlands?

Whether you're looking for a condo, cabin or something else, choosing a Vrbo vacation rental means you'll always have the property to yourself — no sharing with strangers. Our current selection of vacation rentals in Highlands is ${propertiesCount}.

What is the most popular type of vacation rental accommodation in Highlands?

According to our research, houses are the most desirable type of vacation property in Highlands. But naturally, everyone's idea of the perfect stay isn't going to be the same. Vrbo has vacation homes in a variety of sizes and shapes, so you're sure to find your ideal match.

How much does it cost to rent a vacation rental in Highlands?

The average price for a vacation home in Highlands depends on several factors, including length of stay, season and property type. Whether you're searching for a sprawling house with room for friends and family or a cozy condo for you and your other half, just add your travel dates to discover stays with exceptional value.

How much does it cost to rent a beach house in Highlands?

When you travel and the style and size of the property will influence the cost of your beachside escape. Enter your Highlands travel dates to view your available options on Vrbo. Looking for a backyard so the kids can run around, or a pool to keep them busy? Use our filters to select the amenities and features you want.

Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in Highlands?

With 148 vacation rentals that allow pets, your furry little friend can also come along on your Highlands getaway. Use our filter tool to browse our pet-friendly vacation rentals and find your pawfect pad on Vrbo.

Can I rent a house with a pool in Highlands?

Dig out your swimwear and inflatable unicorn, because there are 22 houses with a private pool in Highlands. Stay at one of these sought-after vacation rentals and every day will be a pool day. Simply enter your dates into Vrbo, then use the 'pool' filter to find the ideal place for a splashing good time!

What are popular rental amenities in Highlands?

When it comes to rental amenities that guests search for in Highlands, beach sun loungers, mountain views and a barbecue grill rank highest. With Vrbo vacation rentals, you'll enjoy options to match your style and taste, whether you're going away with your partner, your family or even pets.

Are there large group vacation rentals in Highlands?

Highlands has 18 vacation properties that can cater to 10 or more guests. These properties come with all the space you need to enjoy good times with friends and family.

Are there vacation rentals in Highlands that welcome kids?

Bring the entire family together for fun-filled adventures in Highlands at one of our 147 family-friendly properties. Lots of these stays feature conveniences that are ideal for trips with the kids, like dining rooms, multiple bedrooms and pools. Just check the "Properties good for families" filter box and pick your favorite option.