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Highlands: A Springtime Spectacle

Located in the beautiful city of Highlands, North Carolina, our pet-friendly hotel is excited to welcome you during your stay. While visiting us in the spring, guests are treated to a number of nearby seasonal events and activities including outdoor excursions and annual art shows. Experience all that Highlands, NC has to offer while staying in our comfortable lodgings at The Park on Main.

Discover the Stunning Nature of Highlands

During the spring, the city comes alive with blooming wildlife of both flora and fauna. Watch as animals begin to emerge from the forests and trees begin to unfurl their leaves with the presence of the warm sun. While walking around the downtown area, you’ll be delighted with smells of the flowering Mountain Laurel and the pinky-orange sunsets making an appearance each night. The natural beauty of the Highlands greets guests with an inviting atmosphere that truly inspires a relaxing and calming experience.

Highlands is home to over 2000 miles of waterways stemming out into expansive rivers, streams and scenic waterwalls. While in the area, you can hike, bike, or take a leisurely stroll to any of these gorgeous locations:

Exciting Local Activities & Events

Fly Fishing

Spring is the perfect time to cast off and try your luck at fly fishing! Long time fly fishers or novice fisherman can opt for guided instruction or go off on your own for an afternoon of fun. Ideal fishing locations include the Davidson River and the Tuckasegee.


Our small yet vibrant town of Highlands proudly offers a once-in-a-lifetime falconry experience with some of the best experts on the subject. Watch as these majestic birds soar through the sky during this unforgettable experience.

Guests who are interested in getting up-close with the falcons can have them fly from trees to your fist! The professional falconers ensure your safety at all times and guide the trained falcons through the air as you gaze at their beauty. This activity is one you won’t want to miss while staying at our hotel in Highlands, NC!

Meander in May

Hosted: May 14th, 2022 from 11am – 8:30pm

This annual art festival invites guests to explore the sights and sounds of Highland’s local talent and businesses. Attractions include live performances, craftsmen, and live demonstrations for spectators to enjoy. The event is self-guided and free for all guests.

The final live performance begins at 6pm at Kelsey Hutchinson Park, located just 0.3 miles or an 8-minute walk from The Park on Main. Cap off the evening in the company of locals and fellow guests of the beautiful city of Highlands.

Discover Highlands

No matter what your preference is, Highlands in the springtime is a sight you won’t want to miss. From gorgeous natural attractions to annual local events, our city beams with unique and exciting things to do from the moment you arrive. Begin planning your trip to our magical city today! 

Premium hotel rooms situated at the base of the Southern Appalachian Mountains.

The Park on Main | Highlands, North Carolina | King bed with nightstand and room amenities

Located near a variety of breathtaking waterfalls and nearby hiking trails.

The Park on Main | Highlands, North Carolina | Water rushing down rocks

Our property is completely dog-friendly & focuses on pampering you and your pet. 

The Park on Main | Highlands, North Carolina | Dog shaped dog cookie in a water bowl