Get Physical

There are several great hikes in this part of the state - see below for 2 of our favorites.

1. Whiteside Mountain National Recreation Trail (Easier) - 2 mile loop with great views. Only 13 minutes from Skyline Lodge!

2. Glen Falls Trail (Harder) - Only 15 minutes from Skyline Lodge, this 2.4 mile out and back trail features great views of one of NC's best waterfalls.

For other hikes, check out this link

Fill Up

Meals will be provided Friday and Saturday night, but you may be looking for options outside of Oak Steakhouse on Saturday or Sunday. Below are a few favorites.

Highlands (10 min):

  • Blue Bike Cafe - 423 N 4th St, Highlands, NC 28741
  • Calders Coffee Cafe - 384 Main St, Highlands, NC 28741
  • (Lunch only) The Ugly Dog Public House - 294 S 4th St, Highlands, NC 28741

Cashiers (20 min):

  • Zookeeper Bistro - 45 Slab Town Rd, Cashiers, NC 28717
  • Cashiers Valley Smokehouse - 281 US-64 Box 64, Cashiers, NC 28717
  • Whiteside Brewing Company - 128 State Rte 107, Cashiers, NC 28717

Don't get too full - we have some of our favorites in store for you!

Relax & Shop

We've also enjoyed are spending time downtown in Highlands and Cashiers. Only a short drive away, you'll find that mountain charm you are looking for.