CASHIERS AND HIGHLANDS
The village of Cashiers is nestled in southwestern North Carolina amid towering mountains and dramatic waterfalls. Rich in history and natural beauty, it offers an escape to both relaxation and outdoor adventure. Cashiers’ authenticity and charm draw visitors and second home owners alike to enjoy peaceful valleys, sparkling lakes and rivers, cool summer breezes, majestic scenery, lush forests and native flora and fauna throughout the year. World class recreation, seasonal festivals, art exhibits, outdoor concerts, dining and shopping provide a variety of leisure options.
The “Crossroads” at Highways 64 and 107 conveniently connect the region’s communities for easy aces to and from. Temperatures in all seasons are mild making the Cashiers Area an attractive year-round destination.
Cashiers NC is home to many exciting events throughout the year, most of which benefit a charity or non-profit in the area. Popular yearly events include the Cashiers Mountain Music Festival, the Leaf Festival, several arts and crafts shows, weekly Groovin’ on the Green events on Friday’s during the busy season, the Cashiers Designer Showhouse, Cashiers Benefit Antique Show, the Church of the Good Shepherd Auction and Bazaar, the Tour de Cashiers, Craft Fairs, The Annual Christmas Parade and so much more.
At more than 4,000 feet elevation, nearby Highlands is a Cashiers Area neighbor on the mountain plateau. Its picturesque central boulevard featuring art galleries, antique and gift shops and award winning restaurants is only 11 miles from Trillium. Cultural highlights include Highlands Cashiers Chamber Music concerts, The Bascom: Center for the Visual Arts, the Highlands Playhouse, Highlands Performing Arts Center and the Highlands Nature Center. Nature is never far away with waterfalls, hiking trails and varied outdoor adventures awaiting you. You can experience llama treks to all terrain vehicle tours through the forests as well as zip through the canopy at Highands Aerial Park.
Highlands is home to many yearly events such as the Annual Chili Cook-Off, The Bascom’s Collective Spirits, Highlands Motoring Festival, Highlands Downtown Halloween, Culinary Weekend, Downtown Christmas Tree Lighting and Highlands Olde Time Christmas Parade and much more.