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Highlands Nature Center

828-526-2623 • Highlands, NC

930 Horse Cove Road•

Since 1927, the mission of the Highlands Biological Station has been to

foster research and education focused on the rich natural heritage of

the Highlands Plateau, while preserving and celebrating the integrity

of the “biological crown” of the southern Appalachian Mountains.

Highlands Nature Center offers special events throughout the summer

to join families together in an informative way such as the Salamander

Meander, Owl Prowl, Nature by Night and more.

Family activities include guided walks along the garden trails, nature

lessons, workshops, observing each of the Nature Center’s animals,

critter searches and much more. Weekly family programs are held

May through August.

Scaly Mountain Outdoor Center

828-526-3737 • 7420 Dillard Road, Scaly Mountain, NC

Located between Sky Valley, Georgia and Highlands, North Carolina,

The Scaly Mountain Outdoor Center is the place to enjoy both

summer and winter fun. Come visit and experience, or rediscover, the

fun of trout fishing, ice skating, summer and snow tubing, and try out

bungee trampoline. When it’s time to feed the gang, Downhill Grill is

sure to satisfy all tastes.

Southeastern Expeditions

800-868-7238 • Clayton, GA

Go on a grand adventure of the Chattooga River, one of the

southeast’s premier rivers for whitewater rafting. The oldest rafting

company in the southeast, Southeastern Expeditions opened its doors

in 1972 with equipment purchased from Warner Brothers following

the filming of the movie


. Two years later in 1974, the

Chattooga River was designated by Congress as one of America’s

“Wild and Scenic” rivers.

WhiteWater Equestrian Center

828-966-9646 • Sapphire, NC

If you’re looking for an exciting adventure on horseback, the

WhiteWater Equestrian Center offers a treat for you. Imagine

becoming one with nature as you and your horse leisurely make your

way through a variety of trails nearby. They also feature gem mining.

Old Edwards

Comfort and Joy Package

Christmas Tree Farm Package

Wine Tastings and Special Cocktails

Seasonal Spa Treatments

Elf Tuck-Ins for the Wee Ones

Book Now for November and December


for the Holidays