Guests at Old Edwards Inn & Spa during the holidays can opt for an Elf Tuck-in, whereby a jingle bell-clad elf comes to your room with cookies and milk and reads a Christmas bedtime story to your little ones.
Old Edwards Inn
In ’ Hummingbird Lounge (left) and throughout the inn, the glow of decorated trees and crackling fireplaces sets a spirited mood
Build-your-own hot cocoa carts sweeten the season.
Located a block off Main Street, the town ice rink welcomes skaters for its fifth season starting November 7 and running through March 1. It costs $5 to skate the night away (Thursdays through Sundays, except holidays). Learn more at highlandsnc.org or by calling (828) 526-2118.
Highlands goes all out for Christmas, with street decorations and a holiday parade (happening this year on December 7).
Breakfast at Old Edwards
Dutchmans Designs is among the dozens of shops in town
Adults will love the pampering treatments and spa amenities at Old Edwards
All ages can enjoy The Kelsey Game and Theater Room located in the lower level of the lodge.
Tom Sawyer Tree Farm offers choose-and-cut Fraser firs as well as an adorable Elf Village with numerous elf-size houses.
In the Uniform Shop, visitors can get into character before activities like a scavenger hunt, games, crafts, and a visit with Santa. More at tomsawyerchristmastreefarm.com.
Old Edwards Inn & Spa
Madison’s at Old Edwards Inn