By Terry Barnes

Welcome to The Plateau

Known for natural beauty and genteel lifestyle, Highlands and Cashiers offers numerous opportunities to enjoy cool summers and moderate winters. The Highlands-Cashiers Plateau is rich in history yet feature refinements unique to village life such as world class golfing, lodging, dining and cultural events.

Find Your Accommodations in Highlands-Cashiers

Whether you are looking for a luxurious suite, a bed & breakfast or a mountain cabin, you have choices galore.

Plateau Dining

From BBQ to refined dining, the Highlands-Cashiers area offers tastes for every palate.

Elevate Your Shopping

Diamonds and furs and hiking boots! Oh My! Is it true that people come to the mountains to shop? You bet! There truly is something for everyone.

Photo by Federico Bigazzi

Highlands-Cashiers Adventure

Our Southern Appalachian Mountains make the perfect backdrop for year-round recreation.

Culture Abounds Here

The Highlands Plateau and Cashiers Valley have become hubs of cultural activity in the Southern Appalachians.

Photo by Bernie Coulson

A Home on The Plateau

People have been summering on the Highlands Cashiers Plateau for many years. Now known as one the premier places to live year-round, our real estate listings offer something for everyone. Take advantage of the spectacular amenities and small-town charm offered right here in these mountains we’re proud to call home.

 Photo by Susan Renfro

What's Happening in Highlands and Cashiers

Mark your calendar so you don’t miss any of the special events here.

Mary Abranyi is a local Realtor and the owner of Cashiers Valley Fusion where she is a yoga instructor (500 RYT) and doTERRA Essential Oils Wellness Consultant.

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