Driving Directions

Highlands Inn


The Scenic Route from Asheville

Scenic Route via Brevard and Cashiers on Highway 64

Approximately 1.5-2 hours depending on traffic

From Asheville take I 26 toward Greenville, get off at Airport Exit

At Exit take right turn onto 280 South, Pass airport on right

Continue on 280 South to Brevard

Continue to 64West through Brevard

Follow 64 West through Cashiers to the second traffic light in Highlands.

The Highlands Inn is on the corner of 4th Street & Main at the second traffic light.

Faster Route from Asheville

Approximately 1.5 hours

Take I- 40 West to route 23/74 W towards Waynesville.

Take 23/74W to 23/441 towards Dillsboro, Sylva and Franklin

At Franklin stay on the by-pass

Look for Highlands exit 64E towards Highlands

Turn left and follow 64 East through the Cullasaja Gorge, a curvy but beautiful road through the mountains.

In Highlands go to second traffic light. Highlands Inn will be on left hand side of street.

Driving Directions From Greenville, South Carolina.


Travel time approximately 2 hours

Take 276 North to Scenic Highway 11

About four miles from bridge over Lake Keowee turn right onto Rt. 130 towards
Cashiers & Whitewater Falls

Follow 130 to Route 107 N, turn right on hwy and proceed to traffic light at
the intersection of 107 & 64 in Cashiers.

Turn left onto 64 West and travel about 12 miles to second traffic light on 64 in Highlands.
Highlands Inn will on the left hand corner facing Main Street.

If you are comfortable with reading maps and back roads, a shorter way from downtown Greenville.

Take roads to Pickens on Route 183. From 183 turn right on Hwy 133 past Pickens and proceed to Scenic Hwy 11.

Take left hand turn, cross Lake Keowee bridge and proceed to Route 130 about four miles ahead on your right. Follow 130 toward Cashiers to NC 107.

Take right on 107 to intersection at crossroads in Cashiers.
Take left onto 64 West to Highlands.


Driving Directions From Atlanta, Georgia .

Driving time approximately 2.5 hours.

Take I-85 North (toward Greenville, SC)

To I 985 toward Gainesville, GA where it becomes GA 365

Continue on GA 365 as it changes to 441 North

Go through Tallulah Falls, Clayton and Mountain City to Dillard, GA

At the traffic light in Dillard take right onto GA 246 that becomes NC 106

(At this point you are about a beautiful 20 minute drive to Highlands)

Proceed up GA 246/NC 106 to you enter Highlands. At Main Street you will see the first traffic light
by the Exxon Station-take a right and proceed to next traffic light. Highlands Inn is on your left side.


Driving Directions From Knoxville, TN .

Scenic Route From Knoxville, TN.

“Arriving from Knoxville through Smoking Mt. National Park and Gatlinburg”

Travel time 3.5 hours via route 411

I-40 East to 66 South

66 South will turn into 321/441

In Gatlinburg, take 441 S (towards and through Cherokee) to 74 E

From 74 E take 23/441 towards Dillsboro and into Franklin-stay on bypass

Just past Wal-Mart on left look for exit ramp to 64 E to Highlands.

In Highlands go to second light on Main St. Highlands Inn is on left hand corner of that intersection.

Quickest Route From Knoxville, TN.

Travel time 2.5 hours

Take I-40 East into North Carolina towards Waynesville

Take 23/441 towards Dillsboro, Sylva and Franklin. Stay on by-pass in Franklin.

Just past Wal-Mart on left, look for right hand side exit ramp to 64 E to Highlands. Take a left on 64 E.

In Highlands go to second light on Main Street.
Highlands Inn is on left hand corner of that intersection.

From Walhalla, South Carolina

Via SC 28? (Approximately 1 hour)
Follow SC 28 from Walhalla into Highlands and to the light at Main Street and 4th.
Highlands is on the far side corner of that intersection.

Driving Directions From TN Hwy 129 (Tail of the Dragon)

Via Route 129:

Take route 129 S off of I 40

Continue on 129 S into Route 19/74

19/74 N to Route 28 S to Franklin

Just past Wal-Mart on left look for exit ramp to 64 E to Highlands.

In Highlands go to second light on Main St. Highlands Inn is on left hand corner of that intersection