We invite you to spend a relaxing weekend or week at Mitchell's Lodge & Cottages and take advantage of our great location in beautiful Highlands, NC. Our guests come back time and time again to take in the breath-taking scenery, excellent shopping and local attactions. 

Find out more about our cozy, quaint accommodations that are individually decorated and designed. Get ready to kick back, relax and enjoy your time with us. 

From our 4118 ft. elevation, we have been a part of Highlands, NC history since 1939 when were were known as Mitchell's Motel. 2014 marks our 75th Year and is a Highlands landmark. 

For three generations, the Mitchell family has been welcoming guests and has seen Highlands grow from a small mountain town to an exclusive resort which offers quaint shops and specialty boutiques, summer theatre, art galleries, chamber music, exquisite dining and many other cultural attractions.

From your first visit we know you will want to vacation here again. and again.

Discover the advantages of staying with us. We offer relaxed comfort, first-rate service and an ideal starting point for your vacation plans. Whether you seek a comfortable guestroom or a completely furnished vacation cabin, we have the perfect accommodations for you. 

We hope to see you soon! 

The Mitchell Family


Mitchell's Lodge & Cottages

264 Dillard Road

PO Box 1717

Highlands, NC 28741


Call us at:


800 522-9874




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"November comes
And November goes,
With the last red berries
And the first white snows.

With night coming early,
And dawn coming late,
And ice in the bucket
And frost by the gate.

The fires burn
And the kettles sing,
And earth sinks to rest
Until next spring.” 
― Clyde Watson


Ahhhhhh November, one of our favorite months in the mountains! Leaves have fallen, air is crisp, and the fires in the fireplace make us sit back and reflect.

November is a great time to be in Highlands N.C.  We still have things happening throughout the winter months, so take time to come visit!!!


November at The Bascom. 828-526-4949 or www.thebascom.org

Youth and Family Classes

Art for all Ages: Clay Ornaments Workshop….November 8thNoon to 1; 2 to 3 p.m.

 or 4-5 p.m.

Holiday Crafts around the World…November 1,8,15,22 from 10-Noon

Gingerbread House Workshop. Friday and Saturday November 28thand November 29th

10:00 a.m. to noon and 1-3 p.m.

November at the Martin Lipscomb Performing Arts Center   

828-526-9047 or www.highlandspac.org

November 8th 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.  National Theater Live…Frankenstein. Two versions starring JL Miller at 2 p.m. and Benedict Cumberland at 7 p.m.

November 15th 7 p.m.  National Theater Live

November 22nd MET Opera Barber of Seville


November 27th Happy Thanksgiving…Please call Mitchells Lodge or  the Highlands Chamber of Commerce for a listing of restaurants that will be serving Thanksgiving 


Saturday November 29th Christmas tree Lighting.  The streets close at 5:30 and the festivities start at 6:30. This event includes a Christmas Carol sing-along and refreshments. Even a visit from Santa!!! Reserve now for this popular event!


December 6th Saturday at 11:00 a.m. Highlands Olde Mountain Christmas Parade. This is a popular weekend and we don’t want you to miss out! Reserve Now


Hope to see you soon!!!1