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. 2015 marks our 76th 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




Or use our contact form.

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Spring is in the air! The flowers have started to bloom and the birds are cheerfully chirping. We are excited for a new season and to again see our Mitchell’s family.


With the warm Spring weather arriving, it’s that time for outdoor activities to begin. Fishing the rivers and lakes is one of the many favorite relaxing times in Highlands. The Three Rivers Fly Fishing Tournament will be held in Highlands April 30th- May 2nd.


This is a great time to go zip lining at the Highlands Aerial Park. With the leaves starting to come out on the trees, you are still able to see many miles throughout the beautiful Appalachian Mountains. The weather has been perfect, even when you are 210 feet above the ground. Call the park at 828-526-8773 to book a reservation time.


Highlanders love the Easterholiday! This is the re- welcoming of everyone working, vacationing, and living in Highlands. The town loves to bring the community together, especially for the youth. The Highland’s Community Association will be hosting the annual Highlands Community Easter Egg Hunton Saturday April 4th. This fun- filled family event will take place at the Highland’s Playground and Pavilion from 2:00 – 4:00. There will be many activities to enjoy throughout the day. You will need to register your children via e-mail at sarah.lowman.martin@gmail.com or for any questions you may have.


On Easter Sunday, many restaurants will be hosting a Sunday brunch. Our front desk staff can help you reserve a seat to your favorite restaurant, or obtain any information you may need.


During the Easter week, the Highland’s Playhouse will be showing the movie “Do You Believe?”  on their new movie screen. Showtime’s and ticket information are located on their website,www.highlandsplayhouse.org/movies.html


The Lipscomb Performing Arts Center will be hosting a couple of performances this month. Bolshi Ballet will perform “Ivan the Terrible” on the 19th and MET Opera will perform “Cavallenia Rusticana and Pagliacca” on the 25th. Feel free to call the box office at 828-526-9047 for times and ticket information.


To celebrate the Easter weekend with you, we are offering an EASTER SPECIAL! Come stay with us the nights of 04/03 and 04/04 and receive $25.00 each night off of any room, suite or cottage.* Call us today to reserve your room! We hope to see you this weekend.


                                                 No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.

                                                                                                       Hal Borland

*Valid with new reservations only

*Cannot be combined with any other special

*Only valid on 04/03/15-04/04/15