The valley also encompasses mountain lakes, rivers and streams that attract anglers from around world to wet a fly for that trophy trout. And, because it’s rainforest the valley gives abundant life to so many unique plants and flowers that bloom here like wild mountain laurel and rhododendron. It’s like nowhere else on the East Coast.
The Village of Cashiers is known famously as the Heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains and allows you to explore numerous boutiques, shops, antique stores, home stores, an outdoor outfitters and a Farmers Market. Cashiers also boast amazing restaurants for lunch or dinner to satisfy the most discerning palate from farm to table to BBQ, delis or fine dining- no matter what you’re seeking; you’ll find it in the valley.
With Cashiers Valley located in the center of The Nantahala National Forest, it is the perfect setting for the outdoor enthusiast. Hikers, mountain bikers, fishermen, backpackers, equestrians, waterfall seekers, photographers and ecologist all ascend on the valley to play and learn. Make sure to visit Panthertown on the eastern continental divide, a national treasure which is known as the Yosemite of the East with over 30 miles of trails featuring granite rock domes with 300 foot cliffs, deep gorges, broad valleys, bogs, trout streams and some of North Carolina’s best waterfalls, all awaiting for you to explore.
For more refine play in the national forest, tee off at High Hampton Resort, Wade Hampton Golf Club, Mountaintop Golf and Lake Club, Trillium Links and Lake Club, Old Edwards Club, Wildcat Cliffs Country Club, Sapphire National Golf Club or Burlingame, just to name a few. All these golf courses will inspire you and take your breath away at every turn.
After a game of golf, head over to Lake Glenville,the highest lake on the East Coast and enjoy swimming, boating, canoeing, kayaking or just relaxing in the sun.
Like we said, The Cashiers Valley is unlike anything on the East Coast and it’s all here for you and your family to discover.