We Love Fall Most of All

If you’re visiting Western North Carolina during the fall season, you might want to add these to your list! Click or tap the images below to discover a few of our favorite things. Take a scenic drive Soak in the colors as you twist and turn along the Blue Ridge Parkway. Stop along one of the many scenic overlooks to …

Season’s Receives 2021 Travelers’ Choice Award

Season’s at Highland Lake is pleased to announce that they have received the 2021 TripAdvisor® Travelers’ Choice Award. This recognition celebrates restaurants that consistently deliver fantastic experiences to travelers. Award recipients represent the top 10% of restaurants around the world. “In this difficult season, this award means so much more” said Peter Fassbender, Director of Food & Beverage at Season’s. …

Season’s Receives 2021 Wine Spectator Award

Season’s at Highland Lake has been honored for its outstanding wine program in Wine Spectator’s 2021 Restaurant Awards. This distinct honor recognizes restaurants all over the globe as a top destination for wine lovers. Season’s is the only local restaurant within a 25-mile radius to earn this prestigious award. “Fine dining is not complete without a well paired wine” says …

Highland Lake Inn & Resort Wins 2021 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award

Highland Lake Inn & Resort announced that it has been recognized as a 2021 Travelers’ Choice award recipient by Tripadvisor.com. Based on a full year of TripAdvisor reviews, prior to any changes caused by the pandemic, award winners represent the top 10% of hotel and resort accommodations around the globe. “In this transitional season, this recognition really means a lot …

Safety and Delight Come Together

From the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Highland Lake Inn & Resort and Season’s at Highland Lake have been committed to the safety of both guests and staff. In the midst of climbing cases and the upcoming flu season, the resort and restaurant are ensuring that every aspect of their safety precautions exceed the standards set forth by local and …

Highland Lake Inn & Resort Certified as Living Wage Provider

Highland Lake Inn & Resort was recognized as a Certified Living Wage employer by Just Economics, an advocacy organization in Western North Carolina. This certification is awarded to companies that surpass the federal minimum wage to pay their employees a fair “living wage” that takes into account the resources necessary to support themselves and their families. “We have a tremendous …

Health Safety Protocol – COVID-19

Highland Lake Inn & Resort and their restaurant, Season’s at Highland Lake wants to emphasize during these times of uncertainty, that the safety and health of their guests is a top priority. Extra measures have been put in place to ensure that the spread of COVID-19 is mitigated. Highland Lake Inn & Resort owner Jack Grup stated that “We strive …

Highland Lake Receives Environmental Sustainability Award

The Henderson County Chamber of Commerce presented Highland Lake Inn & Resort with this year’s Environmental Sustainability Award. The Flat Rock, NC resort was able to reduce energy consumption by 10% and also played an active role in educating the public about sustainability by facilitating a Climate Crisis Forum. In addition, they continue to implement several environmentally friendly practices that …

Season’s Promotes Alphonso Piper Jr. to Executive Chef

Season’s Restaurant, located at Highland Lake Inn & Resort, is excited to welcome Executive Chef Alphonso Piper Jr. While Chef Al is not new to the Season’s team, his recent promotion to Executive Chef is a reflection of his culinary passion and enthusiastic personality. Season’s Restaurant has always been committed to providing a premier dining experience and Chef Al has …