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Located on Main Street Highlands, in the heart of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, this historic 31-room inn, locally referred to as the Crown Jewel of Highlands, offers our guests the gracious Southern mountain hospitality of yesteryear amidst everyday conveniences for the modern traveler. As you step into the warm, welcoming lobby you will step back into history of times long ago. A time when Highlands began to acquire its upscale resort reputation, a role that Highlands Inn was an integral part. Each season the horse-drawn carriages of wealthy southerners, mostly from the coastal lowlands, journeyed the 4180' elevation through the Blue Ridge to Highlands to escape the heat of summer. Afternoon Tea At The Highlands Inn Afternoon Tea Service at The HIGHLANDS INN in Highlands, North Carolina is a classic southern tradition and we invite you to join us at our historic Inn. Served in our Dining Room guests enjoy an ambiance of gracious hospitality. We select the finest teas, offering different assortments with every season. Delectable house-made accompaniments include tea sandwiches, assorted sweets, fresh baked scones served with cream, beautiful pies and jams. TEA SERVICES Afternoon Tea starting July 5 from 2pm-4:30pm -  Wednesday-Saturday. Reservations are preferred 24 hours in advance. Call us today at 828-526-9380 to inquire about holding your next event with us! We offer special event Tea Parties, such as bridal teas, girls birthday, €˜Barbie Tea€™ , guest of honor€™ tea, for that special someone! Add a special touch to your afternoon by treating yourself to a mimosa or a glass of our hand selected wines. Hats are welcomed! Our elegant Sequoyah Room and our New Backyard is the perfect setting for your next event.  Call us to schedule an appointment with our events coordinator. ROYAL TEA | $45 pp Add a special touch to your afternoon by treating yourself to a mimosa, or a glass of our hand-selected wines with a tantalizing selection of sweets, tea sandwiches, scones, cream and tea. CLASSIC TEA | $35 pp Indulge in assorted tea sandwiches, tea, delectable sweets, Devonshire cream, homemade scones and cakes.