Destination guide

The scenic city of Highland awaits you

The riverfront, wildlife and mountains display a scene truly unique to Highland. This scenic city attracts visitors thanks to its boating and hiking. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Highland

Are you searching for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Highland has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Apple Greens Golf Course (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • McCann Ice Arena (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • West Park Winery (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • New Paltz Golf Course (5 mi / 8 km)
  • McCann Golf Course (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Adair Vineyards (6 mi / 9.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Highland

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Highland is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Richard L. Skimin Memorial Baseball Field (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Bowdoin Park (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Mohonk Preserve Visitor Center (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • James Baird State Park (11.2 mi / 18 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Highland

The nearest airport is in Newburgh, NY (SWF-Stewart Intl.), located 16.6 mi (26.6 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into White Plains, NY (HPN-Westchester County), which is 48.2 mi (77.6 km) away.

Where to stay around Highland?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 977 holiday lettings near Highland. From 606 Houses to 114 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Highland for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Highland?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Highland. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Apple Greens Golf Course: 377 holiday lettings
  • Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park: 365 holiday lettings
  • Bardavon 1869 Opera House: 352 holiday lettings
  • Boscobel House and Gardens: 214 holiday lettings
  • Woodstock Public Library: 1,057 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Highland listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Highland?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 606 Houses in Highland. Our other popular types of Highland holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 114 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 114 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 78 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Flats and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Highland?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 259 holiday homes with pool available in Highland. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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