If you would rather take it easy, enjoy a day browsing through the wide variety of antique, craft, or outlet shops abundant in the area.
The Best Western Mountain Lodge at Banner Elk, is nestled between Sugar Mountain Resort and Beech Mountain Resort in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. The hotel is surrounded by 9 distinctive golf courses. Each course provides 18 holes of exciting and challenging golf. All 9 courses are within minutes of the hotel!
For family fun, we are just 9 miles from Grandfather Mountain. Spend the day at the mountaintop nature preserve. Or take the Blue Ridge Parkway to Blowing Rock and visit Tweetsie Railroad, a Wild West themed amusement park. The Blue Ridge Parkway also has many beautiful spots where you can stop and enjoy a picnic. Banner Elk, Beech Mountain, and all of the High Country area of North Carolina offer four seasons of family fun and outdoor adventures. The Best Western Mountain Lodge is a great resort Get-A-Way.