Banner Elk Vacation Rentals

Banner Elk

Banner Elk lies amidst the rugged mountains of Blue Ridge Parkway and the towering peaks of Grandfather Mountain, Sugar Mountain and Beech Mountain with the Pisgah National Forest as a picturesque back drop. An affluent mountain town with a small town atmosphere, Banner Elk has world-class dining and unique stores to browse. Tour the local vineyards for wine tasting and relax to the sounds of a bluegrass festival.

Year-round Recreation

Year-round recreation seekers have diverse activities to choose from in Banner Elk and the surrounding towns of Boone and Blowing Rock. Cool summers, colourful falls and wonderland winters make this a great four season destination. The Blue Ridge Parkway, rugged mountains, lakes and rivers provide miles of scenic trails for mountain biking, hiking, horseback riding, rock-climbing, kayaking, canoeing and fishing. Spend a day at Wildcat Lake, a scenic escape with great outdoor activities and a playground for the kids. For great winter sports visit one of the three nearby ski resorts: Appalachian Ski Mountain, Sugar Ski Mountain and Beech Ski Resort at Beech Mountain.

Local attractions in Banner Elk and the nearby towns of Boone and Blowing Rock include:

  • Grandfather Mountain
  • Mile High Swinging Bridges
  • Tweetsie Railroad
  • Horn in the West
  • Blowing Rock