Few places in the North Carolina mountains have the variety of leaf-viewing options that Banner Elk offers. Nestled at 3,701 feet above sea level, Banner Elk normally reaches peak color around the third weekend of October. Typically, leaves begin to change in late September or early October, followed by a vivid progression for roughly three to four weeks.
Banner Elk is surrounded by scenic peaks and...Read More
Visitors are familiar with Grandfather Mountain’s resident animals, including black bears, bald eagles, cougars, river otters and elk. But what do they do after dark?
Find out Saturday, Sept. 29, at Grandfather Mountain’s annual Creatures of the Night & Bonfire Delight, a nighttime event featuring fun and spooky stories told by firelight, along with rare ...Read More
Looking for a romantic getaway? Book a Banner Elk theater package and escape to the Blue Ridge Mountains.
A pair of Banner Elk accommodations have teamed up with Ensemble Stage to offer theater packages that start at just $119. Each package includes one night of lodging for two, a pair of tickets to an Ensemble Stage performance, discount dining coupons for Banner Elk Café & Lodge, and breakfast ...Read More
Banner Elk is the culinary hot spot of the NC High Country.
Whether you’re looking for a fine dining experience to mark a special occasion, an upscale restaurant after a relaxing day in the mountains, hearty food after exploring the great outdoors, or a quick bite from a tasty deli, this town’s thriving food scene covers the spectrum.
Artisanal restaurant is the pinnacle of Banner Elk’...Read More
Looking for fun and affordable summer cabin vacation? Look no further than a Banner Elk cabin says one of the world’s largest travel websites.
TripAdvisor.com, with more than 375 million unique visitors monthly, named Banner Elk to its list of 15 Affordable Summer Cabin Getaways Across America. Trip Advisor analyzed user ratings for all U.S. towns that hav...Read More
Make plans now to attend the annual Mile High Fourth of July celebration, June 29-July 4. The resort towns of Banner Elk and Beech Mountain have joined forces for six days of fun that includes: fireworks, live music, arts, culinary options and Banner Elk’s famous Fourth of July Parade and Party in the Park.
The fun begins on Friday, June 29, with music on the patio at Banner Elk Ca...Read More