Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina, Banner Elk is the Place to BE. The richness of the land, the diverse activities and majestic beauty bring many visitors to the area each year. Guests find accommodations in the small town to be a relaxed environment and full of friendly people. You will always have a reason to return, or even stay in Banner Elk.
Located in the northwest mountains of North Carolina, Banner Elk Accommodations is part of the region known as the "High Country". With a total population of 17968, the county has less than 2,000 year-round residents. Typical summer temperatures range in the mid to upper 70's and winter with its bounty of snow, blanketing our mountain slopes, becomes a mountain escape by snow lovers, with some of the best skiing in the South. Fall turns the majestic mountain vistas into a kaleidoscope of changing fall foliage. Spring is a great time to explore the many waterfalls and hiking and biking trails along quite stretches of winding roads. We welcome your arrival to the highest places off the Blue Ridge Parkway in the Carolina's, like the Town of Beach Mountain, the highest Incorporated town East of the Mississippi and the come experience what it's like to walk across Grandfather Mountains, Mile High Bridge. We invite you to reconnect with family and friends in a place where over 90% of you already know, that relaxation is the hardest thing you need to do all day. Come Play!
Banner Elk offers a number of fine accommodations, world-class restaurants, and unique shops, and even our own winery. From mainstream accommodations to quaint bed and breakfast, lodging is dreamy in Banner Elk. When dinner time comes around, there is no lack of places to eat in Banner Elk. We are home to restaurants of many various cuisines, ranging from casual to fine dining. With something for every palate, guests could plan an entire vacation around where to eat in Banner Elk.