Winter in The High Country • Skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, snow tubing, zip lining, snowshoeing, and sledding. If you can do it on snow or ice, you can do it in the North Carolina High Country. NC is home to some of the highest ski areas in the Eastern US, and winter here brings a time to celebrate in stead of hibernate.
Shopping in Valle Crucis is amazingly complete and diverse for such a small rural mountain village of five hundred residents.
Appalachian Ski Mountain is a special place to choose for your vacation, daycation, or family trip. From the moment you arrive, you will notice the attention to detail.
Beech Mountain Resort is a total Winter experience. With excellent skiing, day or night, and a charming Alpine Village filled with intriguing shops, tempting restaurants and more.
Located 30 minutes from The Mast Farm Inn, Sugar Mountain, North Carolina is perhaps best known for the ski area, the largest ski area in North Carolina
”Cycling sports are gaining in popularity across the nation, but few locations offer as much diversity as the mountains, hills and flatlands of Western North Carolina’s High Country.” ~ Peter Morris
We are proud to be selected as one of Biking.Com’s North Carolina Top 50 Cycling Clubs. We are a group of recreational cyclists of varying abilities who enjoy biking and sightseeing.
During the winter months, the Town of Beech Mountain offers a free public sledding hill for kids of all ages. With snow making capabilities, the hill is open all winter for your enjoyment. The sledding hill is located adjacent to Town Hall on Beech Mountain.
Recognized for having the largest Snow Tubing Park on the East Coast, the park offers exceptional Tubing, and it is conveniently located between Boone and Banner Elk
Magnificent mountain views, wooded footpaths, and landscaped gardens are the visual backdrop for the barns and animals, providing the ultimate picturesque setting for Apple Hill Farm’s animals and visitors.