NC Mountain Ski Vacation
The High Country of NC is a perfect destination for your next North Carolina mountain ski vacation, with four resorts offering downhill skiing, snowboarding, ice skating and snow tubing. The four Southeast ski resorts of Ski Sugar, Ski Beech, App Ski and Hawksnest are a great winter destination just a few hours from many NC cities, making them the perfect option for your next ski vacation. These NC ski resorts are close to our Boone, Banner Elk, Valle Crucis and Blowing Rock vacation rentals, and many guests enjoy visiting all four Blue Ridge Mountain ski resorts on their ski vacations.
NC Ski Resorts
Appalachian Ski Mountain is perfectly located between Blowing Rock NC and Boone NC, and offers a great family ski vacation option for all. The first ski area in Northwest North Carolina and second oldest in the state of NC, Appalachian Ski Mountain has come a long way since it first opened in the 60s. Still a leader among NC ski resorts, App Ski was installed the first quad chair lift in North Carolina, and currently offers twelve slopes including two terrain parks, outdoor ice skating area, base lodge, rentals, ski school and restaurant.
Opened in 1967, Beech Mountain Resort in Banner Elk, NC is the highest ski area in Eastern America. A popular NC ski resort for all levels, Ski Beech currently offers 95 skiable acres along with an outdoor ice skating rink and snow tubing as well as restaurants (including their amazing Sky Bar), sports shops, nursery, Burton Learn to Ride center, lessons and rentals. Located in Banner Elk NC, Beech Mountain Ski Resort is still convenient to all the Boone NC area. And for those who visit the mountains of NC outside of ski season, Beech Mountain offers activities year-round.
Sugar Mountain Resort in Banner Elk, NC first opened in 1969, and now offers 125 skiable acres, a terrain park, ski and snowboard rentals, a ski school for lessons, snow tubing and an outdoor ice skating rink. NASTAR racing is also hosted at this NC ski resort, and many great events take place during the season, including New Year’s Eve fireworks. Ski Sugar is located on Sugar Mountain in Banner Elk, NC, only a few minutes’ drive from several of our NC mountain vacation rentals.
Hawksnest Snow Tubing and Zipline is located on Seven Devils in Banner Elk, NC. Describing themselves as the largest snow tubing park on the East Coast, Hawksnest Tubing park features over 30 lanes of snow tubing to enjoy on your winter family vacation in the NC mountains. Lighting and snow making extend the hours and season for this NC snow tubing resort, and their lodge offers dining as well. Or try out their NC mountain zipline adventures all winter long. Snow tubing in the mountains of NC is a great family adventure for any ability, be sure to include it on your next winter vacation.
NC Ski Resort Vacations and Rentals
Be sure to check out all of our Banner Elk vacation rentals before booking your next NC ski vacation. We even have homes on Sugar Mountain, just minutes from Sugar Mountain Ski Resort and still convenient to Beech Mountain Ski Slopes and a short drive to Appalachian Ski Mountain and Hawksnest Tubing. Our Boone NC cabin rentals are a great option for your next mountain ski trip, family vacation or corporate getaway.
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