If you are looking to take a trip or vacation to North Carolina, you should consider a visit to Beech Mountain. If you are looking for mountain views, scenic drives, and some of the best hiking on the east side of the US, come to North Carolina and stay in Beech Mountain!
Beech Mountain | North Carolina Best Places to Visit
Beech Mountain is a gorgeous little town in North Carolina. Beech Mountain is the highest town in Eastern America and the most ideal vacation spot in North Carolina to see the Blue Ridge Mountains. Beech Mountains elevation is 5,506 feet! Besides the luxurious ski resort, there are plenty of things to do all year round!
What to do in Beech Mountain | North Carolina Best Places to Visit
Whether you want to relax or have some exciting outdoor adventures, Beech Mountain is the mile high gem for you!
Spring & Summer in Beech Mountain
In the summertime, you can find hiking and biking trails at Emerald Outback! The view is spectacular from the top. You can request a free trail map ahead of time here.
Don’t worry, the lift service at the Beech Mountain Ski Resort is open during the summer. There are mile high yoga classes, music festivals, outdoor family movie events and more!
For a full list of year round events CLICK HERE.
Fall & Winter in Beech Mountain | Best Skiing and Snowboarding East of the Rockies
The cooler winter months is a very popular time to visit Beech Mountain! It has an average snowfall of 80 inches which makes it an excellent place to Ski & Snowboard.
Beech Mountain Resort has an elevation of 5,506 feet which makes it the highest ski area east of the Rocky Mountains!
The ski trails have multiple levels with a chairlift that takes you all the way up to a glass skybar! This incredible restaurant is named “5506” (for it’s elevation). It has a 2700sqft outdoor deck with indoor food and beverage service. 5506 Skybar offers top-shelf liquors, mixed drinks, wine, and, of course, a selection of Beech Mountain Brewing Company beers are on tap. There is also a coffee shop on the side called “Bald Guy Brew”
The ski village at the base of the ski resort slopes has a new snow-tubing park, craft beer brewery, huge gift shop with tons of souvenirs, and a ski/snow board school that focuses on snowboard lessons for beginners all the way up to advanced riders.
Down the street from the ski resort, there is a FREE sledding hill open daily for children 12 and under! Bring your own sleds!
Where to Stay in Beech Mountain | North Carolina Best Places to Visit
There is only one place you should stay in Beech Mountain and that is Pinnacle Inn. This is just across the street from the ski resort and right in the heart of the city. This is the only hotel/resort in the area that has amenities like: a headed indoor pool, jacuzzi, sauna, gym, game rooms, tennis courts, put-put golf, a playground and more!
If you are looking to book, I own this condo that is listed on Airbnb. It can sleep 4 adults and 2 kids. Click here to scroll through the pictures.
Where to Eat in Beech Mountain | North Carolina Best Places to Visit
Brick Oven Pizza: 402 Beech Mountain Pkwy, Beech Mountain, NC 28604
This pizza place is an arcade, bakery, ice cream shop, with a large beer and wine list. Its the perfect way to end the day as a family in beech mountain. Check out the menu: https://www.famousbrickoven.com/menu-bkp
Fred’s Backside Deli: 501 Beech Mountain Pkwy, Beech Mountain, NC 28604
This cute and simple deli is located in the “backside” of the Beech Mountain General Store. It has a long history and expensive menu! Check it out here: http://www.fredsgeneral.com/Backside%20Deli.html
Stonewalls Restaurant: 344 Shawneehaw Ave, Banner Elk, NC 28604
Just a short drive down the mountain you will find this upscale restaurant where you can get the best filet mignon in beech mountain! The menu is a bit pricey, but you get what you pay for! Browse the menu here: https://www.stonewallsrestaurant.com/#menu
There you have it! What to do in Beech Mountain, Where to stay and where to eat. It’s all here for you, if you have any questions, put them below in the comments. I hope you have a wonderful visit to Beech Mountain, and I hope you book a stay at the Pinnacle Resort!