Banner Elk North Carolina: Ski Resorts, Festivals, Blue Ridge Parkway

Banner Elk NC is southwest of Boone on NC 194 and NC 184. The town is at the foot of Beech Mountain.

Lees McRae College is located in Banner Elk.

Go hiking, mountain biking, canoeing and whitewater rafting in the warmer months. Ski in winter. Golf. Ice Skate. Snowboard.

You can rent cabins, vacation rentals, condos or book a hotel in the area.

Woolly Worm festival is held in October features  food, crafts, live music and Woolly worm races. if you want to participate, you can buy a woolly worm or bring your own.

Blue Ridge Parkway with over 400 miles of scenic highway, beautiful in the Fall when leaves are changing, protected by National Park service.