This official Banner Elk tourism motto captures the essence of what motivates travelers to visit this favorite Blue Ridge Mountains vacation spot. Located near Boone, North Carolina, this community offers something for everyone, all four seasons of the year!
Whether you are looking to explore the great outdoors with hiking trails, enjoy refreshing mountain air while sweltering summer air takes over much of the country, or play some of the best golf courses around, Banner Elk is the place to be. Challenge yourself to whitewater paddling or hop onto a mountain bike for a thrilling adventure through this gorgeous topography. It's all here
If Fall is your time to get away, no where will you enjoy autumn colors more than Banner Elk. Surrounded by scenic peaks, there is no more beautiful fall panorama than the view from Banner Elk. You can golf the great courses of the region, hike to your hearts content, mountain bike through this gorgeous backdrop of brilliant fall colors or open that book you've been wanting to read.
What better place to enjoy the serenity of winter than Banner Elk? Escape the fast pace, celebrate the season, unwind in the quiet, indulge in the luxury of time in this pristine setting. With snow skiing and snow boarding readily available at the two largest ski resorts in the South, you can easily take to the slopes! Be active, be still. You get to decide.
Spring bursts forth with the enthusiastic renewal of life and beauty in Banner Elk. With the mountain streams running, whitewater paddling is waiting for you, beautiful golf courses welcome golfers back to their games and mountain biking and hiking are at their best.