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Banner Elk blends small town relaxation with the amenities of a larger city. Visitors enjoy outdoor adventure, fabulous culinary offerings, year-round theater, wineries, cozy lodging and North Carolina’s two largest ski resorts. An elevation of 3,701 feet creates cool summers and snowy winters. We’re a great base camp for… Read More
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The adventure tourism capital of the Appalachians, Tazewell County is home to the best ATV trails, motorcycle routes including the famed “Back of the Dragon”, hiking, biking and other adventures in the mid Atlantic region. Aside from adventure tourism, the scenic vistas in this county are to be matched… Read More
Historic Downtown Salem, Virginia is still a busy place. A visit to the Farmers Market, Lake Spring Park or the Salem Museum is the perfect complement to the variety of unique dining and shopping options throughout the city. We trust you will find an array of good eats along… Read More
Experience Virginia’s chef-inspired, working farm Stable Craft Brewing & Cidery. Our agri-pub features a farm-fresh food menu with hand-crafted beers, ciders, and wine. We offer overnight stays and spacious indoor & outdoor dining options. Visit with the horses, enjoy corn hole, sit by the fire pit, or relax on… Read More
Wilderness Run Alpine Coaster has opened in the North Carolina mountains, offering thrill rides for all ages on a Banner Elk mountainside. Each run on NC’s first alpine coaster includes three circular loops, a series of waves and lots of twists. Riders use hand brakes to control speeds, which can… Read More
Stay close to the action at our newly-renovated Cherokee Grand Hotel!  Conveniently located near the entrance to Harrah’s Cherokee Casino and the historical attractions of the Cherokee Indian Reservation, our hotel is a great choice for lodging on your trip. Make reservations at or by calling us at… Read More
Tweetsie Railroad will be open 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. on select evenings for Tweetsie Christmas from November 13 – December 31. Celebrate the holiday season as Tweetsie Railroad transforms into a winter wonderland for Tweetsie Christmas! Enjoy a dazzling holiday light display and holiday music during a 3-mile train ride… Read More
This year the FAC Holiday Craft Market moves to the Elkin Farmers Market to ensure a safe and festive event for attendees and area artisans. Our craft market has become a regional holiday tradition by offering a wide variety of quality handcrafted goods sure to delight everyone on your holiday… Read More
Projected Ski Season Opening at Wintergreen Resort As you know, capacity restrictions have been one of the tools used to manage the spread of the novel coronavirus. Wintergreen Resort offers the largest number of skiable acres in Virginia ensuring the opportunity to safely recreate. Nevertheless, we will adhere to any… Read More