A trip to the Valle Crucis area this time of year would not be complete without a mountain excursion at one of the area’s ski resorts. Take to the slopes and ski or snowboard your way down from the top. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned rider, these 3 resorts offer something for you. Beginners can take part in a lesson and will delight in learning a new skill, while skilled skiers and boarders will enjoy the pristine conditions.
Beech Mountain Resort, the highest ski area in Eastern America, offers up to 17 slopes, four restaurants, two sport shops, full rental facility, and wireless internet connection. For the 2016-17 season they proudly unveil The Park, a newly-constructed terrain park. The Park, which has more than 50 features in its inventory, now has the acreage to build more elaborate jumps and features.By relocating the park away from the Powder Bowl slope, the resort recaptures prime terrain for skiers.
Appalachian Ski Mountain offers twelve slopes including two terrain parks.The 46,000 square feet lodge’s European old-world, alpine atmosphere and Bavarian-style skiing is inviting and features great views and amenities for even the non-skiers on your trip. Their slopeside restaurant offers awe-inspiring views, daily specials and healthy food choices. It is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Browse the large selection of quality ski equipment, apparel and accessories at The Alpine Ski Shop. The Appalachian Gift Shop is located on the second level of the lodge. It’s packed with ski and snowboard related souvenirs, accessories, t-shirts and other logo apparel to help commemorate your North Carolina vacation. .
This family-friendly resort not only offers child care so that parents can enjoy some alone time on the slopes, but it also offers activites for all ages. These include children’s ski and snowboarding lessons, ice skating and tubing. Coast down the resort’s finely groomed 21 slopes and find yourself in awe of your surroundings. Sugar Mountain Resort certainly has a little something for everyone on your trip!
With cozy lodges, tubing, ice skating and shopping, there is plenty to do at these three destinations! Even those who aren’t interested in snow sports will enjoy the scenery. Come explore with us and treat yourself with a stay in one of our Valle Crucis cabin rentals. You will need a place to relax after a day of adventure, and we have the perfect spot for you! Call us today and plan your next mountain getaway.
2931 Broadstone Road
Banner Elk, NC 28604
PO Box 554
Valle Crucis, NC 28691
Fax: (828) 963-6209