: Charlotte or Grennsboro or Raleigh, NC
: Crestwood Inn
: Appalachian Ski Mtn
: Public Boone Golf Club
: Game Keeper
Crystal Mountain, is a quiet gated community hidden off of Shulls Mill Rd which runs between HWY 105 and HWY 221. Conveniently located between Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis and Banner Elk and is centrally located to all of the High Country attractions including Grandfather Mountain, Tweetsie Railroad (Theme Park great for small children), Linville Waterfalls & Caverns, Price, Trout, & Bass lakes (fishing, boating and walking trails)
Skiing/Snowboarding - Appalachian Ski Mountain, Hawkesnest, Sugar Mountain & Ski Beech all within 20-40 minutes away. Boone is 7 miles away and is the largest area town and home of Appalachian State University.
Blowing Rock is 6 miles away and offers a quaint town feel with many shop the boutiques. Valle Crucis is 7 miles away (Home of the Original Mast General Store and Candy Annex). Banner Elk is 14 miles away offers a quaint town feel with many shop the boutiques similiar to Blowing Rock. Entrance to Blue Ridge Parkway is 5 miles away
Other Activities: Hiking, Skiing
Golf: Boone Golf Club is 8 miles away. Sugar Mountain Golf Course is 12 miles away. Willow Creek Golf Course (par 3, 9 holes) is 5 miles away. Other nearby public golf courses include Jefferson Landing Club, Mountain Aire Golf Club, Red Tail Mountain.
Ski: Skiing/Snowboarding - Appalachian Ski Mountain, Sugar Mountain & Ski Beech all within 9 - 20 miles away
Snow Tubing and Zipline – Hawkesnest less than 10 miles away
Sledding – At the entrance to the (Blue Ridge Parkway and Shulls Mill Rd and HWY 221) about 4 miles from the cabin.
Cross Country Skiing – Moses Cone Park about 5 miles from the cabin.
*4 Wheel Drive is recommended during the winter months in order to get around if it snows during your visit (Winter Mid December - Mid March)*