: NC 105
: Sugar Mtn...Beech Mtn..Appalachian
: Pappy's BBQ
Banner Elk is the ski capital of the south and the city has just celebrated its 100th anniversary. The cottage is centrally located within 8 miles of the 4 ski/tubing resorts, the city of Seven Devils, Linville, Boone, Blowing Rock and the rural town of Valle Crusis. World-class restaurants serving superb mountain cuisine are scattered all over the area. Within a couple of minutes of Downtown Foscoe includes specialty shop's, antique stores , flea markets, country stores, old fashion gas station/grocery store (serving breafast, lunch and a Friday Fish Fry). Trout fishing, swiming holes,white water rafting.
The backroads hold offbeat settlements such as Valle Crucis,( latin for 'Vale of the Cross') off us-194 where the original 1883 Mast General Store well worth a look for its cast-iron, outdoor gear and a 5 cent cup of coffee. This rural community has stayed untouched for two hundred years.....or Maybe just do nothing and sit on our deck and smell the crisp fresh mountain air!
Other Activities: Hiking, kayaking, Whitewater Rafting, lazy river tubing (they even provide a tube for your drinks) Canoeing, Wildlife Viewing, Skiing, Tubing, Snowboarding, Cave Exploring, Waterfall chasin, rock climbing, Kayak Fishing, fly fishing, Trout Fishing,(brook, brown and rainbow trout)Gem Mining, Mountain Biking, Antique Shopping, Scenic Drives.
Ski: Within 8 miles to Appalachian Ski,Ski Beech,Sugar Mountain Ski and Hawk's Nest offer skiing,snowboarding and tubing and ice skating facilities.