Banner Elk, NC

Welcome to Banner Elk

An incredible outdoor vacation set within the Blue Ridge Mountains is waiting for you during your getaway to Blue Ridge Village. Be sure to put Blowing Rock your itinerary. It’s North Carolina’s oldest attraction and offers everything from shopping and dining to horseback riding and winery tours. This destination is also home to The Land of Oz™ original theme park. Here, you just might get to walk down the Yellow Brick Road with Scarecrow, Tin Man and Cowardly Lion on your way to the Emerald City.

Winter is one of the most popular seasons in Banner Elk and you can enjoy a wide variety of snow during your vacation. Visit Sugar Mountain Resort for skiing, snowboarding, ice skating and tubing. No matter your level, ski lessons are available to help everyone have a safe and fun time on the slopes. Pisgah National Forest is open all year and invites you to explore more than 500,000 acres of beautiful wilderness spread out across the mountains of western North Carolina.