Beech Mountain has the only quad chair lift to get skiers up the mountain fast.
What: Ski North Carolina, Compare High Country Ski Resorts
Where: Appalacian Ski Mtn., Sugar Mtn. and Beech Mtn.
When: November – March
Cost: Ranges for youth and adult Lift Tickets $20 – $68
Recently I was invited by the North Carolina High Country on a press tour of the ski resorts located in the area. Each has its own unique qualities and offer skiers a little something different. All the resorts have invested in large snow guns, so as long as nights are below 32 degrees, they can create a winter wonderland on the slopes. Here’s what you can expect at Appalachian Ski Mountain, Beech Mountain Resort and Sugar Mountain Resort.
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Fred and Margie Phofl own Fred’s Mercantile. Stop by the backside deli for a hearty breakfast.
Although I stay at different places when I go to Beech Mountain, I tend to eat at the same restaurants. Maybe that means I’ve already discovered the best locations, or maybe it just means I’m a creature of habit. Either way, here’s the places I return to again and again when I’m vacationing at Beech Mountain.
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No matter where you stay at Beech Mountain, enjoy the Free sledding hill in the center of town (across from Klonteska Condos. (Photo credit: Amy Morrison)
What: Lodging at Beech Mountain
Where: Town of Beech Mountain, NC
Cost: Varies by date and accommodations (see websites)
Each time we go to Beech Mountain, we stay somewhere new. If there is natural snow, all the resorts offer enough room to build snowmen, have a snowball fight and generally play outside. In addition, the places listed here are participating in the Beech Mountain $99 Weekday Special and the $101 Learn to Ski Package.
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Buckeye Lake near the Buckeye Recreation Center is also part of the Fall Trail Hiking Loop.
What: Hiking North Carolina
Where: Buckeye Recreation Center, 206 Grassy Gap Creek Rd., Beech Mountain, NC 28604 | (828) 387-3003
When: Hikes Anytime. Rec Center Hours vary by season. In the Fall Mon. – Fri.10 – 7 pm, Sat. 10 – 5 pm, Closed on Sunday
Cost: Hiking is FREE.
Buckeye Recreation Center Rates: Daily Passes start at $3. Weekly passes start at $20 and Monthly start at $40
Photos: View Field Trips with Sue’s Virtual Tour on Buckeye Recreation Area or Field Trips with Sue on Facebook
One of the most popular activities for families during a weekend at Beech Mountain is hiking. Beech Mountain has 33 miles of trails through the beautiful North Carolina high country. The Buckeye Recreation Center on Beech Mountain is a great place to get hiking information, or sign up for a guided hike. Continue reading Hiking North Carolina at Beech Mtn. Buckeye Recreation Center
The Falls Loop Trail begins at the Buckeye Recreation Center.
What: Beech Mountain
Where: North Carolina High Country
When: September – November
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When I think of Beech Mountain North Carolina, I think about skiing at Beech Mountain Resort. This fall however, we took a drive to Beech Mountain for a long weekend of outdoor fun. Due to some weather issues, we weren’t able to explore as much of the wonderful outdoors as we would have liked, but we still had a great time exploring the area, taking in the scenery and enjoying The Land of Oz during the popular Autumn at Oz festival, held each October. Here are some recommendations for a fun fall weekend at beautiful Beech Mountain.
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What: Skiing Near Atlanta at Beech Mountain, NC
Where: Beech Mountain North Carolina
When: Ski Season is officially
Cost: Varies by activity
Last year, my family took a vacation to Beech Mountain Resort. It was the first time my boys had ever been skiing and they loved it. Beech is a great place for kids and adults to try out skiing or get themselves ready for a vacation out west. Here is a guide to a fun filled family ski vacation at Beech Mountain, NC, including plenty of time away from the slopes.
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Words of praise on a pizza plate
What: Where to eat at Beech Mtn. Where: Beech Mtn., NC Photos: For photos, visit Field Trips with Sue on Facebook For information on where to stay, shop and what to do in Beech Mtn., see our series of posts on Beech Mountain, North Carolina