The Town of Beech Mountain offers a free sledding hill for kids 12 and under. (Photo Credit: Amy Morrison)
What: What to do besides Ski North Carolina
Where: Appalachian Ski Mtn., Sugar Mtn., Beech Mtn. and Hawknest
When: November – March
Cost: Costs vary by location and activity. See each activity for a range.
If you’d rather ski, here is a post on Family Ski Deals.
Most people that come to North Carolina ski country come to do just that, ski North Carolina. However, even if you don’t enjoy racing down the slopes, there is a lot of wintertime fun in the High Country. Choose from ice skating, tubing, sledding, snowshoeing and even zip lining. Here’s your guide to what to do besides Ski North Carolina.
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The FREE sledding hill in Beech Mtn.
What: Sledding Hill Where: Beech Mtn., NC When: November – March Cost: Free 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 [...]
What: Snow Mountain Snow Park Where: Stone Mountain Park, Ga. When: Dec. 11 – March 6, 2011 Fri. – Sun. and Holidays Cost: $27 (get $4 coupons from Kroger), Other Special Offers Stay the night too! Rates start at $199 Parking Fee $10 per vehicle Photos: Visit the Field Trips with Sue Facebook page [...]
What: Snow Skiing, Snowboarding, Tubing (call first for availability) and Ice Skating
Where: Beech Mountain, NC
When: Dec. – March
Cost: Lift Tickets begin at $20 for a half day lift/ $30 for a full day (more for weekends and holidays)
Ski Rentals begin at $16 (more for snowboard rentals and weekend /holidays)
Check the Visitors center or your lodging rental office for discount coupons. We found a $10 night lift ticket coupon (Mon. – Thurs.) at the Visitors Center.
Photos: For photos visit Field Trips with Sue on Facebook
According to locals, the North Carolina high country has had more snow this December than anyone can remember. That’s great news for Beech Mtn., one of North Carolina’s ski resorts with 15 trails (nine full runs) and 95 skiable acres. There are eight lifts including a high-speed quad lift to the top of the mountain. Beech Mtn. is the highest ski area in the Eastern US with a peak elevation of 5,506 ft. It’s also a great place to enjoy some real wintertime fun without having to hop a plan out West.
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