Beech Mountain is the highest town in Eastern America and an ideal vacation spot in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains. Our elevation (5,506 feet) sets us apart 12 months a year.



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Ski Season is Just Around the Corner

Coming soon to Eastern America's Highest Town: ski season. Take advantage of early season rates (late Nov.-mid Dec.) by booking lodging now. Or reserve a $99 ski package, which provides 2 weekday nights of lodging and 1 weekday lift ticket.

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Snowtubing Park Brings New Element of Fun to Beech Mtn

North Carolina snowtubing Beech MountainThere’s a new way to get out and enjoy the snow on Beech Mountain this winter. Beech Mountain Resort has added a state-of-the-art snowtubing park for the 2015-16 season.

The lighted park sits adjacent to the ice skating rink in the ski resort village and features long runs with sweeping views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The park's hours are: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. weekends.

With the addition of snowtubing, guests now have a full complement of activities to enjoy at the highest ski resort east of the Rockies ...


Ski Resort Rolls Out Upgrades and Renovations Galore

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Skiers and snowboarders get ready - there's a whole slew of renovations and upgrades this winter at Beech Mountain Resort.

The resort has added 14 more high-tech snow guns to key places on the slopes, with a special emphasis on White Lightning, a black diamond run with the steepest terrain on the mountain.
“We continue to dramatically improve our snowmaking capability,” says general manager Ryan Costin. “The  14 new SMI Super PoleCats bring our total to 61, plus dozens of smaller guns. We can make a good amount of snow quickly.”
Skiers and snowboarders who visit Beech Mountain Resort this winter will also notice ...

TripAdvisor Affiliate Names Beech #1 for Affordability

SUMMER Boomer PNGIn his latest post, Boomer the blogging squirrel chirps about a recent accolade bestowed on Beech Mountain., a TripAdvisor company, has ranked Beech Mountain the Most Affordable Rental Vacation Destination in North Carolina.

Boomer wouldn't pull your leg on this (although he might steal your acorns), but just in case you don't believe us, see for yourself by reading FlipKey’s article: 50 States: Most Affordable Vacation Rental Destinations.

So, how did Beech Mountain get to be No. 1 in North Carolina? Winners were chosen based on TripAdvisor data collected over the past 18 months from locations with at least five listings that had the lowest average weekly rates for two-bedroom accommodations.

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Enjoy Hiking & Biking in the High Altitude Emerald Outback

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The Emerald Outback trail system caters to outdoor enthusiasts in search of adventure at the top of Beech Mountain.
The Emerald Outback received an extensive renovation in late 2014. The project involved widening and smoothing trails, improving drainage, replacing signage throughout the trail park, and installing safety LID (location identification) markers to assist search teams and paramedics.

At elevations reaching 5,400 feet high in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, the Emerald Outback is one of the highest and most unique trail parks east of the Rockies. Wind-swept gnarly Beech trees, lush undergrowth and small streams form an emerald forest that inspired creation of the Land of Oz theme park, which ...


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