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.



Fall Golf NorthCarolina Mountains

Golf Packages Available Thru Oct. 16

Beech Mountain's "Summer of 79°" golf packages are a great deal in fall, too. Starting at $79 per person, per night, these packages offer access seven days a week to the scenic 18-hole championship layout at Beech Mountain Club, plus lodging in the town of Beech Mountain. With cool temps, vibrant fall foliage and low prices, what are you waiting for?

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Beech Mtn is the 'First to Fall' With Early Autumn Color

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Each autumn, be the the "first to fall" with a visit to Eastern America's Highest Town.
Autumn color arrives early in Beech Mountain because the town is located at 5,506 feet above sea level. While other places in the North Carolina mountains do not reach peak until the latter stages of October, fall foliage in Beech Mountain typically reaches its peak in late September and the first half of October.
The colors start to change in the latter half of September and - depending on how early the first frost occurs - the leaves are often at their prettiest ...

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Beech Mountain, North Carolina

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There are so many cool things to experience during a visit to Beech Mountain, North Carolina, it's hard to single out just 10. But we took our best shot at it anyway.

Our list includes amazing views from the 5,506' Skybar to 30 miles of gorgeous hiking trails to one of the best ski resorts on the East Coast. Click the link below to check out 10 great reasons to spend your next getaway in Eastern America's Highest Town ....

Summer at Ski Resort Means Music, Biking, Brews & Yoga

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Things are hopping at Beech Mountain Resort!

From late May through early September, there's a variety of activities every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Choose from fun options like: mountain biking, mile-high yoga, live music, disc golf, scenic chairlift rides and the resort's own craft beers served up cold at the 5506' Skybar.

“We want everyone to know the resort isn't just for skiing anymore. We have a lot of activities from easy to extreme," says Talia Freeman, marketing director for Beech Mountain Resort. "And, for those wanting to be surrounded by spectacular panoramic vistas while enjoying drink, food and live music, our high-altitude skybar is only a scenic lift ride away."
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Enjoy Hiking & Biking in 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 the Land of Oz theme park, which ...

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