BEECH MOUNTAIN, NC

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 Resort Offers Yoga, Music & More

Summer comes to life at Beech Mountain Resort with mile high yoga, live music, downhill mountain biking, disc golf and more. The resort is open Thursday through Sunday from late May through Labor Day. Take summer fun to new heights in Eastern America's Highest Town, where temperatures stay in the 70s all summer long. Click below for more details ...

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Mile High Kite Fest Flies into its 15th Year Labor Day Weekend

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Beech Mountain's Mile High Kite Festival flies into its 15th year Labor Day weekend. Close out the summer on a high note by attending this free two-day festival, Sept. 2-3 in the town's kite field (parking is $5).

The kite field is located at more than 5,000 feet in elevation, making it easy for kids of all ages to sail a kite a mile high.

The Mile High Kite Festival features kite-flying music, prizes, and free kites to the first 300 kids (12 and under) on Sunday. Activities include races with kids pulling parachute kites, face painting, and a variety of craft and food vendors. There’s an all-ages street dance Saturday evening in front of town hall, and folks can take a scenic chairlift ride to the mountaintop all weekend long ...

Golfers: The Summer of 79° Guarantees Cool Temperatures

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A lot of place promise cool golfing conditions in summer. But only one place guarantees it.

All you have to do is book the "Summer of 79°" stay-and-play golf package on Beech Mountain this summer and if the official high temperature exceeds 79° the day you play, you receive a certificate for a free round of golf.
 
Beech can make such a guarantee because the summertime temperature rarely exceeds 79 degrees. Heck, it rarely even gets close to that. In fact, since a National Weather Service station was installed on the mountain in 1992, the high has eclipsed 79 only 14 times.
 
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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 ...

 

Nearby Attractions Add to Beech Mountain's Allure

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Not only is Beech Mountain an affordable resort town with lots of outdoor activities, it's also conveniently located near many of the top attractions in the North Carolina High Country.

Within 35 minutes (or less) of Beech Mountain are several great destinations. Options range from the Blue Ridge Parkway to Grandfather Mountain to Tweetsie Railroad to Linville Caverns. The Horn in the West outdoor drama tells about the early settlers of nearby Boone, while the historic community of Valle Crucis is home to the legendary Mast General Store.

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