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.





Reap the rewards of a trail well traveled with a glass of wine and an unobstructed view of North Carolina's fall foliage. Beech Mountain is offering a hike and wine package this fall which includes overnight accommodations for two, trail maps, a wine tasting (with an option to add an additional winery for a small fee) and the memory of a lifetime. Reconnect with nature and recharge with a relaxing getaway to Beech Mountain. For more information and for our participating lodging partners, click here. 



Revel in the fall weather and accompanying colors at Beech Mountain, where fall is more than just a season. With plenty of outdoor adventures of varying intensity and delectable dining to match, Beech Mountain is an elevated trip worth experiencing this fall.


 ExperienEmerald Outback 001ce Blue Ridge’s famous fall foliage mountainside via biking or hiking, where   over 7 miles of treks in the Emerald Outback will lead you to paths undiscovered.   Designed to accommodate all experience levels, the Emerald Outback’s trails are   perfect for a leisurely stroll or for outdoor enthusiasts looking to reach new heights.   The gem of Beech Mountain’s hiking andmountain biking scene, the Emerald   Outback offers a myriad of scenic overlooks to enjoy the unobstructed views of the   North Carolina mountains. Whether these views are shared with friends, family or a   loved one, hiking at elevations of 5,700 feet are sure to create unforgettable   memories this fall.

 The Emerald Outback was created, in part, to accommodate the area’s locals desire   for outdoor adventures, particularly mountain biking. These trails have hosted   several mountain biking competitions and continue to be a source of exhilaration for   mountain bikers everywhere. As one of the highest mountain biking trail systems on   the East Coast, bikers are in for a truly thrilling ride amongst the fall foliage. Until the   end of September, visitors can access the highest peaks via Beech Mountain   Resort’s ski lift for a small fee. The lift can be utilized by hikers, site-seers and mountain bikers and their bikes. For those interested in a more leisurely bike ride down the mountain followed by a delicious wine tasting, look no further than the White Wolf Lodge where guests can rent bikes and head down an exclusive trail to the Banner Elk Wineryfallonbeech2 creditamymorrison

For leisurely and traditional outdoor excursions, the Buckeye Recreation Center offers more than 50 acres of developed parkland, nearly 10 acres of lakes and roughly 28 miles of designated hiking and biking trails. At this expansive 23,000 square foot state-of-the-art recreation center, enjoy guided bike tours, free outdoor activities such as canoeing on the nearby lake, October hay rides and much more.



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 Whatever fills your belly, Beech Mountain offers a plethora of tastes to indulge in–all   season long. Visit the Beech Mountain Brewing Co. for a sip or tasting of the   season’s latest ales and porters after a trek on the Emerald Outback or during a day   of relaxation. Beech Mountain Brewing Co. is the only US brewery owned and   operated by a ski area, making it one brewery worth adding to the watering hole   bucket list!

 While at the resort, enjoy panoramic views of Tennessee’s expansive wilderness   from Beech Mountain Resort’s Skybar, located at the top of the mountain.   Throughout the season, the resort offers a long list of events and activities from live   music and rooftop yoga at 5506’ to disc golf, hiking and biking.

 If beer isn’t your cup of tea, enjoy the fruits of your labor by savoring wine from the   top of the mountain with Beech Mountain’s Hike and Wine experience. Best enjoyed with a partner, savor the tastes of Banner Elk Winery and Linville Falls Winery by partaking in wine tastings offered through Beech Mountain’s Hike and Wine Package. This romantic package allows couples to enjoy one and other with serene landscapes, relaxing accommodations and quality time

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For foodies visiting the mountain, choose from locally owned restaurants sure to suit any palette,   including the Famous Brick Oven Pizzeria, Fred’s Backside Deli, Mile High TavernAlpen RestaurantBeech Mountain Grille, Beech Mountain Resort’s  Lodge  and the Brewing Co.               Taproom & Grill, Bullwinkel’s, Rascal’s,  Holy Smokes BBQ and Valle De Bravo. Find more dining     options here

Many of Beech Mountain’s restaurants include outdoor and indoor seating options to enjoy the cool  breeze or bundle up fireside in the evening. Experience the sounds of Beech Mountain with  live music on designated days, extensive menus that cater to even the pickiest of eaters, quick service and unbeatable ambiance shared amongst locals and visitors.



Round out your fall vacation by checking into one of Beech Mountain’s many overnight accommodations including condos, chalets, private homes, and quaint inns & lodges. Whatever brings you to Beech Mountain, there are plenty of comfortable accommodations to serve as your home base. 


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