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 Now Open on Beech Mtn.

Makes plans now to visit Eastern America's Highest Town. The 2016-17 ski season began Nov. 25! This year features a new terrain park at Beech Mountain Resort, plus the second year of the state-of-the-art snowtubing park. Beech is the ideal NC winter getaway: a ski resort and a town all in one place ...

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New Terrain Park and More Space for Skiers This Winter

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Beech Mountain Resort unveils a new terrain park this winter that enhances the overall experience for everyone visiting the mountain.
Snowboarders and freestyle skiers benefit by having a larger park with better features, an advanced lighting system and a dedicated surface lift. Meanwhile, general skiers gain more acreage in the resort core, where the old park was situated.
“The new terrain park is fully self-contained, which opens up more skier terrain on the Powder Bowl Slope,” says resort general manager Ryan Costin ...

Video: Come See Why Beech Mountain is NC's Coolest Town

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Visitors who make the trip up Beech Mountain Parkway are rewarded for doing so. As the road crests, they enter into the highest incorporated town east of the Rockies.

At 5,506 feet above sea level, Beech Mountain is true winter escape. While soaking in the beauty and views, people have all sorts of outdoor fun to choose from: skiing, snowboarding, tubing, sledding, ice skating and even snowshoeing.

Click the play button or the link below to see why only Beech Mountain can lay claim to the title of "North Carolina's Coolest Town" ...

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 ...


Four-Legged Friends Love Visiting Beech Mountain

Pet Friendly Beech Mountain Lodging

Humans aren't the only ones who enjoy a getaway to the Blue Ridge Mountains. Our four-legged friends enjoy it, too.

And here on Beech Mountain, there are ample pet-friendly lodging options that allow you to bring your furry friends along for the vacation.
Once you arrive, make sure to visit Beech Mountain's newly-opened Bark Park, complete with two fenced-in play areas: one for larger dogs and one for smaller pooches. There's also a greenway system in the heart of Beech Mountain, plus miles of trails surrounding the town.
Nearby Banner Elk is home to "My Best Friend's Barkery," with a full selection of food and products for dogs and cats. For pet-friendly lodging options, call 800-468-5506 or click the buttom below ...

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Images from Beech Mountain in the winter time.

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