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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Beech Celebrates 50 Years on Top

This winter Beech Mountain celebrates 50 years as the highest ski destination in the East. Join us for a season-long recognition of this milestone, as well as a special celebration from Jan. 20-28. Beech offers the perfect mix of snowsports, lodging, restaurants and nightlife at 5,506 feet elevation. Click below for more details on the 50th anniversary ...

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Splendid Fall Color From Late September Through October

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Each autumn, be the the "first to fall" with a visit to Eastern America's Highest Town.

Autumn colors arrive 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 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 the final weekend of September through the first two weekends of October.

Leaf-peepers have many options in our 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.

Want to learn more about what's available in the surrounding areas? Just click the link below ...

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 ...


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.
Not only are those temperatures enticing - so is the pricing! Rates for the packages start at ...

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