High in the Blue Ridge Mountains, within the village
of Banner Elk, behind a white picket fence, a park-like setting and
views to pastoral mountain meadows, lies The beautiful, charming,
historic The Banner Elk Inn, also known as Banner Elk Bed and Breakfast, is Banner Elk's Oldest Historic
Having evolved from The Shawneehaw Inn of a bygone
era to the present Bed and Breakfast Inn with luxurious new cottages,
the Inn offers 5 bedrooms in the main house (for adults) and has
expanded to offer 3 new luxurious cottages for two, a brand new Bark
House cabin, and rental cabins nearby for families.
is located by the Town Park, near 8 restaurants, yet has a serene
country mountain meadow view. The Banner Elk Inn has served over
guests in the span of 20 years with over 50% repeat occupancy. The Inn
offers the best from the past and present -- Southern Hospitality, old
world antiques, good food, comfy soft bedding, high tech and modern
conveniences, and more...
Wonderful Vacation Cabins for Families !
The Elk Cabin
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| The Banner Elk Inn cabin
Bark House cabin
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To Enhance your stay we recommend the following:
- Ericís Cheese & Wine will deliver Wine and Cheese baskets to your room (www.erickscheeseandwine.com)
- Natural Healing Day Spa will come to the Inn and give you a wonderful massage (www.naturalhealingdayspa.com)
- Ashi therapy, just a very short drive away gives acupuncture and massages (www.ashitherapy.com)
- Mountaineer Garden Center will bring flowers to your room, all year long! (www.MountaineerGardenCenter.com)
"Click on "Like" for The Banner Elk Inn and when you stay at the Inn let us know, and we will give you free wine or chocolates!
To better serve you, we offer . . .
gardens -- and spaced with the lay of the land -- for your privacy. We
welcome you to come and experience it for yourself!
New! -We have installed an underground cable for Internet Wireless Service connecting (all 3 houses of the Inn) and insuring a reliable strong internet signal.
Bring your laptop if you wish.
Call 828 898-6223 for reservations
Avery Realty located at The Banner Elk Inn has offered vacation rentals
for a number of years and will continue to do so. We now have a full
time licensed North Carolina Real Estate Broker available, Tom Jennings,
of Park Place Realtors, who works with our clients helping them find the
mountain property of their dreams.
Here's how it works. Beverly Lait, Innkeeper and Owner of the Banner Elk
Inn is a licensed Real Estate Broker and Broker In Charge, Realtor and
founder of Avery Realty since 2001. Beverly has 21 years experience in
real estate as a Realtor and is a member of the MLS (Multiple Listing
Service). She has full access to all MLS properties online and is happy
to talk with anyone interested in purchasing property in the High
Country area, print out information for them, and make the arrangements
for Tom Jennings to work with them in the search through to the closing.
Click on Avery Realty to find out more.
Summer and Fall Events 2013
NC Mountain golf courses
From Murphy to Manteo as the saying goes...North Carolina is
about as perfect as it gets for golfers. Few states can boast of
being home to coastal, heartland AND true mountain golf courses.
Add to this our great weather and world renowned "Carolina Blue
Skies" well, you just can't get much closer to heaven on earth
Blue Ridge Wine Festival - April 10-14, 2013
Events include: Winemaking Competition
Winemaker's Dinners, Wine Tastings, Seminars & Classes, Fire on the Rock, VIP Charity Reserve Gala.
All Summer Long
An Appalachian Summer
July, 2013 brings An Appalachian Summer Festival back to the
stages of the High Country with Wynonna Judd, Bruce Hornsby, Old
Crow Medicine Show, Mark Morris Dance Group, the North Carolina
Symphony, the Broyhill Chamber Ensemble, Triad Stage, visual
arts programming and more.
Blowing Rock Stage Company
The Blowing Rock Stage Company is a non-profit, artist centered organization that serves as a vital cultural resource
for the people of Blowing Rock and the High Country of Western North Carolina
Horn in the West
Horn in the West drama is performed in Boone North Carolina at one of the most beautiful outdoor theatres.
Horn in the West is great entertainment to share with family. Highlighting the story of the nationís first settlers
to the Blue Ridge Mountains, this drama is enjoyed by children and adults alike.
Lees-McRae Summer Theater
Summer in the mountains suggests wonderful opportunities to bring communities together;
and what better way to do this than through Lees-McRae Summer Theatre.
Grandfather Mountains Highland Games
The 54th Grandfather Mountain Highland Games will be held July 11-14, 2013 at MacRae Meadows on Grandfather Mountain near Linville,
MerleFest, MusicFest 'n Sugar GroveApril 25-28, 2013
Now in it's 12th year, the MusicFest in Sugar Grove has become
known for top-notch bluegrass, Americana, Gospel and old time
music in one of the most intimate festival settings anywhere.
This year is no exception with Grammy Award winners, Sam Bush,
and Rhonda Vincent leading the pack.
ASU Arts Calendar
NC High Country Host Calendar
Banner Elk Chamber of Commerce Calendar