Sunday, February 14, 2010

Sugar Mountain sites for the tourist

Sugar Mountain is in the Northwest corner of North Carolina. This is 30 minutes from the Tennessee State Line.
Airports to fly in are TriCities, TN (TRI) 38m, Asheville (AVL) 63m, Charlotte (CLT)82m.
Mileage from:
Nashville 330m, Chicago 660, Atlanta 285, Cincinnati 377, Indianapolis 477, St. Louis 635, Tampa 689, Naples 847, Sun City Center, FL 707, Atlanta 285 miles

Sugar Mountain has a great golf course and six clay tennis courts. Always a wonderful meal, great fish and salad bar Unique dining

Bella's across from the Food Lion 828-898-9022 Italian, great prices Nice atmosphere, great pizza!

                    BANNER ELK Tourist information Lees McRae College in Banner Elk Lees McRae Theatre, excellent Banner Elk, town foot of Sugar Mountain, minutes away

                         SUGAR MOUNTAIN Sugar Mountain

                GRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN Grandfather Mountain 10- 15 minutes away. Small little zoo,also  great trail and close by! Blue Ridge Parkway 10- 15 min away

               NEWLAND  GREAT Y. 15 minutes ..has great indoor pool with pool playground
Outside has a great playground for kids!

                     LINVILLE FALLS Linville Ridge 30 min away.  Easy walking Blowing Rock 45 minutes away Boone, NC Walmart, movies, etc

                   VALLE CRUCIS  (great park with walking path along the river) Valle Crucis, town to visit. Nice playground and pavillions  Great restaurant, outside seating

                    BOONE Appalachian State University, Boone, beautiful campus

                      TENNESSEE Wautaga Lake, Third Cleaniest Lake in US, an hr.   

           BEECH MTN Beech Mountain, other higher elevation Mtn in the area

            ROAN  MTN Rhododenron Gardens

             ACTIVITIES white water rafting, Erwin, TN, not far White water rafting, pick up in Banner Elk  recommended Unforgettable adventure biking, you have to drive to get there but well worth it for a day adventure.   Loved it!   Tweetsie Railroad.   Kinda like an amusement park for kids outside Blowing Rock, NC

             BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY  BLUE RIDGE PKWY Great hour walk around the lake for ages 5 and up. There are places to sit while on the trail to look at Price Lake. Canoes and Kayaks to rent. $13 an hr.  Takes about 25 minutes from Sugar Mtn. Rent a canoe, first come first serve.
http://http// Puerto Nuevo Mexican and Seafood Restaurant, opened in 2010. Great food and prices, good for families. good margaritas. yum!
http://http// Highland Games July 8-11. Big event on Grandfather Mtn.  summer camps for kids   Great sight for events and information  zipline and snow tubing..  fun for the kids

Venice Island, FL : Casa de Cadiz

Master Flat Screen

Queen Bedroom

Master Bath

Hall Bath

Twin beds and desk

Dining room table for 4

Living area



605 Cadiz Road, Venice Island, Florida

Twenty minutes south of Sarasota, Siesta Key, Sarasota Beach

Best Beaches

 70 minutes south of Tampa

This 2100 sf home has been renovated to the comforts of Florida. Roomy four bedrooms, Two full baths, large living area with flatscreen. DVR

Master has King Bed and  full bath and cable TV,DVR
Second bedroom, queen with cable TV,
Third and Fourth bedrooms have twins, and one has desk for your computer.
Pack n Play and High chair for little one.
Wagon for the beach
Beach umbrella
Four bikes

 Linens provided.
Kitchen ready..  
One car garage

Two dining tables, Heated screen pool looking out over gorgeous private lot. Just bring your suitcase and suits.  tile floors, washer and dryer, linens provided

Three  BIKES, 2 mens and womens

ADDED in 2012: A small doggie door to the back door with small fenced area

Added in 2013:  Tile in Master Bedroom and  Bedroom/Desk

December 2014: New  Heated Pool

OH, the best part you are half mile  from the beach. 10 min walk

 Free tennis 5 blocks away with 6 lighted tennis courts and basketball courts. Every morning there is a game for you on the courts. Several childrens parks to walk to on the island. Venice has several beaches including doggie beach park. FREE YOGA ON THE BEACH every morning.  PickleBall is getting bigger in Venice.  In summer they have indoor cts at the Community Center.

Walk down to see the sunsets and enjoy dinner and the renowned Crow's Nest, and just off the island for casual there is the best wings and sports bar at Bogey's . Outside dining .  Venice beaches are known for shelling and Sharkys Theatre

Enjoy the newer YMCA great workouts. Walking distance to the town of Venice with restaurants, bars, shops, ice cream and pizza stops. Click for more info

Fly in from Tampa (TPA), St. Pete (PIE), Sarasota (SRQ) , Punta Gorda/ Ft Myers (PGD)
Check out Allegiant Air

2019: Booked Jan Feb

Twin beds
Master shower
King Master Bed

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Sugar Mountain: Two Bedroom: Glen 19

This is real close to tennis, golf, and skiing, an easy walk. Fireplace, internet, 48" inch and 36" Screen Flat Screen   Tvs, DVR  Two full baths, cable, sleeper couch, washer, dryer. First floor condo but has about 12 steps to walk down to condo. Inviting stained  deck overlooking the woods and creek. This is the most desirable location.

Contact us at


June- October, monthly rate is $1600 a month

April-August  $700 a week or $120 a night

Winter   "ask"   WINTER BOOKINGS are made thru 

Sugar Mountain Lodging  828-898-7800  or email: 

Summer: 135 daily, 150 wkds,  160 holidays, 1600 month

There is a cleaning fee and 12.75% tax

Sugar Mountain: Three Bedroom Condo: GLEN O54

Glen O54

Condo is a two story upstairs unit with high ceilings and tastefully decorated. 2014 New 46" inch Flat Screen TV in main living area.
Open floor plan. Downstairs has two bedrooms, King and Queen sharing a Full Bath. Each bedroom has sink and mirror. Washer, dryer Upstair is a loft with Queen and single with Full Bath. Fireplace, deck, washer, dryer, internet, cable

Location is key, close to tennis, golf, and skiing. Short drive or 10 minute walk.  Best skiing in the East with great deals on Sugar Mountain.    The skiing is RAD!


March-June 15   $80 a day or $700 a week.

Winter: Winter   "ask"   
WINTER BOOKINGS are made thru 
Sugar Mountain Lodging  828-898-7800  or email: 

Summer: 135 daily, 150 weekends and holidays, 600 wk, 1600 mo

There is a cleaning fee and 12.75% tax