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

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