Sunday, February 14, 2010

Sugar Mountain sites for the tourist

















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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.
http://www.stonewallsrestaurant.com/ Always a wonderful meal, great fish and salad bar

http://www.zuzda.com/ Unique dining

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

http://sorrentosbistrohome.com/ Nice atmosphere, great pizza!

http://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g48937-d2191120-Reviews-The_Frog_the_Monkey-Banner_Elk_North_Carolina.html

                    BANNER ELK

http://bannerselk.com/ Tourist information

http://www.lmc.edu/ Lees McRae College in Banner Elk

http://www.lmc.edu/web/SummerTheatre/ Lees McRae Theatre, excellent

http://www.bannerelk.org/ Banner Elk, town foot of Sugar Mountain, minutes away

                         SUGAR MOUNTAIN

http://www.northcarolinavacation.com/regions/Sugar-Mountain-North-Carolina.html

http://www.skisugar.com/trailmap/ Sugar Mountain

                GRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN

http://www.grandfather.com/ Grandfather Mountain 10- 15 minutes away. Small little zoo,also
http://www.grandfather.com/nature_walks/west_side_trails.php  great trail and close by!

http://www.visitnc.com/journeys/articles/blue-ridge Blue Ridge Parkway 10- 15 min away

               NEWLAND

http://ymcaavery.org/  GREAT Y. 15 minutes ..has great indoor pool with pool playground
Outside has a great playground for kids!

                     LINVILLE FALLS

http://www.ncwaterfalls.com/lin1.htm Linville Ridge 30 min away.  Easy walking

http://www.blowingrock.com/ Blowing Rock 45 minutes away

http://www.visitboonenc.com/ Boone, NC Walmart, movies, etc

                   VALLE CRUCIS  (great park with walking path along the river)

http://bannerselk.com/Valle_Crucis/ Valle Crucis, town to visit. Nice playground and pavillions

http://www.1861farmhouse.com/  Great restaurant, outside seating

                    BOONE

http://www.appstate.edu/ Appalachian State University, Boone, beautiful campus
WALMART , APPLEBEES, CRACKER BARREL
http://www.danlbooneinn.com/  Family style eating

                      TENNESSEE

http://www.wataugalaketennessee.com/ Wautaga Lake, Third Cleaniest Lake in US, an hr. 

http://www.roanmountain.com/statepark.htm   

           BEECH MTN

http://www.beechmtn.com/portal/ Beech Mountain, other higher elevation Mtn in the area
http://www.fredsgeneral.com/

            ROAN  MTN
http://www.state.tn.us/environment/parks/RoanMtn/ Rhododenron Gardens

             ACTIVITIES
http://www.cherokeeadventures.com/ white water rafting, Erwin, TN, not far
http://www.highmountainexpeditions.com/ White water rafting, pick up in Banner Elk  recommended
http://www.boonencrafting.com/rafting.html
http://www.adventuredamascus.com/CREEPER.HTM Unforgettable adventure biking, you have to drive to get there but well worth it for a day adventure.   Loved it!
http://www.tweetsie.com   Tweetsie Railroad.   Kinda like an amusement park for kids outside Blowing Rock, NC

             BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY
http://www.brptrails.com/brp2967.htm  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.

http://www.brptrails.com/brp2967.htm Rent a canoe, first come first serve.
http://http//www.highcountrypress.com/buz_spotlight/2010/03-04-10.htm Puerto Nuevo Mexican and Seafood Restaurant, opened in 2010. Great food and prices, good for families. good margaritas. yum!
http://http//www.gmhg.org/ Highland Games July 8-11. Big event on Grandfather Mtn.
http://www.bannerelk.org/article.php?table=article&mode=search&archived=false&article=163  summer camps for kids

http://www.averycounty.com/   Great sight for events and information

http://hawksnestzipline.com/  zipline and snow tubing..
http://www.screamingziplines.com/

http://www.gemmountain.com/
http://www.foscoeminingco.com/  fun for the kids

http://www.grandfathertroutfarm.com/













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