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Address: 1009 Sugar Mountain Dr, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7037
Phone Number: +1 828-898-4521

Big-mountain ski resort area featuring a 1,200-foot vertical drop and ski...

Big-mountain ski resort area featuring a 1,200-foot vertical drop and ski runs of one-and-one-half miles.

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Great beer and entertainment. Weather was wonderful this year! Lots of parking and vendors with wares to sell.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 October 2016
Debbie B
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Wake Forest, North Carolina
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

They hide behind a no refunds policy. Despite their website claiming all of their slopes were open, we arrived to only the "magic carpet" hill and an expert course open. There was barely any snow, and tons of mud which makes for extremely rough conditions. My party and I dropped over $300 there, and were on the slopes for a... More 

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Winter Haven, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

outstanding building, friendly staff, a view that can not be described. it is a family friendly resort. I would recommend it as a four season vacation spot.

Thank jfabram
Clayton, Georgia
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Bee Branch 33 is the place to go for all seasons! Right by the slopes if you are a skier, you can walk to the ski lift. A view of Grandfather mountain for the leaf lovers, and lovely trails nearby. Heck we just hiked up the ski slope for a gorgeous view. For the spring and summer there is white... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Great beer and entertainment. Weather was wonderful this year! Lots of parking and vendors with wares to sell.

Thank Debbie B
Bartow, Florida
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

In the winter you can in and ski out. The amenities include a heated pool, sauna, and tennis courts. There are lots on hiking trails on Sugar Mountain. There are great views from the resort. You are on top of the mountain. A of to offer.

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Tampa, Florida
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Lovely cabin somewhat dated. All appliances worked flat screen Tv, very comfortable, 3 bedrooms 3 baths, good for 6 people

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Banner Elk, North Carolina
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Nice Har-Tru tennis courts, nice 18 hole golf course. Staff for both tennis and golf are exceptional.

Thank BobVonK
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

My friend and I went in March 2016 and had a good time even though the snow was mostly melted on most of the slopes. It was the end of the snow season, so we expected this. The people that worked there were really nice.

Thank 8crystals
Placitas, New Mexico
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220 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

What do you do with a golf course in the Mountains of North Carolina in the winter? Well I can't say for them all, but certainly Sugar Mountain has the right idea, turn it into a great tubing facility. They rent the tubes by the hour and you can slide as much as you want or can do. The kids... More 

Thank 44dave56
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10 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We rented through Dereka's Sugar Mountain Accommodations. They are very conveniently located and have a pleasant staff. The unit we rented was Reserve 35C – RSV35C which is at 186 Trails End. Very nice condo. Comfortable king bed In master with nice shower. Condo was comfortable. Kitchen missing some basic utensils (electric mixer, measuring spoons, colander, etc). If you don't... More 

Thank KimVirginia

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