Vacation rentals in Banner Elk

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Popular amenities for Banner Elk vacation rentals

Stay near Banner Elk's top sights

Banner Elk Cafe & Tavern191 locals recommend
Stonewalls Restaurant146 locals recommend
Puerto Nuevo Mexican & Seafood Restaurant70 locals recommend
Sorrento's Italian Bistro149 locals recommend
Bayou Smokehouse & Grill73 locals recommend
Cam Ranh Bay38 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Banner Elk

  • Total rentals

    80 properties

  • Nightly prices starting at

    $80 before taxes and fees

  • Total number of reviews

    3.4K reviews

  • Family-friendly rentals

    60 properties are a good fit for families

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    20 properties allow pets

  • Rentals with dedicated workspaces

    40 properties have a dedicated workspace

Your guide to Banner Elk

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Banner Elk?

    Banner Elk has a temperate climate, with summer highs around 78°F (26°C) and winter lows near 19°F (-7°C). Snow is common in winter, making it a preferred destination for winter sports enthusiasts.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Banner Elk?

    Visitors to Banner Elk often explore the nearby Blue Ridge Parkway, known for scenic hiking and biking trails. The area also frequently attracts skiing enthusiasts to the Sugar Mountain Resort and Beech Mountain Resort during winter months. Wildlife enthusiasts might enjoy visiting the Grandfather Mountain State Park, home to diverse flora and fauna, along with a thrilling Mile High Swinging Bridge.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Banner Elk?

    The most popular time to visit Banner Elk is in the fall for the annual Woolly Worm Festival in October, and in winter for skiing and snowboarding. The summer months also attract visitors with the Banner Elk Concerts in the Park series.

  • What are the best places to stay in Banner Elk?

    The town center of Banner Elk is often recommended for its proximity to local attractions. The area around Lees-McRae College is a popular option, as is the region near Sugar Mountain Resort, appreciated by skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts.

  • What are the best places to visit in Banner Elk?

    Visitors often explore the Banner House Museum, the Art Cellar Gallery, or Flat Top Brewing Company. Natural attractions, such as the Blue Ridge Mountains and Grandfather Mountain State Park, are also popular.

  • What are some hiking trails in Banner Elk?

    The Profile Trail and Grandfather Mountain State Park's Daniel Boone Scout Trail are popular among hikers. There's also the Elk River Falls Trail, which takes you through beautiful forested areas and leads to a stunning waterfall.

  • What are some family activities to do in Banner Elk?

    Families frequently enjoy a visit to Apple Hill Farm, a working alpaca farm, or a day out at Wildcat Lake, which has a public beach and boating facilities. Another option is the Grandfather Trout Farm, where you can catch your own fish.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Banner Elk?

    Explore the natural beauty of Blue Ridge Parkway, just 30 miles (48 km) away, or visit Tweetsie Railroad, a family-friendly theme park 40 miles (64 km) away. You could also venture to Asheville, 78 miles (125 km) away, known for its vibrant arts scene.

  • Are there vacation rentals with a dedicated workspace in Banner Elk?

    Yes! Work meets play with ease at over 40 vacation rentals in Banner Elk featuring dedicated workspaces. Stay connected and productive in your home away from home.

  • Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in Banner Elk?

    Four-legged friends are welcome in Banner Elk. Choose from more than 20 vacation rentals for guests traveling with pets.

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