- Our list of the best things to do in Banner Elk, North Carolina, features the top 70 nearby activities — including 40 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Banner Elk, NC has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 15 things to do within the city of Banner Elk, NC , followed by 55 popular activities in nearby cities, including Boone, Blowing Rock, Linville, Morganton, Damascus, Lenoir and West Jefferson
92% 207 votes
630 West King Street, Boone, NC 28607 MoreLess Info
North Carolina's Mast General Store Old Boone Mercantile is a charming shop in Boone, North Carolina. Styled after the quaint general stores of yesteryear, the three-floor store sells a riot of candy, knickknacks and local memorabilia.
100% 9 votes
Sunset Drive at Blowing Rock auditorium, Blowing Rock, NC 28605 MoreLess Info
Celebrating the performing arts, Ensemble Stage hosts a variety of plays and musicals throughout the year for the community to enjoy. Their theatrical company further offers classes for youth and others interested in theater.
Boone Bike & Touring sells, rents and repairs all types of bikes and bicycle equipment as well as gear for other athletic hobbies like marathon running. They feature merchandise from over a dozen top cycling brands.
84% 38 votes
Horn In the West Drive, Boone, NC 28607 MoreLess Info
History is a living art at the Hickory Ridge Living History Museum. Visitors get a glimpse of what life was like over 150 years ago as costumed staff demonstrate cooking, metalworking, carpentry, sewing and other day-to-day tasks as they were performed before the days of electric lighting and indoor plumbing.
Daniel Boone Native Gardens is a three acre garden featuring numerous species of native trees, shrubs, and wildflowers. The gardens are populated by a bog garden, fern garden, rhododendron grove, and a rock garden.
Challenging slopes and a luxurious lodge await guests at Appalachian Ski Mountain in Blowing Rock, North Carolina. This ski resort offers vacation packages and single-day admission passes. Guests enjoy complimentary wireless Internet service.
58% 12 votes
Highway 321 South, Po BOX 145, Blowing Rock, NC 28605 MoreLess Info
The Blowing Rock offers accommodations as well as a variety of family attractions including Tweetsie Railroad. Blowing Rock also features unique downtown shops and outlets, and outdoor adventure ranging from hiking and biking to spelunking and bouldering.