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Banner Elk NC Travel Guide

Banner Elk NC is a beautiful small mountain town located in the "high country" of the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina.   The town has become very well known a a culinary "hot spot" due to it's fantastic restaurant options.   

Banner Elk is also full of beautiful mountain scenery and tons of things to do like shopping, arts, and things to do. There is a mountain coaster, museums and historic buildings, kayaking, hiking, waterfalls, an Alpaca Farm, and your only minutes from Grandfather Mountain.  

There is even have a lake with a white-sand beach!

We absolutely love Banner Elk NC, and have visited many times over the years.   We love exploring all that this town has to offer, and share our personal experience visiting Banner Elk, it's restaurants, downtown, and things to do.  

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Banner Elk Travel Guides and Travel Blogs

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About the author

Larry Deane is co-owner of Blue Ridge Mountain Life. He has spent more than 20 years exploring the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains and has a deep passion for nature, history, storytelling, and adventure. Along with his wife Jenn, they combined these passions to create Blue Ridge Mountain Life, a travel guide to these stunning mountains they are fortunate to call home.

Larry has more than 20 years of experience as a writer and journalist, and has established himself as a leading voice and expert for Blue Ridge Mountains. He is also an avid hiker, photographer, and videographer. He loves sharing his mountain adventures and knowledge with more than 500,000 people per month on Blue Ridge Mountain Life.

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