Banner Elk, in Avery County, North Carolina is located in the mountains of western North Carolina and is home to a bustling community filled with High Country activities such as skiing, golfing, hiking, horseback riding, rafting, and fishing.
Banner Elk is in the center of The High Country and is the ski capitol of the South. This is the destination for thousands of people who love the great outdoors and southern culture. There are many gated communities in the area; the attraction is the very agreeable climate, the local citizens, and the year-round activities found here.
With a number of fine accommodations to choose from, world-class restaurants and unique shops found in town, Banner Elk offers much for the seasonal vacationer as well as for our part-year residents.