Find the best place to stay — Banner Elk

Where to stay around Banner Elk?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,723 holiday lettings near Banner Elk. From 585 houses to 581 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Banner Elk is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Banner Elk?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Banner Elk:

  • The Cottages at Banner Elk: 17 holiday homes
  • Lodges at Eagles Nest: 30 holiday homes
  • Mill Ridge: 65 holiday homes
  • Southcrest: 74 holiday homes
  • Tynecastle: 33 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Banner Elk?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Banner Elk. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Grandfather Trout Farm: 1,940 holiday lettings
  • Flat Top Brewing Company: 1,851 holiday lettings
  • Grandfather Vineyard & Winery: 1,951 holiday lettings
  • Banner Elk Winery: 1,886 holiday lettings
  • Banner House Museum: 1,838 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Banner Elk listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Banner Elk?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 585 houses in Banner Elk. Our other popular types of Banner Elk holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 581 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 275 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 83 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including chalets and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Banner Elk?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 408 holiday homes with pool available in Banner Elk. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self-catering cabin or holiday rental in Banner Elk, North Carolina, USA your home away from home

    Banner Elk is a small town of less than 900 residents tucked away in the Blue Ridge Mountains. It is named after the Banner family who first settled here in 1848.

    Things to Do in Banner Elk, NC

    Banner Elk holiday homes are nestled in the forested slopes of the Blue Ridge Mountains. This scenic area is brimming with outdoor activities and the scenic surroundings are at their best when the leaves change colour in the autumn. Visitors can enjoy hiking, fishing, whitewater rafting, kayaking, scenic drives and other activities. Banner Elk is a small and friendly town. Dine out in the choice of restaurants and get to know the locals. Every year the town draws a crowd to celebrate the Woolly Worm Festival. In winter, Beech Mountain and Sugar Mountain are ideal places to visit for those wanting to enjoy skiing and snowboarding. Hawks Nest is an all-tubing park for snowboarders, the largest facility on the East Coast.

    Places to Visit Around Banner Elk, NC

    Watauga Lake is a favourite spot with those staying in rental homes in the Banner Elk area. Boating, fishing and wakeboarding are the main activities in summer. Mill Pond is where the Shawneehaw Creek and the Elk River merge and is a particularly scenic spot. Elizabethton is a 30 mile drive from your holiday home in Banner Elk. It is the historic site of the first independent American Government, known as the Watauga Association, in 1772. Most of the buildings in the downtown area are on the National Register of Historic Places. It is also the site of the Battle of Musgrove Hill and the Battle of Kings Mountain during the American Revolutionary War. Look for the Elizabethton covered bridge, built in 1882, which is open to cyclists and pedestrians only.

    Weather in Banner Elk, NC

    Banner Elk holiday cabins experience a humid continental climate with warm humid summers. Temperatures reach 77°F (25°C) on average in July with occasional days reaching 97°F (36°C). In winter the temperatures drop to well below freezing 20°F (-7°C) on average from November to March. The elevation of Banner Elk gives it colder weather than other towns in North Carolina. The area has around 4 inches rainfall every month with slightly less from November to March when it falls mainly as snow.

    Travel to Banner Elk, NC

    The nearest airport to holiday rentals in Banner Elk is Tri-Cities Regional (TRI) Airport in Blountville, Tennessee. It is about 37 miles from Banner Elk and has domestic connections from Atlanta, Charlotte, Detroit and Orlando with Allegiant, Delta, US Airways Express and American Eagle. The nearest international airport is Charlotte/Douglas (CLT) Airport at Charlotte, about 108 miles away. Pick up a hire car and drive northwest along US-321 for just over two hours to reach your Banner Elk holiday home.

    Attractions in and around Banner Elk

    First time in Banner Elk and looking for places to see? If some outdoor time is on the agenda, experience the natural beauty of Buckeye Recreational Center, Grandfather Trout Farm and Pisgah National Forest. Winter enthusiasts will find Beech Mountain Resort, Sugar Mountain Resort and Hawksnest Tubing Park in the city. If you have extra time, you might want to explore the campus of Lees-McRae College. Moses H. Cone Memorial Park and Linville Caverns are just a couple of activities around the area. Other things to do while in town include a visit to Banner House Museum, Flat Top Brewing Company and Land of Oz.