Places to Eat

Below is a list, in my ranking order, of the very best places on and around Beech Mountain to eat.  There is a wide variety, ranging from the best dive joints to the finest of dining.  You may be at elevation, but there is no shortage of great places to eat and drink. I’ll use…

Winter Activities

The winter is the peak season on Beech Mountain.  Given the elevation, there is typically more snow atop Beech Mountain than any other incorporated city in the South East. Beech Mountain Resort.  Ski Beech is in the midst of a massive investment that should be a huge difference-maker for the resort.  They are replacing one high-speed…

Who’s Ready for Winter?!

Winter on Beech Mountain can be unpredictable, to say the least.  I have been stuck inside by near-impassible roads, and outside grilling in shorts deep into December.  But any Beech Mountain local knows one thing about weather, if you want accurate information then your only true source is RaysWeather.com.  Weather.com and others can aggregate directional…

Hiking and Water Spots

Hiking and Water Spots Lake Coffey. This is a small, but beautiful lake stocked with fish several times per year and a 1/4 mile paved trail and boardwalk circling the lake, perfect for some moderate exercising.  There is a fishing pier perfect for the family.  Just don’t forget the fishing license!  Lower Pond Creek Trail This…

Things To Do

Other Fun Activities Music and wine are two of my very favorite things to enjoy, so my wife and I have sought out many an activity in and around these two things. Grandfather Vineyard.  This is quite possibly the best place to spend an afternoon during the summertime.  You’re about 15 minutes from the top of…

Mountain Biking

There is some of the very best mountain biking in the East on Beech Mountain. If flying downhill is your thing, then the Beech Mountain Resort has what you need.  They are repairing the lifts right now, but normally you will throw your bike on the lift and ride it up to the top.  This summer,…

Places To Stay

You do have many options for lodging on Beech Mountain.  there are a number of hotels on the top of the mountain, as well as a pretty robust rental inventory, especially during the Winter. Hotels Fair warning, if you’re used to Ritz-level accommodations, then the mountain hotels may not be up to your standards, but…