Grandfather Mountain, with it's famous "Mile High" Swinging Bridge, is located just
10 minutes from SugarTop. Wildlife habitats, beautiful scenery, challenging hiking
trails, and relaxing picnic sites are just a few of the many things you can experience
when you visit Grandfather Mountain.
Asheville NC is only 65 miles away from Sugar Mountain and features the world famous
Asheville is also the home to many unique and interesting arts and crafts.
The beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway is just 10 minutes from our resort. Parkway visitors
will enjoy the exhilarating hike up to breathtaking Linville Falls, the peacefulness
of Julian Price Lake, and other wonderful scenery around the many picnic and camping
Appalachian State University in Boone is 20 minutes away. ASU offers many enjoyable
programs featuring national symphonies,operas, plays, and shows at the Farthing Auditorium
and Turchin Art Museum which are located on campus.
The beauty of underground caverns can be found at Linville Caverns. Linville Caverns
is located approximately 15 miles from SugarTop on Hwy 221 South.
When it comes to skiing and snowboarding in Western North Carolina. Sugar Mountain
says it all. Sugar Mountain Resort is located in Avery County, North Carolina with
115 acres of ski and snowboard terrain and the most vertical feet in North Carolina
at 1,200 ft. Other activities include tubing and snowshoeing
Young and old alike will enjoy visiting the nostalgic Tweetsie Railroad which is
located between the towns of Boone and Blowing Rock on Hwy 321. Quaint shops and
interesting arts and crafts can be found in downtown Blowing Rock . While there,
you'll want to check out the breathtaking mountain views from the legendary "Blowing
Aside from all that's mentioned above, there's exciting gem mining, guided fishing
tours, wonderful antique shops, old-fashioned general stores, unique dining, and