Popular ski resort close to Beech Mountain. My favorite all time favorite is still Beech Mountain Resort, but Sugar is a good secondary option.
features Summit Express Chairlift Rides and Bike Park in the summer; fireworks display on the 4th of July begins at 9:00 pm; Fine Arts and Master Crafts Festival July 17-19, and Aug. 14-16, 2020
We are close to snow skiing, tubing, Grandfather Mountain, Linville Caverns, Banner Elk, Beech Mountain, Valle Crucis, Boone ( Appalachian State University) and Blowing Rock.
Tucked in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains, Sugar Mountain is a little more than an hour and a half from Morganton. Sugar Mountain has 20 slopes and trails including 115 ski-able acres. Skiing and snowboarding. One triple chairlift, four double chairlifts and three surface lifts.