Banner Elk Vacations
From Banner Elk, it's roughly 85 miles (137 kilometers) to the southeast to Charlotte and 120 miles (193 kilometers) to the west to Knoxville.
Lees-McRae College and the Banner House Museum are just some of the attractions to do and see in and around Banner Elk.
Consider using Banner Elk as a springboard for further adventures. This popular region is home to a treasure-trove of interesting cultural and natural attractions. Why not make tracks to the Appalachian Ski Mountain and Tweetsie Railroad in and around Blowing Rock, which is 11 miles (18 kilometers) away. If you feel like seeing more of this region, travel to Boone to visit the Appalachian State University and Daniel Boone Native Gardens. Boone is 12 miles (19 kilometers) away.
Bristol is approximately 35 miles (56 kilometers) from Banner Elk. This regional center includes a wide range of things to see and do, including Whitetop Creek Park, Bristol Motor Speedway and Bristol Dragway. Paramount Center for the Arts and Bristol Caverns are just a handful of the many other interesting visitor attractions that await.
When the time comes to say goodbye to Banner Elk, head to the nearest major airport located in Tri-Cities, 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the northwest.