Banner Elk NC is a quaint little town in Avery County and home to both Sugar Ski & Beech Mountain Ski resorts. Banner Elk has several high end gated communities & is typically the quieter of the three main towns (Boone, Blowing Rock, Banner Elk). Elk River Club is a very upscale community & club with one of the most incredible golf courses, equestrian facility & private airport/landing strip. Eagles Nest is another more rustic, luxurious community with private fishing waters, hiking/ATV trails, outdoor amphitheatre, helicopter landing site & much more – they don’t have a “club” or restaurant but they do put on several events/concerts where they use the outdoor kitchens at the pavilions. Other nice communities include, Fox Meadow Farm, The Farm & Banner Grande. In Banner Elk, you’ll find some beautiful views, great fishing & hiking, and landmarks such as Elk Falls which you won’t want to miss.