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Winter Activities in Blowing Rock and Boone

Get back to nature and walk the snow-covered hiking trails that end in majestic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Get your blood pumping and hit the slopes for skiing or snowboarding. No matter what winter activity thrills you, the areas around The Village Inns of Blowing Rock have something for everyone in the winter.

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North Carolina Skiing

From bunny slopes to those reserved for the expert skiers only, North Carolina is home to some of the best skiing destinations in the country.

Appalachian Ski Mountain

  • 940 Ski Mountain Road, Blowing Rock, NC 28605 | 828-295-7828
  • State-of-the-Art Snow Making and Grooming Equipment
  • Nine Slopes
  • Five Lifts
  • Ice Skating

Hawksnest Retreat

  • 2058 Skyland Drive, Seven Devils, NC 28604 | 800-822-4295, 828-963-6561
  • Largest Snow Tubing Operation in the Southeast
  • Four Different Areas to Snow Tube
  • 20 Lanes between 400–1000 Feet Long
  • Two Moving Carpet Lifts

Sugar Mountain

  • 1009 Sugar Mountain Drive, Banner Elk, 28604
  • One Triple Chairlift
  • Four Double Chairlifts
  • Three Surface Lifts
  • 20 Slopes and Trails Spread over 115 Skiable Acres
  • Magic Carpet Area
  • 700 Feet of Tubing Runs
  • Outdoor Ice Skating Rink