Getting There -- After you reach Banner Elk, you'll see Beech Mountain signposted. It's a 5-mile drive along the Beech Mountain Parkway to the top of the mountain.

Visitor Information -- Dispensing information is the very helpful staff at the Beech Mountain Chamber of Commerce, 403A Beech Mountain Pkwy. (tel. 800/468-5506 or 828/387-9283; It's open Monday to Saturday 9am to 5pm.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.