The Branches

Address: Timber Ridge Road, Banner Elk, North Carolina, 28604 , United States | Resort
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Location

This resort, located on Timber Ridge Road, Banner Elk, is near Grandfather Mountain, Sugar Mountain Resort, Hawksnest Golf & Ski Resort, and Tanger Outlets Blowing Rock.
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2.50 of 5 stars Fair
 

Travel Blogs from Banner Elk

Two Seasons in One Day

A travel blog entry by jmpncsu on Nov 01, 2014

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... became heavier, the visibility decreased, and the road conditions deteriorated. But even at the high elevations, the road conditions were good enough and we didn’t have any trouble getting up the mountain by driving slowly and cautiously. As we reached Carver’s Gap, the weather seemed to get worse and it was almost whiteout conditions. A Forest Service sign here had a thermometer attached, indicating the temperature was a ...

The Blue Ridge Parkway

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67 on Oct 27, 2014

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... just short of the top. From the gift shops and snack stands it’s less than a 10 minute walk to the spiral ramp to a viewing platform that enables a better view over the stubby pine trees at the top. I drove to the top once before during my college years and recall being quite impressed then. The views for a huge distance in all directions are still magnificent, but a mountain with a huge parking lot near the top offends my sense of ...

One Last Waterfall

A travel blog entry by jmpncsu on Oct 26, 2014

... a parking spot at the Jacob Fork parking area, we hiked the High Shoals Falls Loop Trail to the waterfall. The trail starts out following an old road and becomes more of a trail as it follows Jacob Fork upstream. As we approached the falls, the trail crossed the creek and headed up via stairs and rocks. This last section was a bit ...

Fishing on the Watauga River

A travel blog entry by barbstravels on Oct 24, 2014

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... 4 Brown Trout. Threw them back. Back to the house to pack up. Tomorrow we leave this beautiful place :-( Going to dinner at Bayou Smokehouse & Grill in Banner Elk. We were suppose to meet here for lunch a week ago when we first arrived, but the Wooley Worm Festival was going on and it was a madhouse in town. What a fabulous and memorable week!!!!!!!! See you soon. ...

Picture perfect day to explore

A travel blog entry by barbstravels on Oct 23, 2014

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... really enjoyable day. Kevin and I started with a hike to the Linville Falls off the Blue Ridge Parkway. It was a very nice trail. We then drove the Blue Ridge Parkway over an area that we did previously, but enjoyed so much we wanted to do it again. Then we drove through Appalachian State University in Boone, NC. From there a lovely drive up and down mountain back roads and ...