Play & Stay in the Village of Sugar Mountain!
Elevate your next vacation! We invite you to our mile-high resort village of Sugar Mountain, North Carolina – the High Country’s sweet spot for adventures and natural scenery in all four seasons. We are conveniently located in the middle of Pisgah National Forest and the highest Blue Ridge Mountains with many things to do.
As one of the highest towns in the Eastern USA, our elevation ranges from 4,000 to 5,300 feet. With our wide open spaces and variety of vacation home and condo rentals, we are the natural spot for social distancing.
The months of April & May bring wildflowers, rushing waterfalls and so much more. For a long list of things to do, see our Spring Guide.
During June-August, escape to our cool, lofty Blue Ridge Mountain location – our average high is 73 degrees. Go to our Summer Guide for a big list of options for active or relaxing vacations – including mountain biking, scenic lift rides, whitewater rafting, outdoor concerts and wineries.
Discover the first fall colors in the North Carolina mountains in September and October. See our Fall Guide for foliage forecast, scenic drives and more.
The months of November-March are extra magical on Sugar Mountain, bringing the exciting ski season and a variety of winter adventures. See our Winter Season Things to Do and the Ski Resort Insider’s Guide.
Places to Stay
Book your vacation rental early to get the best place to stay for you and your family. Find mountaintop condos with panoramic views, cozy log cabins in the woods and large homes perfect for family gatherings. See more.
Where is the Sugar Mountain?
Our village is located between Banner Elk and Grandfather Mountain. We are about 20 minutes from Boone and Appalachian State University. Just 8 miles away is the Blue Ridge Parkway. We are surrounded by Pisgah National Forest with iconic hikes and waterfalls such as Linville Falls.
Locals & Property Owners
If you are lucky enough to live on Sugar Mountain (population 189) or own a second home here, see our Village Hall Guide for all sorts of info including taxes, services and departments. Thinking of moving here? See our relocation tips.