For your next vacation, make your reservations at The Highlands at Sugar, an ideal year-round mountain escape in North Carolina. The Highlands at Sugar offers one- or two-bedroom accommodations outfitted with fully equipped kitchens, wet bars, wood-burning fireplaces, Jacuzzis and balconies. All the comfort you need to unwind and enjoy your relaxing vacation is available at our resort including an indoor heated pool, hot tub and sauna.

Things to do at The Highlands at Sugar

Sugar Mountain, North Carolina is a popular year-round mountain vacation destination. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountain range and in close proximity to Grandfather Mountain, Banner Elk, Boone and several other towns, visitors will find a wide variety of things to do in the area. Our resort is located within minutes of a variety of attractions including skiing, golf, tennis, biking and hiking trails, gem mining, shopping, dining and much more. Outdoor enthusiasts will find skiing, hiking, swimming and many other sports to keep them busy and active. Photographers will have the opportunity to take pictures of amazing panoramic views of the mountains, mesmerizing waterfalls and wildlife. Visitors might also enjoy the museums, performing arts, festivals & events, shopping, dining out and wine & beer tastings. Whichever season you decide to visit there are plenty of things for you and your family to do.

The Village of Sugar Mountain

Sugar Mountain Golf Course is a public 18-hole course that opens in April and closes in October and offers a friendly welcome to guests visiting the area. On this beautiful 60-acre course you will experience flowers, bushes, trees, streams and panoramic views of the mountains. The course was designed to provide an enjoyable experience for players of all skill levels. Sugar Mountain also offers public access to their six tennis courts. They are open from May through October on a pay as you play basis or on a monthly or season pass option. Hikers and bikers will find miles of trails ranging from easy to expert throughout the Village of Sugar Mountain. The trails are open from May through October during the daylight hours and can be accessed at a number of locations throughout the village. A map and specific information about the trails are available when you download the Sugar Mountain Hiking and Biking Trails brochure.

Banner Elk

Banner Elk is only ten minutes from The Highlands at Sugar resort and offers visitors to the area a wide variety of attractions, festivals & events, shops and restaurants. Whitewater rafting, mining for gems, attending the popular Woolly Worm Festival, fine dining at the Artisanal and much more can be found in nearby Banner Elk.