If you consider yourself a history enthusiast, you'll enjoy finding out about days of old during your visit to Lees-McRae College.
To find it, make your way approximately 180 miles (290 kilometers) from the state capital, Raleigh, to Banner Elk.
Even though there are just 3 accommodations nearby, they will allow you to have a short drive from the site. The Banner Haven B&B and Cabin Rentals and Best Western Mountain Lodge at Banner Elk, which are located within 2 miles (3 kilometers) of Lees-McRae College, are well-liked by many visitors.
If you’re searching for a low-cost hotel, have a look at the Valle Crucis Farm, just 6 miles (10 kilometers) away.
Whether it's a perfectly brewed coffee or a chocolaty dessert, there's bound to be something to tempt your taste buds at Kangaroo Express (379 Shawneehaw Ave, Banner Elk). You can enjoy a larger bite of the area's culinary scene at Louisiana Purchase Restaurant (397 Shawneehaw Ave, Banner Elk).