Located in Banner Elk, Bluegreen Vacations Blue Ridge Village an Ascend Resort is in a rural area and near theme parks. Banner House Museum and Alta Vista Gallery and B & B are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Sugar Mountain Resort and Sugar Creek Gem Mine. Traveling with kids? Consider Land of Oz, or check out an event or a game at Kidd Brewer Stadium. Enjoy the area's slopes with cross-country skiing and downhill skiing, and don't miss out on the sledding and snowshoeing. Bluegreen Vacations Blue Ridge Village, an Ascend Resort is 3 mi from Sugar Mountain. It features a mini golf, and multiple sport courts. Spacious guest accommodations includes full kitchens and free basic WiFi. Every guestroom features a living room with a sofa bed, cable TV with DVD player, and in-unit laundry facilities. A spa bath is included in the master bathroom. Blue Ridge Village offers guests multiple on-site amenities, including paddle boat rentals, a stocked trout pond, and free equipment rentals for tennis, basketball, and mini golf. A children’s playground and a picnic area with barbecue grills are also available. This resort is just 3.8 k from Sugar Mountain Golf Club. Grandfather Mountain is about a 10-minute drive, and Tanger Outlets on the Parkway is about a 30-minute drive away.