Beech Mountain: An In-Depth Look

Beech Mountain NC: 4 Absurdly Cool Ways to Frolic in the Snow

The Town of Beech Mountain NC is the highest town east of the Rockies, which means it’s a perfect drivable destination for those seeking wintertime fun, and even a bit of snow! You have probably heard of Ski Beech, the highest ski area in the Eastern US, but there is more to snowy fun in Beech…

The Absolute Best Places to Stay in Beech Mountain

Each time we go to Beech Mountain, NC, we stay somewhere new. During the winter months if there is natural snow, all the resorts offer enough room to build snowmen, have a snowball fight and generally play outside. No matter what time of year, most resorts have gorgeous views of the mountains. In addition to renting…

Summer in Beech Mountain and other unique hidden gems

Although many think of the mountains in North Carolina as a wintertime getaway, more and more folks are heading to Beech Mountain NC in the warmer months, for hiking and mountain biking, as well as the gorgeous views. While we adore the winter in Beech, we almost prefer…

Most Loved Beech Mountain Restaurants ( + Our Picks)

Although I stay at different places when I go to Beech Mountain, I tend to eat at the same restaurants. Maybe that means I’ve already discovered the best locations, or maybe it just means I’m a creature of habit. Either way, here’s the places I return to again and again when I’m vacationing at Beech…

10 Reasons Beech Mountain Ski Resort is an Authentic Winter Getaway

Whether you are an avid skier, looking to learn, or just want to play in the snow, Beech Mountain Ski Resort is a perfect 'snow'cation. And best of all it's drivable from most major cities in the Southeast. So don't think you have to head out west for snow much fun, here are 10 reasons…

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Lesli Peterson

Lesli Peterson

Lesli made her way to Atlanta over 20 years ago, after living in Germany, Japan and six U.S. states. She relishes the discovery of obscure, offbeat and unwonted places, and she will chat up any willing stranger to uncover a new secret locale.

After 18 years in software development, Lesli bailed on the corporate scene. When she’s not traveling, she’s hiking in the mountains or checking out Atlanta’s culinary scene, whiskey in hand.

Lesli has two kiddos -Cooper and Elliot- plus two bonus kids currently at UGA, and she’s happily married to her soul mate.
Lesli Peterson