Banner Elk is conveniently located to the other High Country hotspots like Boone and Blowing Rock. Also, Asheville, Linville and Roan Mountain are all just a short drive from Banner Elk.
From Boone: Take Highway 105 South to the Tynecastle/Highway 184 light, turn right at this light onto Highway 184. Following Highway 184 will take you into downtown Banner Elk.
From Asheville: Take I-40 East to Exit 81 to Marion. Take US-221 North/NC-226 and continue to follow US-221 approximately 30 miles. Turn right onto Linville Avenue. After about a mile, Linville Avenue becomes Highway 105. Continue to follow Highway 105 until you come to the light at Tynecastle/Highway 184. Turn left onto Highway 184 and follow until you come into downtown Banner Elk.
From Linville: Follow Highway 105 until you come to the Tynecastle/Highway 184 light. Turn left onto Highway 184 and follow to downtown Banner Elk.
From Roan Mountain: Take US-19E/Veteran’s Memorial Parkway and follow US-19E crossing over into North Carolina. In Elk Park, bear left onto Highway 194. Follow Highway 194 to downtown Banner Elk.