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The renovated late 1860's home of one of the founding families of Banner Elk, Samuel Banner. Docent-led tours of the house including stories and culture of the times with photographs, furniture, and exhibits.
Established in 1952, Grandfather Mountain offers stunning long range views, along with the popular Mile-High Swinging Bridge., environmental habitats for black bears, otters, cougars, deer and bald eagles along with some of the South's best alpine hiking trails. The Nature Museum highlights the natural history of the region along with collections of gems, minerals, native plants and exhibits on early explorers. The park also includes a restaurant, gift shop, and naturalist programs on a regular basis throughout the summer and fall.