Banner Elk, North Carolina
• A VRI Managed Resort
With Smoketree's prime location in the North Carolina mountains, this year-round resort enables visitors to partake in a variety of activities. Hiking is a favorite pastime in spring, summer, and autumn. But when the snow begins to fall, downhill skiing is the preferred sport. On-site amenities include an indoor swimming pool, a sauna, exercise equipment, and a game room. All units have kitchenettes.