Things to do at A Happy Bear Chalet:

Within .5 miles:

  Sledding (sled is in the Basement)

  Tennis (2 racquets and balls in the Basement)

Within 1.5 miles

  Summer: Scream Time Zipline at Hawksnest

  Winter: Tubing at Hawksnest

Within 2.5 miles:

  Trout Fishing

  Shopping at a variety of Antique and Collectible Stores

Within 5.5 miles:

  Shopping: Lowes Food Store, RiteAid Drugs, and many specialty shops

Within 7.5 miles:

  Grandfather Mountain

Within 8 miles:

  Winter: Skiing at Sugar Mountain

  Summer: Lift Rides, Mountain Biking

  Golf at Willow Creek Golf Club

Within 9.5 Miles:

  Golf at Linville Country Club

  Shopping and Dining in Banner Elk

Within 11 miles:

  Moses Cone Memorial Park
  Horseback Riding at Banner Elk Stables

Within 12 miles:

  Appalachian State University

Within 13 miles:

  Golf at Boone Golf Club

Within 16 miles:

  Skiing at Beech Mountain

  Skiing at Appalachian Ski Mountain

Within 19 miles:

  Shopping and Dining in Blowing Rock

Within 30 Miles:

   Linville Caverns

Within 60 Miles:

   Whitewater Rafting on the Watauga or French Broad

   Tri-Cities Airport

If you decide to stay in, we offer the following entertainment for all ages:

Digital Cable Television in all rooms

Video on Demand in Family Room and 1st Floor Bedroom

Wired and wireless (wifi) high speed internet

Play a Board Game:

Mancala
Trivial Pursuit
Battleship
Risk
Wild Animialopoly
Life
Backgammon
Darts
Pool
Foosball

Read Books:

Fiasco
The Shroud of the Thwacker
John Adams
The Truth
Common Birds of North America
Ferrari a Memory
Coma
Red Army
Rising Sun
Sphere
The Acts of King Arthur

Watch a Movie:

Full House Second Season
Oceans Thirteen
School of Rock
Pokemon 2000
Where the Red Fern grows
Harry Potter and thye Sorcerers Stone
Cats & Dogs
Pokemon 3 the Movie
Shaun of the Dead
Back to the Future II and III
Timeline
Bruce Almighty
The Bourne Identity
Our Gang Little Rascals
Cars
Pokemon 4ever
Bewitched
Dragonball GT Preparation

Play Computer Games:

Doom 3
Castle Wolfenstein
Ages of Empires II
Combat Flight Simulator 3
Halo
Tropico
No One Lives Forever

Play Nintendo NES games (great for young children):

The Legend of Zelda
Roadblasters
Super Mario Bros.
Jordan v, Bird
Major League Baseball
Jack Nicklaus Golf
Adventure Islands
Top Gun

Play Playstatation 2 games

Gran Turismo 4
SuperCross 9o8
MotoRacer
ATV Quad Power
Midway S
Arcade Treasurers
Madden 04
Tony Hawk Underground
Guitar Hero II with Guitar Controller

or just relax on our three decks and enjoy the view and quiet solitude.