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:

Trivial Pursuit
Wild Animialopoly

Read Books:

The Shroud of the Thwacker
John Adams
The Truth
Common Birds of North America
Ferrari a Memory
Red Army
Rising Sun
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
Bruce Almighty
The Bourne Identity
Our Gang Little Rascals
Pokemon 4ever
Dragonball GT Preparation

Play Computer Games:

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

Play Nintendo NES games (great for young children):

The Legend of Zelda
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
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.