At Odyssey Airways, we're not just about providing unrivaled private air charter services; we're about helping you make memorable experiences. Today, we're focusing on the majestic North Carolina mountain areas, a true gem that boasts everything from luxury resorts to gourmet dining experiences. Whether you're planning a weekend getaway or a prolonged vacation, allow us to guide you through the must-see hotspots that this beautiful region has to offer. Click here to see available empty legs.
Arriving in Style
Odyssey Airways offers charter flights to several private airports in the North Carolina mountain region. Elizabethton Municipal Airport (0A9), Johnson County Airport (6A4), Ashe County Airport (GEV), and Hickory Regional Airport (HKY) are all well-equipped to welcome private air charters. Each provides an easy gateway to the region's mountain attractions, ensuring you're only a short drive away from your desired destination.
If you're part of an exclusive fly-in community like Mountain Air Country Club in Burnsville or the Elk Banner Club in Banner Elk, Odyssey Airways can accommodate your private air travel right to your home. Both of these fly-in communities offer amenities like golf, tennis, a spa, and dining options and merges the excitement of aviation with luxurious leisure.
Where to Stay: Luxury Resorts
Your journey into comfort doesn't stop once you land. North Carolina's mountain region is home to luxurious resorts that offer opulent lodgings, breathtaking views, and top-tier amenities.
1. The Inn on Biltmore Estate, Asheville: Experience Vanderbilt-induced grandeur on this sprawling property. The mansion, gardens, winery, and the inn's exquisite decor make it an all-inclusive luxury stay.
2. Old Edwards Inn and Spa, Highlands: Nestled in the southern mountains, this European-style resort offers charming accommodations, a world-class spa, and farm-to-table dining.
3. Westglow Resort & Spa, Blowing Rock: This Greek Revival mansion turned luxury resort offers a mix of elegance, wellness, and beauty. The views of the Blue Ridge Mountains are simply stunning.
4. Banner Elk Winery & Villa and The Azalea House, Banner Elk: Known as the jewel of the High Country, these two retreats are situated in the tranquil Banner Elk Winery overlooking the stunning Pisgah National Forest and Tennessee Valley.
Dining in the Mountains
Indulging in the local cuisine is a must when visiting the mountains of North Carolina. The area is graced with a selection of top-rated restaurants.
1. Artisanal, Banner Elk: This diamond in the rough blends mountain ambiance with fine dining. The chef-driven menu changes daily, ensuring fresh and creative dishes.
2. Canyon Kitchen, Sapphire: Offering stunning views of the Lonesome Valley, Canyon Kitchen uses locally sourced ingredients for its sophisticated, seasonal menus.
3. Linville Falls Winery: If you seek out a menu that only provides estate-grown and NC-grown wines, this winery is the ideal stop in a serene setting off the Blue Ridge Parkway. Throughout the year they have live music and host food trucks as well.
Activities & Attractions
From exploring the beautiful Biltmore Estate and its gardens to hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park or cruising along the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway, the region is bursting with activities. Art enthusiasts will enjoy the River Arts District in Asheville, while the quaint towns of Boone, Banner Elk, and Blowing Rock offer unique shopping experiences.
Flying private with Odyssey Airways to the mountains of North Carolina is more than a journey; it's a key that opens the door to a world of luxury, comfort, and unforgettable experiences. Whether it's the seamless flight, the exquisite resorts, the gourmet meals, or the array of activities, we're here to help get you to your perfect mountain getaway safely and with ease. Curious about other amazing destinations where Odyssey Airways can take you? View our Destinations page here or click now to receive your quote for a flight to North Carolina.