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Whitewater Rafting
Scream like a little girl. There’s nothing like our churning mountain rapids to humble a grown man. Or a cocky teenager. So put pride aside. Pick up a paddle. more
Horseback Riding
Giddy-up, partner. Want to spend more time in the minivan? Heck, no. Soak up our mountain scenery from atop a four-legged animal instead. Ready to saddle up? more
Tweetsie on Trestle
Tweetsie Railroad Theme Park Opens for the 2016 Season on April 8th. more
Ziplining Adventures
Fly without wings. There’s no better way to take in our terrain than to go soaring through the canopy like a mighty eagle. So what if you inhale a bug or two more
Mountain Biking
Hold on tight. Prepare for the workout of your life pedaling up our mountain trails. And the ride of your life going down. You’ll laugh. You’ll scream. You’ll see… more
Viaduct Fall
Our version of Tree Huggers
You won't get this reaction from a plastic tree. So, step away from the artificial tree and bring the family to a Boone area tree farm more
Skiing, Snowboarding & Tubing
Snow time is go time. The only thing more beautiful than our fresh powder is the wicked path you can carve in it. So bundle up and get up here. more
Snow Tubing
Families love to snow tube at Hawksnest Resort in the Boone area. more

Welcome to the Boone Area

Tired of your everyday routine? Sounds like you need to Step Outside Yourself.  There's something about the crisp mountain air and never-ending vistas of the High Country that inspires even the most indoorsy person to embark on a little adventure.  And, you can always find just the right amount of adventure in Boone - from the adrenaline rush of whitewater rafting and black diamond skiing to a relaxing day of fly-fishing and cruising the Blue Ridge Parkway.  It's time to lose your fears and find yourself here.

 

Find Your Adventure

Moderate
Easy Going
Challenging
Not Too Crazy, Definitely Not Boring
Not Too Crazy, Definitely Not Boring

You want a break from the routine, but nothing that's going to give you jet lag on Monday morning. Sounds like Boone's just the ticket. From fly fishing, and canoeing to ziplining and skiing, Boone's the perfect escape. The gold icon, is for people who want just the right amount of adventure!… more

Take it Easy
Take it Easy

Not everyone wants to sign a waiver on vacation. Some people just want a getaway with low risk and high reward. We get that. In Boone, you can stroll through art galleries and museums, shop or cruise the colorful Blue Ridge Parkway. The gold icon, is for people who want to relax and take it easy!… more

Step Up to the Challenge
Step Up to the Challenge

Do you crave adventure like others crave their morning coffee? We've got your number. No matter the season, you can find the kind of extreme adventures you're after in Boone NC. This Boone thing is no joke. Whenever you see the red icon, know that is for the bravest of hearts!… more

Featured Events

Oct 01

Ghost Train Halloween Festival at Tweetsie

9/23/16 – 10/29/16
Friday and Saturday evenings, September 23 through October 29, 7:30 pm to 11:30pm, all aboard Tweetsie’s Ghost… more
Oct 09

6th Annual Boone Heritage Festival

10/9/16
Celebrating Appalachian heritage and Daniel Boone history, with 18th century living history demonstrations, craft… more
Oct 15

39th Annual Woolly Worm Festival

10/15/16 – 10/16/16
Family fun for everyone with the chance for your Woolly Worm to win a $1000! Nearly 170 craft vendors, food, live… more
Oct 15
Oct 29

Beary Scary Halloween

10/29/16
Celebrate Halloween at Grandfather Mountain with crafts, nature programs, trick-or-treating and a costume contest.… more
Oct 29

The Haunting of Hickory Ridge

10/29/16
Are you tired of fake haunted trails and corn mazes? Then you need to visit the High Country's only certified haunted… more
Featured Events

Webcam
Check out the Webcam to view downtown Boone!

 


GET YOUR ADVENTURE ON ALL YEAR LONG!

summer
Dive in.
Boone is like one big summer camp for grown ups (ok, and kids, too). Our cooler temperatures and limitless adventures beckon you outdoors all season long. Explore the area by foot, by raft, by zip-line, or by horse. Even our beaten paths are exciting.…more
Fall
As the leaves turn.
Boone in fall is about more than just leaves. But they do make a spectacular backdrop to the adventures that await you. From festivals to college football, fly-fishing to apple picking, there are as many reasons to visit as there are leaves on the, uh, trees.…more
Winter
Chill, bro.
Shake off the winter blues in our snowy paradise. Come for the skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing - some of the best in the Southeast. Stay for the chance to sip hot chocolate by the fire in an actual log cabin. It's cliche' in the best possible way.…more
Spring
Snow no more.
Crisp, clean air. Colorful flowers. there's nothing like spring in Boone. Grab your favorite fishing rod or hop on your mountain bike. Take a stroll along an area trail or cruise the Blue Ridge Parkway. Whatever you do - just get here and get outside!…more
815 W. King Street, Suite 10
Boone, NC 28607
(T) 828-266-1345  •  (F) 828-266-1346
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