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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
Viaduct Fall
Tweetsie on Trestle
Tweetsie Railroad Theme Park Opened for its 65th Season on April 7th, 2017. 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
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
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
Snow Tubing
Families love to snow tube at Hawksnest Resort in the Boone area. 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

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

Sep 22

Ghost Train®

9/22/17 – 10/28/17
Tweetsie Railroad will host a Halloween celebration to thrill the whole family. Ghost Train includes trick-or-treating,… more
Sep 22

Touchdown Boone

9/22/17
Touchdown at the Jones House in downtown Boone before the Appalachian State Mountaineers play the Wake Forest Demon… more
Oct 06

First Friday Art Crawl

2/3/17 – 12/1/17
Shop, mingle and meet local artists from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at downtown shops and galleries. Enjoy fresh art, lively… more
Oct 06

TajMo: The Taj Mahal & Keb' Mo' Band

10/6/17
Iconic blues legends Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’ unite for historic cross-generational… more
Oct 08

7th Annual Boone Heritage Festival

10/8/17
Celebrating Appalachian heritage and Daniel Boone history, with 18th century living history demonstrations, craft and… more
Oct 21

Valle Country Fair

10/21/17
The Valle Country Fair is an overgrown church bazaar set in the center of one of the most picturesque valleys in the… more
Featured Events

Webcam
Check out the Webcam to view downtown Boone!

 

ADVENTURE IS CLOSER THAN YOU THINK

Boone County Map

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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