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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

Jul 28

65th Season of "Horn in the West"

6/25/16 – 8/6/16
"Horn in the West" legacy outdoor drama thrills young and old alike with this adventure from our nation's… more
Jul 28

Guided Tours at Hickory Ridge Living History

6/28/16 – 11/18/16
Hickory Ridge Living History Museum invites you to a guided tour of five log cabins. Presented by 18th century… more
Jul 28

K-9s in Flight Frisbee Dogs

7/23/16 – 7/31/16
These incredible dogs have delighted audiences nationwide at half-time shows and on television. First-come,… more
Jul 29

Concerts on the Jones House Lawn

6/3/16 – 8/26/16
The Jones House Community Center is situated on King Street in downtown Boone, next to the Mast General Store's Old… more
Jul 30

Mornings at Hickory Ridge Museum

5/7/16 – 11/26/16
Hickory Ridge Living History Museum invites you to explore six log cabins and additional outbuildings presented by… more
Jul 30

Schaefer Popular Series: Trombone Shorty &

7/30/16
New Orleans native Trombone Shorty is the bandleader and frontman of Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, a… more
Jul 30

The Odyssey: An Interactive Children's Show

7/16/16 – 7/30/16
"This fast-paced and funny adaptation brings Homer's original story to life for young audiences. Odysseus and his… more
Aug 06

Riders In The Sky

8/6/16 – 8/7/16
Americas favorite cowboys and Grammy Award winners Riders In The Sky entertain "The Cowboy Way"€ at high… more
Aug 07

Gran Fondo National Championship Series

8/7/16
"Come Challenge Yourself" Event is open to riders of all ability levels from Beginner to Elite.… more
Aug 27

2016 Railroad Heritage Weekend at Tweetsie

8/27/16 – 8/28/16
Take a step back in time at Tweetsie Railroad and celebrate the rich history and tradition of our nation's railroads.… more
Aug 27

9th Annual High Country Beer Fest

8/27/16
The High Country Beer Fest is a celebration of local craft beer, fermentation science, incredible food, awesome music… more
Aug 27

Railroad Heritage Weekend at Tweetsie

8/27/16 – 8/28/16
A once-a-year event for railroad enthusiasts of all ages! Celebrate the Golden Age of steam locomotives behind… 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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