Viaduct Fall
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
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
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 2015 Season on April 10th. 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
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
Snow Tubing
Families love to snow tube at Hawksnest Resort in the Boone area. 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

Easy Going
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

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

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 07

Lakota Sioux Indian Dance Theatre

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 7:00pm Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts… more
Oct 09

Ghost Train Halloween Festival at Tweetsie

9/25/15 – 10/31/15
Friday and Saturday evenings, September 25 through October 31, 7:30 pm to 11:30pm, all aboard Tweetsie’s Ghost… more
Oct 11

5th Annual Boone Heritage Festival

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

38th Annual Woolly Worm Festival

10/17/15 – 10/18/15
Family fun for everyone with the chance for your Woolly Worm to win a $1000! Nearly 170 craft vendors, food, live… more
Oct 17
Oct 23

An Evening with David Sedaris

NPR Humorist and Best-selling Author of Naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day, When You Are Engulfed in Flames and… more
Oct 30

Downtown Boone Boo

The annual Boone BOO! happens Halloween, October 30th starting at 4:00 pm. The Town of Boone, the Watauga Co.… more
Oct 31

Spooky Stories & Creepy Crafts

2 -€“ 2:30 pm Spooky Stories with ReVonda Crow 2:30 - 3 pm Creepy Crafts Ages 4 -€“ 10 Come hear spooky (but not… more
Featured Events

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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
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
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
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
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