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Boone gives you a million ways to step away from your everyday routine.

Boone is so much more than a mountain college town, although we're proud that Appalachian State University calls us home. From challenging mountain sports to cozy mountain cabins, from festivals and art galleries to Tweetsie Railroad Theme Park, Boone is where adrenaline junkies and leisure seekers, alike, flock for the perfect getaway any time of year.

Our cool spring temperatures, mild summers, colorful autumns, and snowy winters hold the promise of unforgettable experiences for visitors of all ages and interests. Downtown Boone, with its one-of-a-kind shops, restaurants, and boutiques, retains the nostalgic feel of the town's early days, while the architecture of Appalachian State University serves as a modern backdrop for this popular mountain playground.

Featured Events

Dec 02

Solar Christmas Tree Lighting

12/2/16
5:30 pm - Refreshments; Entertainment; 6:30 pm - Tree lighting ceremony. … more
Dec 03

An Appalachian Christmas

12/3/16
Once again, Grace Lutheran Church will host this Mountain Home Music High Country tradition, started by Joe Shannon… more
Dec 03

Boone Christmas Parade

12/3/16
The annual downtown Boone Christmas parade starts at 11am. The lineup includes many festive floats, shiny red fire… more
Dec 09

Indoor Concerts at the Jones House -

12/9/16
"Genuine, quirky, and rootsy," are words frequently used to describe Asheville-based songwriter Chuck… more
Dec 09

SugarFest

12/9/16 – 12/11/16
Consumer ski/snowboard equipment demos, live North Carolina bluegrass music, fireworks, preseason adult ski clinic… more
Featured Events
815 W. King Street, Suite 10
Boone, NC 28607
(T) 828-266-1345  •  (F) 828-266-1346
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