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The Watauga County District U Tourism Development Authority (WCTDA) is a local tourism development authority authorized by state (North Carolina) and local government (Watauga County) to promote travel, tourism, and corporate travel, sponsor tourist-related events and activities, and finance tourist related capital projects in District U. District U is defined as the unincorporated areas of Watauga County, North Carolina.

The revenue source of the WCTDA is derived from a 6% occupancy tax levied on short-term lodging rentals in the District U area of Watauga County. Boone TDA levies a 6% occupancy tax within the municipality of Boone. Therefore, the foremost objective of all actions of the TDAs is to strategically market and enhance lodging opportunities in our districts.

To contact the WCTDA or the Boone TDA 

Watauga County TDA / Boone TDA
331 Queen Street,  Suite 104
Boone, NC 28607
828-266-1345 Phone
828-266-1346 Fax
wataugatda@gmail.com 
 
We have moved!
As of August 23, 2018, our new address is: 
331 Queen Street, Room 104
Boone, NC 28607 

Public parking for our office is metered, street parking. Purchase 6 minutes for a dime, 15 minutes for a quarter, etc. The meters do take debit cards for a one-hour minimum ($1). Ours is a promotion office with limited space. However, we do provide visitors guides as well as some brochures for major attractions. For more comprehensive selections, please visit the High Country Host Visitor Center near the Parkway on-ramp on Hwy. 321 South (near the town of Blowing Rock).

Visitor Center

High Country Host Visitor Center
6370 Highway 321
Blowing Rock, NC 28605
(828) 264-1299 

North Carolina High Country Host is a membership marketing organization serving the Northwestern mountain counties of Watauga, Avery, Ashe, Wilkes, and Alleghany.

 


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331 Queen Street, Suite 104
Boone, NC 28607
(T) 828-266-1345  •  (F) 828-266-1346
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