Photo: A view of downtown Boone from the Rooftop Lounge of Horton Hotel
We thought visitors to the blog would enjoy this entry by Sheri Moretz for the Mast General Store blog. It is filled with great ideas for a visit to downtown Boone.
"The mayor of Banner Elk proclaimed on the day the East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad completed its route to Boone, 'I can remember when the only way a person could get to Boone was to be born there.' Some 100 years later, it seems that this mountain town is a popular destination for people seeking an escape from the heat, an outdoor adventure that rivals any in the country, or a cultural experience in local Americana music. If you can only spend 24 hours in Boone, here are some recommendations that are right outside the front door of the Mast Store..." Read more