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Romantic Mountain Weekend

The Boone Area's romantic options offer a distinctive atmosphere and ambience-and it doesn't matter that Valentine's Day is past. There's still spring, summer, and glorious fall for your weekend escape. You can always plan ahead-any season is prime time for romance in the mountains.

Reconnect with Romance In the Boone Area

Escape to the High Country and
remind yourselves what togetherness is all about.

Start with your hideaway. There is special charm in B&Bs-and the choice is wide, the scenery diverse, the atmosphere unforgettable. The Boone area accommodations scene is vibrant, especially if you want the freedom and flexibility of home away from home. It's easy to rent a house or condo-or check-in to a cozy cabin. Then again, the range of hotel and motel lodging is tempting too. Wherever you stay, you'll have the ultimate experience of cuddling up for some quality time.

What to do with your time together? Reconnect around a favorite activity, of course. Take a quiet trail to a scenic spot, maybe even a waterfall-for an all-to-yourself toast. Enjoy an uncrowded day of midweek skiing. In warmer seasons, play a round of golf. Or explore a Boone Area bike trail. If an active outing is your idea of focusing on what matters-some lodging spots also have hot tubs.

Or stay at a spa. Boone Area destination spas are nationally renowned for sophisticated settings, great food, fine wines, and rejuvenating therapies, some especially for couples. Take it from Travel & Leisure. The magazine's September 2011 "World's Best Awards" rank Westglow Resort & Spa an impressive second among "Top Destination Spas."

Take a day tour of the High Country's three award-winning wineries. The scenery will wow you, and you can pick up a viticultural Valentine. And-speaking of shopping-check out the Boone Area Buyer's Guide for an experience as special as the handcrafted items, one-of-a-kind works of art, and quirkily curated collections of unique products you'll find in local galleries and specialty shops. Art is everywhere, in quaint downtown districts, and at major exhibition sites such as Appalachian State University's Turchin Center for the Visual Arts in Boone and the Blowing Rock Art and History Museum.

Also, consider the High Country's long list of scenic, cultural, and historic attractions-they're nationally-known for a reason.

When you finally raise a toast to each other, you'll find yourselves in some of the Southern Applachians' most distinctive restaurants. Boone Area fare ranges from down-home to urban sophisticated. You can overlook endless mountain ridges, or immerse in the classic architecture of a historic hotel or resort where the heritage of hospitality goes back a hundred years.

A romantic escape to the Boone Area can be as memorable as you make it. The spectacular four-season beauty of Eastern America's highest mountains is waiting to add magic to your next great escape. 

Featured Events

Jun 24

Singing on the Mountain

6/24/18
The all-day gospel sing and fellowship returns to MacRae Meadows at Grandfather Mountain for its 94th year. A dozen top… more
Jul 04

Boone 4th of July Parade

7/4/18
The Downtown Boone annual 4th of July parade travels east on King Street, starting at the intersection with Poplar… more
Jul 04

Fireworks Extravaganza

7/4/18
Enjoy the most spectacular fireworks show in the High Country! It's one of the most popular events in the mountains.… more
Jul 07

Kool & the Gang

7/7/18
Kool & the Gang have influenced the music of three generations. Thanks to songs like Celebration, Cherish, Jungle… more
Jul 12

63rd Grandfather Mountain Highland Games

7/12/18 – 7/15/18
Blaring bagpipes, astounding athletes, delicate dancers, rocking Celtic music and a spectacular highland setting make… more
Jul 15

Eastern Festival Orchestra featuring

7/15/18
Under the direction of Maestro Gerard Schwarz, the Eastern Festival Orchestra returns to the festival for an… more
Jul 18

Hayes School of Music Faculty Recital:

7/18/18
The Hayes School of Music Faculty presents a program that explores chamber music that ranges in style from the iconic… more
Jul 20

North Carolina Black Repertory Company

7/20/18
Showtimes at 2 p.m. & 8 p.m. Written and Directed by Jackie Alexander The North Carolina Black… more
Jul 21

K-9s in Flight Frisbee Dogs

7/21/18 – 7/29/18
These incredible dogs have delighted audiences nationwide at half-time shows and on television. First-come,… more
Jul 21

The Hot Sardines

7/21/18
"One of the best jazz bands in New York today" (Forbes) makes its debut at Schaefer Center where they… more
Jul 24

Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show -

7/24/18 – 7/29/18
The Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show is among the oldest continually operating horse shows in America, held on grounds… more
Jul 26

Rhiannon Giddens

7/26/18
Singer-Songwriter Rhiannon Giddens is the co-founder and front woman of the Grammy award-winning string band Carolina… more
Jul 27

Ashe County Bluegrass & Old Time

7/27/18 – 7/28/18
This annual convention brings top notch musicians and enthusiastic audiences together for two days of traditional… more
Jul 28

Complexions Contemporary Ballet: "From

7/28/18
Combining technical precision, power and passion, Complexions Contemporary Ballet transcends tradition in a… more
Jul 30

Live eTown Radio Show Taping

7/30/18
This special event is co-hosted by Appalachian State University's Energy Summit and An Applachian Summer Festival… more
Aug 04

Kristin Chenoweth

8/4/18
Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth makes her debut on the Schaefer Center stage to… more
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