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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. Break away from your daily routine and dive into your perfect adventure. From fly fishing and canoeing, to zip lining and skiing, Boone is the perfect escape.

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Apr · 09

Boone Businesses and Nearby MerleFest Voted as Best in North Carolina for 2021

Three Boone businesses, plus one mountain region festival, made the lineup when Strange Carolinas announced their 2021 Best of NC award-winners on March 22. Readers of the popular website vote on nominees each March. The first-,...

Oct · 07

Hike, Kayak, and Climb Your Way to Colorful Fall Vistas

Find plenty of outdoor adventures in Boone, NC, to help you soak up fall's final colors of the season. Trek Down Waterfall Trails From Boone, follow the Blue Ridge Parkway north to milepost 271.9 and Cascade Falls. The hike...


adventure is closer than you think

Boone is located within a three-hour drive, or less, from major cities and airports in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Visit and find yourself transported worlds away. Experience why we are named one of the top 50 adventure towns in the United States, according to National Geographic Adventure Magazine.

COVID-19 Travel Information

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