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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. Take a break from the ordinary and find awe-inspiring adventure. From fly fishing and canoeing, to zip lining and skiing, Boone is the perfect escape.

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Jun 13

Blowing Rock Farmers' Market

Jun 13, 2024 - Oct 03, 2024

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Jun · 13

Day Out With Thomas: Bubble Tour

Jun 13, 2024 - Jun 16, 2024
Jun · 15

Art in the Park

Jun 15, 2024 - Oct 05, 2024
Jun · 16

Singing On Grandfather

Jun 16, 2024

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May · 14

Food Truck Favorites in Boone

Did you know there are over 47,000 food trucks across the US? In fact, IBISWorld reported that the industry has grown 15.8% per year on average over the five years between 2018 and 2023. The far northwest corner of North Carolina...

May · 12

Wildflower Wandering

Vibrant blooms fill up the Boone area after the last of winter's flurries have fallen and the last freeze has thawed. April’s snow and rain showers make way for May's flowers, bringing the mountains back to life....


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 consistently ranked one of the best 10 small towns for adventure, according to USA Today.

Blue Ridge Parkway Emergency Closure

National Park Service personnel will conduct emergency repairs along a seven-mile section of the Blue Ridge Parkway between milepost 298.5 and 305 near Blowing Rock. A full road closure is planned for June 12 and 13, 2024, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily for patching operations. LEARN MORE