Known as "the Heart of the High Country," Boone is located approximately 110 miles north of Charlotte, 95 miles north of Asheville, 68 miles east of Johnson City, TN, and 110 miles west of Greensboro. Motorists can access Boone from Interstates 40, 77, 81 and 85, using U.S. highways 421, 321, and 221, and N.C. highways 194 and 105. The Blue Ridge Parkway is known as America's Favorite Drive and skirts the Boone area with several access points into town.
Nearest airports include Charlotte-Douglas International (CLT), Piedmont Triad International (GSO), Tri-Cities Regional (TRI), and Asheville Regional (AVL). Shuttles make regular trips from CLT to Boone, via the Hickory Hop. Limousine services are also available through Air Haven in Boone and through limousine services at airport areas. Car rentals are available in Boone through Enterprise Rent-A-Car, which also operates at the airports listed above. Bus service to Boone from Greensboro, Charlotte, etc. is conducted by Sunway Charters.
Getting Around Town:
Options for transportation in Boone include AppalCart buses, Boone Taxi (828-719-5916), High Country Taxi, and public ridesharing such as Lyft and Uber. Always observe standard safety precautions when using ridesharing.
The Town of Boone has several public parking options.