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Boone Brunch 101

A Local’s Guide to Brunch In Boone You’ve heard it time and time again: “breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” Well, we’d like to respectfully make the case that brunch is the most important (and anticipated) meal of your entire week! Visit any, or all, of the following spots and you’ll…

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Wade into a New Spring Adventure

A Guide to Fly Fishing the NC High Country Few things are more rejuvenating than standing in a crisp Appalachian Mountain stream with a slow and steady trickling of water eddying around your legs. The longer you stay in the river, the more in tune with it you’ll become. There’s a gentle pull of the…

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Exploring Boone with Four-Legged Friends

We're avid animal lovers here in the Boone Area and firmly believe that furry friends need a vacation just like the rest of us! Follow this guide to discover the wealth of enjoyment that will be had when you embark on a floof-friendly adventure to Boone. Scroll to the bottom of this page to find a…

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Boone Hikes for Every Season

With a new year comes new adventures! Now is the perfect time to kick-start those resolutions and explore some of the best trails in Boone and the surrounding area. With over 100 trails nearby, it can be hard to narrow down those bucket-list-worthy hikes. That’s why we’ve identified three different…

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8 Awesome Disc Golf Courses near Boone

Cover photo courtesy of Sam Dean Photography. Disc Golf is a laid-back outdoor activity that has been steadily growing in popularity and is enjoyed by folks of all ages. Similar to traditional golf, the sport is played on a course with 18 targets, known as baskets, with the goal of completing each…

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Bike to Boone's Brews

Biking + Beers + Boone = The Perfect Summer Adventure With the nationwide explosion of craft brewing, North Carolina has become home to the largest number of craft breweries in the American South. This beer revolution made its way to Boone in 2013 when Appalachian Mountain Brewery first opened its…

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A Historic Walking Tour of Downtown Boone

The town of Boone is steeped in early American history. The year 2022 marks 150 years since Boone was incorporated, but the Blue Ridge Mountains in this area have been captivating visitors for several hundred more than that, at least. Daniel Boone spent his early life exploring the North Carolina…

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The Eco-conscious Travelers' Guide to Boone

The raw beauty of the outdoors and endless adventures around Boone tend to attract lovers of awe-inspiring outdoor expeditions. No matter if you are a seasoned outdoors person seeking out adventure everywhere, or are newly falling in love with sights and sounds of nature, Boone delivers. Much of the…

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Community Guidelines

Introduction Explore Boone’s website, blog, and social media accounts are intended to be a space to share, discuss and discover helpful or interesting information about the Boone area, as well as connect travelers and cultivate experiences from folks who have visited the area. We want everyone to be…

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Cam's Awe Inspiring Bucket List for Boone

Cover Photo by Hugh Morton | Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation Camerun Peoples, Appalachian State University's former star running back who is now signed with the Carolina Panthers, had to make the most of his very limited time off during his four years in Boone. That's why Cam wants…

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