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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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An Appalachian Summer Festival Presents...

The entire family can find something to enjoy at Appalachian State University’s Summer Festival, with a buzzworthy and diverse lineup of performers for its 38th season. This monthlong whirlwind features the best in music, dance, theatre, visual arts, and film programming and is one of the nation’s…

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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. Buzzing bees, butterflies, and chirping birdsong always accompany the blooms' return…

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Wineries & Waterfalls

A Three-Day, Photo-Worthy Adventure Through the Appalachian High Country AVA With the Appalachian High Country officially becoming part of the American Viticultural Association in 2016, our area's award-winning wineries have become a must-do for any oenophile looking to experience the unique taste…

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Wade into a New Spring Adventure

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 current that becomes a reliable…

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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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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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A Romantic Winter Getaway in Boone, NC

Rekindle Your Relationship in the Heart of the High Country Be it Valentine’s Day or just a well-deserved retreat from your day-to-day routine, Boone is the perfect place to sweep your loved one off their feet. Our charming mountain town is a sublime setting for romance any time of the year, but the…

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Winter Family Fun Guide

Dive into Winter Wonder Layer up and don't forget to pack ski bibs or snow pants for your Boone vacation, because wintery amusements are waiting. One of the best ways to stay warm on a cold winter day is to get moving! There's endless exciting ways for families to do just that near Boone. While…

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