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5 Scenic Drives in the Boone Area for Fall

Photo by Skip Sickler | Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation Finding the perfect views to catch peak foliage in the Boone Area is easy. These scenic drives below will help you choose the best places to see nature's display. Blue Ridge Parkway -- Along "America's Favorite Drive" in N.C.'s…

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10 Ways to Find Frugal Fun in Boone, N.C.

Let's face it: vacations can thin out your wallet. The trick to stretching your dollars and maximizing your family's fun is to intersperse some exciting yet budget-friendly excursions between those outings to major attractions. Here are 10 ideas for doing just that around Boone. • Hike a Blue Ridge…

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Things to Do in the Boone Area this Weekend, June 29-July 1

Wayne Henderson | Photo credit: Monty Combs -- Boone and the High Country are kicking off the Independence Day festivities this weekend and throughout the week of July 1st through the 7th. Find your "peak" of enjoyment with a climb up Sugar Mountain, a decades-old party and some of the best barbecue…

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Things to Do in the Boone Area This Weekend, June 22-24

s a university town, the Boone area is a haven of the arts, and the start of summer brings a calendar full of theater productions, art workshops, and exhibits, as well as local and visiting musicians. This weekend, catch a show, learn a new art skill, or take in a visiting exhibit. Local food livens…

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Things to Do in the Boone Area This Weekend, June 15-17

Celebrate Dads and family getaways with a visit to the High Country of N.C. this weekend. Enjoy free concerts, festivals, premier music acts, children's musicals and more! Plan your weekend in Boone by visiting our attractions and lodging pages. And, visit our calendar of events to search for events…

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An Appalachian Summer Festival Announces 34th Season Lineup

Kristin Chenoweth, Rhiannon Giddens, I'm With Her, Kool & The Gang and more! Appalachian State University's Office of Arts and Cultural Programs will showcase a stellar lineup of music, dance and theatre performances, art exhibits, workshops, films, talks and other special events during the 34th…

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Things to Do in Boone This Weekend, March 16-18, 2018

St. Patrick's Day weekend in Boone offers an abundance of events and activities to bring out the Irish in you. Winter continues on the slopes while spring makes its debut in the valleys. Here is an outline of special events, with a plethora of nightlife listed at the end. You're in luck! Golden…

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Things to Do in the Boone Area this Weekend, Jan. 25-28

This week in the Boone area, Chetola's Festival of Lights continues and becomes the backdrop for the four-day Blowing Rock Winterfest in the village of Blowing Rock. Concurrently, the 50th Anniversary of Beech Mountain Resort will take place at the highest ski area in eastern America. Blowing Rock…

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