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The Boone Blog

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Hope Thingelstad

Watauga County and Boone Tourism Development Authorities | (828) 266-1345 ext. 201

Arrange A Romantic Rendezvous in Boone

Set the mood for your blue ridge mountain getaway with these six date night ideas 1. Venture Chocolate and Wine Followed by a Show Boone’s newest downtown watering hole is a great place to get cozy with your loved one. Venture Chocolate + Wine Co. has a huge selection of chocolates, handcrafted…

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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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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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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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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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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 are endless exciting ways for families to do just that near Boone. While…

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Exploring Boone with Four-Legged Friends

After spending the past year staying safe, socially distancing, and only travelling when necessary, the anticipation of leisure vacationing is at an all-time high! No one wants to leave their beloved pet behind on family vacations, so we thought we would highlight some of the best pet-friendly…

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