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Food Truck Favorites in Boone

Did you know there are over 47,000 food trucks across the US? In fact, IBISWorld reported that the industry has grown 15.8% per year on average over the five years between 2018 and 2023. The far northwest corner of North Carolina hasn't missed out on this street food revolution, as visitors can…

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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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Up and At 'Em: Boone's Coffee Culture

In a town known for its outdoor adventures and state university, it's no surprise that the caffeine scene is robust. What is surprising is the sheer number of craft coffee roasters within the town's six square miles, each with its own atmosphere and story. Add in the coffee shops and a unique java…

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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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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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Celebrate Fall Harvest in a Foodie Haven

Header photo by Michelle Lyerly. Savor the flavors of fall at one of Boone's best dining spots. Start with small plates and cocktails at The Horton Hotel & Rooftop Lounge in downtown Boone. Booneshine Brewery's specialty smoked meats go perfectly with seasonal craft beer. Carb-load at Basil's Deli…

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