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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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Mountain-to-Sea Trail Day Hikes

Embark on an unforgettable journey through Boone's High Country along North Carolina's iconic Mountains-to-Sea Trail (MST). Spanning over 900 miles from the Smoky Mountains to the North Carolina coast, the MST is a nature-rich trail that showcases the rugged beauty of the region. Segment 5, an…

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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 you will have when you embark on a floof-friendly adventure to Boone. Scroll down to find a list of off-leash dog…

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5 Scenic Drives in the Boone Area for Fall

Finding the perfect views to catch peak foliage in the Boone area is easy. These scenic drives will help you decide on the best places to see nature's display. Blue Ridge Parkway Along "America's Favorite Drive" in N.C.'s northern Blue Ridge Mountains, you'll experience both the region's early…

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Unique Ways to View Fall Color

Find plenty of outdoor adventures in Boone, NC to help you soak up the striking scenes of the season. Admire the Sights on a Scenic Lift Ride While Boone is considered the Ski Capital of the South, the fun can begin at nearby ski resorts well before winter. Chairlift rides offer some of the most…

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Boone's Fall Bucket List

The air is crisp, the views are awe-inspiring, and the leaf color is stunning – welcome to autumn in the Boone area! Due to the range of elevations nearby, visitors are treated to a cascading canvas of vibrant hues that last for weeks; from the mile-high peaks at Beech and Grandfather to the…

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Boone's Best Pumpkin Farms and Corn Mazes

Fall is here, and these farms and attractions are the Boone area's very best. It's that time of year, and certainly a favorite, to deck out family domains with the fruits of the season. As soon as you detect fall in the air, get outside for the day, find the cheekiest jack-o-lantern, get lost in a…

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Boone's Ageless Fun: Top Adventures for Seniors

Nestled in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains, Boone beckons senior travelers with an array of enriching experiences perfectly tailored to seasoned visitors. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of garden tours and greenway walks, where nature's wonders are easily accessible. Stroll down memory…

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First Timers' Guide to Boone, NC

Known as the Heart of the High Country, Boone is perfectly positioned to offer endless mountain adventures and awe-inspiring experiences just a short drive (or hike) away from your accommodations. We know it can be a daunting task to decide on things to do, so here it is – the must-do guide for your…

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