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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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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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Arrange A Romantic Rendezvous in Boone

Set the mood for your Blue Ridge mountain getaway with these five 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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Your Summer Bucket List in the Boone Area

As the weather begins to warm across the state, Boone's pleasant, high-elevation climate provides some of the Southeast's coolest temperatures. When the rest of North Carolina's average highs reach a sweltering 91ºF, the Boone area offers a welcome reprieve with average highs around 78ºF. This…

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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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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

Take a stroll through downtown Boone's fascinating past, including landmarks from Daniel Boone's time in the area, the site of a quick and deadly Civil War skirmish, and one of the oldest surviving African American communities in Western North Carolina. See a performance at an art-deco theatre built…

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