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Preservation Pro Tips with Dr. Ray Russell

Explore Boone had the opportunity to sit down with Dr. Ray Russell of Ray’s Weather Center, home of the most reliable weather forecast in the High Country, to talk to him about his love of trail running in the Boone area. He recommends when and where to go when visiting the area, and how the unique…

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Preservation Pro Tips with Kelly McCoy

Explore Boone sat down with Kelly McCoy of RiverGirl Fishing Company to find out how she practices the 7 Leave No Trace principles in her daily life as a fly fishing, kayak, canoe, and tubing outfitter. She also offers helpful tips for getting on the river in the High Country, the best time of year…

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A Historic Walking Tour of Downtown Boone

The town of Boone is steeped in early American history. The year 2022 marks 150 years since Boone was incorporated, but the Blue Ridge Mountains in this area have been captivating visitors for several hundred more than that, at least. Daniel Boone spent his early life exploring the North Carolina…

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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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