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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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