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Things to Do in the Boone Area This Weekend, August 22-25

Welcome to our Back-To-School weekend edition! For weeks, you've been shopping for supplies and getting ready for the return to school. By now, you or your student may have even spent a week back in school, meeting new teachers and a whole lot of new friends. Celebrate with some cooler temps and…

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5 Scenic Drives in the Boone Area for Fall

Photo by Skip Sickler | Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation Finding the perfect views to catch peak foliage in the Boone Area is easy. These scenic drives below will help you choose the best places to see nature's display. Blue Ridge Parkway -- Along "America's Favorite Drive" in N.C.'s…

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10 Ways to Find Frugal Fun in Boone, N.C.

Let's face it: vacations can thin out your wallet. The trick to stretching your dollars and maximizing your family's fun is to intersperse some exciting yet budget-friendly excursions between those outings to major attractions. Here are 10 ideas for doing just that around Boone. • Hike a Blue Ridge…

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Things to Do in the Boone Area this Weekend, June 29-July 1

Wayne Henderson | Photo credit: Monty Combs -- Boone and the High Country are kicking off the Independence Day festivities this weekend and throughout the week of July 1st through the 7th. Find your "peak" of enjoyment with a climb up Sugar Mountain, a decades-old party and some of the best barbecue…

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