Year-Round Excitement in the High Country
Beneath majestic mountains, on a picture-perfect landscape, adventure awaits. No matter what season, a vacation in the High Country promises a year-round outdoor playground with an assortment of activities. You are sure to find both rustic and relaxed... More
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Recognized as an Ultimate Outdoor Adventure Destination in the Southeast
With its mountain flair, Boone is affectionately known as the “Heart of the High Country.”
Home to Appalachian State University, named one... More
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Escape, Unwind, Indulge in this Friendly Resort Town
Banner Elk is a popular getaway in the North Carolina High Country that blends small town relaxation with the amenities of a larger city.
Within 15 minutes of the town’s lone... More
Activities for Adventurers and Thrill Seekers
A lot of people look to the High Country as a place to relax and unwind, and it’s certainly an ideal location for kicking back. However, others are born with a yearning for adventure, and it’s these people who look to the High Country as a place... More
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The streets of Blowing Rock are storybook sweet, with quaint boutiques, independent restaurants, art galleries and antique stores tucked into a small mountain village. Parks, lush gardens and sweeping views give the town an almost magical feel.... More
Ways to Support Area Businesses during Coronavirus
Coronavirus, or COVID-19, has caused a massive change in our everyday lives, from social distancing to stay-at-home orders. While we may not be able to visit all of our favorite businesses in the High Country at this time, there are ways that... More
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Visit The Jones House Community Center in Boone
When you visit Boone, take some time to immerse yourself in the area’s culture and history by visiting The Jones House.
The Jones House History
The Jones House was the family home of Dr. John Walter Jones...
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The personality of the High Country is infused in every aspect of life here, and it’s no different with the wines, brews and spirits produced in this region. Maybe it’s the rich mountain soil, creating high quality varietals and grains. Or maybe...
Know Before You Go on a Ski Trip near Boone
Surrounded by beautiful mountain ranges, Boone, North Carolina is a fantastic place for a ski getaway. Boone is in close proximity to several of the area’s best ski and winter sport destinations. The charming mountain town is filled with area...
Your Guide to Whitewater Rafting in the High Country
There are so many opportunities for adventure when you visit North Carolina’s High Country. Zipline through the forest treetops, hike the natural terrain or partake in an adventure on the water. In the High Country,...
Hiking Boone’s Greenway Trail
Boone offers so much when it comes to outdoor exploration. From hiking and mountain biking to braving the river rapids or fishing on a scenic stream, there’s so much to choose from. For hiking specifically, Boone has plenty of trails to challenge...
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Experience Boone’s Winter Festivities
Boone is a year-round destination for travelers of all ages and interests. From viewing the holiday lights in town to partaking in the winter events at some of your favorite Boone attractions, there’s so much to...
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Day or night, ages 4 to 99, Sky Valley Zip Tours has a canopy adventure for you!
Since 2012, Sky Valley Zip Tours has been delighting High Country visitors with unforgettable mountain zip line experiences. Easily accessible...