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boone nc fall colors
Boone Fall Colors

Fall Color Festival Guide: Boone 2022

The Boone NC Fall Color & Festival Guide 2022 highlights when to visit to see the best fall leaf color, best fall hikes and Blue Ridge Parkway overlooks, and fall festivals, corn mazes and apple picking not to be missed! 

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Levi Ives

Destination: Valle Crucis

The name of the town is Latin for “Vale of the Cross,” a reference to a valley in the area where three streams converge to form a shape similar to an archbishop’s cross.

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Photo Courtesy of Chetola Resort
fishing in high country

Fly Fishing

Anglers from all over seek out the High Country’s waterways. These rivers and streams are home to a variety of fish, including several types of trout, that make for a great catch and tasty meal.

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Banner Elk Activities

Destination: Banner Elk

One step into downtown Banner Elk and the resort town makes you feel at home. This charming, one-stoplight mountain oasis welcomes visitors with a promise of a stress-free getaway.

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A Day in Blowing Rock

Images and editorial supplied by Blowing Rock TDA The streets of Blowing Rock are storybook sweet, with quaint boutiques, independent restaurants, art galleries and antique

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