Plan Your Trip To Boone, North Carolina

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Things To See, Do & Eat in Boone

Boone is the largest town located in the High Country of North Carolina set in the Blue Ridge Mountains.  It has an array of outdoor and unique activities to choose from.  See below for our list of suggestions and favorites!

Scenic Drives, Hiking Trails & Adventure!

Outdoor Activities

  • Boone Greenway TrailThis paved and gravel trail follows the edge of the New River.  It’s fully accessible and great for walking, running, biking, wheelchairs, strollers and hikers.
  • Tweetsie Railroad: This wild west theme park is great if you’re looking for family fun. It includes a 3 mile train adventure on historic locomotives, amusement rides, gold panning and more.
  • Sugar Mountain Ski Resort: This winter and summer ski resort has an activity for everyone in your group whether it be skiing, snowshoeing, hiking or mountain biking.
  • Appalachian Ski Mountain: If you’re visiting during the winter we highly recommend visiting the mountain for some skiing, snowboarding or ice skating.
  • Moses H. Cone Memorial Park: Located at Mile Post 294 is the Summer Home of Moses and Bertha Cone.  Tour this Flat Top Manor and estate while learning about the history of this textile magnate.
  • High Gravity Ziplining: If you’re looking for adventure be sure try ziplining, aerial adventure park walk or the giant 3 person swing. 
  • Mountain Bound Fly Guides: Boone has miles of pristine rivers and streams and a great place to fly fish.

Fun for Everyone

Indoor Activities

  • Mast General Store: Visit the classic American mercantile.  This old country store is considered a historic site and is full of unique and interesting merchandise.
  • Mystery Hill: A fun attraction for all groups with optical illusions at the Natural Gravitational Anomaly, learn about science, hang out in a bubble, try axe throwing or test out your bull riding skills.
  • Doc’s Rocks Gem Mine: An Appalachian Mountain based gemstone mining operation with a fossil museum and a dinosaur themed 9 hole mini putt. 
  • Radiant Well Being: If you’re looking to relax, visit the salt therapy room or book a massage.

Deliciousness on every corner

Food & Drink

  • Appalachia Cookie Company: Voted one of the top 10 cookies in the USA.  Their cookies are to die for with many fun flavors. 
  • Appalachian Mountain Brewery: Great selection of local beer and cider plus a pub.
  • Lost Province Brewery: Great micro-brewery and gastropub located in downtown Boone. 
  • Coyote Kitchen: Delicious southwest Caribbean soul food.
  • Linville Falls Winery: 40 acre vineyard set in the hills of the Blue Ridge Parkway.  Try a wine tasting and enjoy food at one of the rotating food trucks.
  • The BeaconLocated next to the Water Wheel on Highway 10 the Beacon serves amazing food made from regional ingredients, natural wines & hand crafted cocktails.
  • Betty’s BiscuitsBest buttermilk biscuits in town! 
  • Hatchett CoffeeGreat coffee shop that roasts their own beans.
  • The Pedalin’ Pig BBQDelicious slow roasting BBQ with locally sourced meats smoke over hickory hardwoods.
Bar with bar stools and high top tables, lots of decorations and string lights above at the Appalachian Mountain Brewery in Boone, North Carolina