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Description
Named after Daniel Boone, who had a cabin in the area in the 1760s, the city is high atop the Blue Ridge Mountains and is home to 18,000 students attending Appalachian State University. Boone is at the intersection of two scenic highways: A scenic portion of US 321 runs west across the Tennessee border, and a scenic portion of US 421 runs east to Winston-Salem.
Popular ski areas are nearby, including Beech Mountain, Appalachian Ski Mountain and Sugar Mountain.
Visitor Info
Watauga County TDA 815 W. King St., Suite 10 BOONE, NC 28607. Phone:(828)266-1345
Shopping
Mast General Store, 630 W. King St., operates out of a 1913 building and is stocked with everything from cast-iron cookware and Amish rockers to boots and outdoor clothing.
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Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott-Boone
2060 Blowing Rock Rd. Boone, NC 28607
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Sleep Inn
163 Hwy 105 Ext. Boone, NC 28607
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Country Inn & Suites By Carlson
818 E King St (Hwy 421). Boone, NC 28607
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Courtyard by Marriott
1050 Hwy 105. Boone, NC 28607
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