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About BooneNamed 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 Centers Watauga County TDA 815 W. King St., Suite 10 Boone, NC 28607. Phone:(828)266-1345

ShoppingMast 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.

Things to Do Daniel Boone Native Gardens

Grandfather Mountain see Blue Ridge Parkway

“Horn In the West”

Recreational Activities

White-water Rafting Wahoo's Adventures-Boone Main Office

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Boone, NC

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Courtyard by Marriott Boone

1050 Hwy 105. Boone, NC 28607

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Hampton Inn & Suites Boone

1252 US Hwy 421 S. Boone, NC 28607

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Sleep Inn

163 Hwy 105 Ext. Boone, NC 28607

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Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott-Boone

2060 Blowing Rock Rd. Boone, NC 28607

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