For travelers looking for small-town charm with unmatched outdoor adventures and a comfortable hotel, Boone, North Carolina is the place to go. Nestled quietly in the Appalachian Mountains, the sport's events, theme parks, and outdoor mountain activities offer experiences that are far from mundane. Hotels in Boone range from budget motels to family-friendly suites to restful woodsy vacation cabin rentals and mountain resorts.
Grab breakfast from the Boone Bagelry and catch a home cooked meal at the Red Onion Cafe later in the day. The Town Tavern is a great place to unwind from the day’s activities and catch a ball game on television.
Shopping opportunities for visitors of Boone hotels include The Wildcat Flea Market, open on the weekends, as is the Wilcox Emporium Warehouse for unique shopping experiences.
The city hosts an annual outdoor theater production called Horn in the West, a reenactment of the life of early American settlers. Guests at Boone hotels can also head to Tweetsie Railroad for a day in the wild west.
Get out for a drive down the scenic highway, the Blue Ridge Parkway, which weaves through the Appalachian Mountains or raft down the Watauga River.
Appalachian State University has been named among the nation's best colleges by many publications. While waiting for a Mountaineers game to start, take a walking tour of the 1300-acre campus.