Dining & Attractions


October is prime time to enjoy the outdoors in the High Country!  There are a number of festivals, great places to eat, and great views of the leaves turning to their fall colors.  While you are up in Boone, stay awhile and enjoy a number of outstanding things to do in the High Country. 

High Country Fall Guide

The beautiful autumn leaf color makes the NC High Country a destination in the fall. With widespread views from the Blue Ridge Parkway and backroad scenic routes, you are sure to catch a colorful sight. The NC Mountains are also know for fall festivals, live music and all things Halloween!

High Country Fall Guide

Enjoy a Nature Walk

There are a large variety of trails on and off the Blue Ridge Parkway just waiting to be explored. No matter your skill level, there is a hike for you ranging from less than a mile to over 9 miles.  

Explore Boone Trails

Eat Local

Enjoy a dining experience from many local Boone restaurants. Whether you want a little taste of home southern cooking or Thai food, there are plenty of options to choose from.

Local Boone Restaraunts

Experience the Blue Ridge Parkway

Stop by the Moses Cone Manor, Price Lake and Linn Cove Viaduct, all of which are within 20 minutes of Boone.

Explore the Blue Ridge Parkway