Ski & Tree in the Boone Area!
Colder Weather on the Way—
Come Up for a Pre-Holiday Weekend
Ski season has started. And a classic Choose-and-Cut Christmas Tree is waiting for your family. Click for the 2013 tree farm guide. Then book your accommodations.
Sugar Mountain, Appalachian Ski Mtn. and Beech Mountain are all open for skiing and ice skating. Come up for a Christmas Tree—and ski!
Christmas Tree Weekend Alert—Click On Our Calendar!
Celebrate Ski Season—12/13-15 with SugarFest at Sugar Mountain. Click our events. Explore your accommodations options!
Shop the Boone Area—Christmas shopping is underway in the Boone Area. You can browse a 130-year old country store and a modern outlet mall on the same day. Click the Boone Area Buyer's Guide for authentically local products, including artisanal agriculture.
View the Video—Choose-and-cut your Christmas Tree in the High Country!
The clearest time of year is here. Savor the stark beauty of scenic vistas that seem to stretch on forever. Or try almost-secret backroad rambles.
Early winter's a great time to escape with friends, family—even Fido and Fluffy. Book your choice Boone Area accommodations. Plan your visit—click the brand new 2014 Boone Area Visitor's Guide.
Just Relax—Chill at High Country spas—including a Travel & Leisure magazine award-winner. Tour Boone Area wineries and toast prize-winning vintages. Cuddle up for some romantic quality time. Valentine's Day will be here before you know it. Make it a ski weekend.
Events are Everywhere—Come up for culture with Appalachian State University's Performing Arts Series . See Turchin Center's new exhibit—Photographs by Hugh Morton: An Uncommon Retrospective (through January 25th).
World-class Attractions—Drive to the top of Grandfather Mountain—even in winter. Head underground at Linville Caverns. Explore our family fun itinerary.
It's Great in Our Outdoors—
Winter's crystal clear views are the perfect backdrop to outdoor activities of all kinds. Bike the trails of Rocky Knob. Boone's new mountain bike park is making news. Rocky Knob has a brand-new beginner pump track. Wander to a frozen waterfall. Really get your vacation off the ground—soar a zip-line—they're popular in winter too!
Your "Room" Is Waiting Plan—then check-in to cozy Boone Area accommodations. You'll find Cabins, Cottages & Condos, picturesque Bed & Breakfast Inns, luxurious Resorts & Spas, and Hotels & Motels. There are also Campgrounds and Retreats & Conference Centers. All Boone Area accommodations are close to towns, attractions, even trails.
Talk about close. The High Country is nearby—and nearly perfect for early winter and Holiday fun!
Click the Webcam above for a view of downtown Boone.
Put the Boone Area at your fingertips—flip through our brand-new 2014 Visitor's Guide.
Local Events from the Boone Area
The Boone Area is the perfect place to savor the most popular unit of the National Park System. Explore the Blue Ridge Parkway!