Top 4 Trails to Hike near Boone, NC

Hike Boone NC

March means warmer weather is upon us…while chilly days are still lingering in the NC mountains. The beginning of springtime is the best time to break out of hibernation and discover the outdoors.What better way to get outside than to plan a hike near Boone, NC? We’ve put together the top 4 trails to hike […]

St. Patrick’s Day Facts, Tips, and Recipes

Irish Soda Bread

St. Patrick’s Day has a way of bringing out the Irish in everyone! It’s a widely celebrated holiday, a reason for sipping green beer perhaps, munching on Irish Soda Bread, and enjoying Irish coffees…Ultimately, it’s a day to recognize St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. He was actually British born believe it or not. […]

Don’t Miss these Wineries & Vineyards near Boone, NC

North Carolina has a lot of things to boast, one of those being the vast production of wine. If you’re a ‘wino’ then North Carolina is your paradise! It is home to over 525 Vineyards and 185 Wineries and is ranked 11th in the US for wine production. Along with being one of todays nations […]

Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in 2021

Valentine's Day

Let’s face it, Valentine’s Day in 2021 may not be spent in the traditional way. Use this year to try something new, and don’t let the day go by without doing a little something to recognize your loved one…whether its your partner, your best bud, your gal-friend, or even your pup! Love is always worth […]

Things to do in Boone, NC in the rain

Boone NC driving

Top Things to do in Boone, NC in the Rain The High Country weather can be unpredictable at times. What makes it so exciting is you often get days where you have several weather patterns all in one day. Did you know that Boone, NC is truly in a temperate rainforest? On average, Boone can get […]

Boone and The Horton by Deedee Knows

Traveler, blogger, trend-setter, adventurer: Deedee explores Boone and The Horton Guest blogger: Deedee says… If you’re a North Carolinian, you know about the High Country. At the heart of the High Country is a little mountain town called Boone. I guess you could say Boone, NC has a piece of my heart. I grew up […]

Ski Mountains near Boone; Ski & Stay at The Horton

Skiing

Do you live on the east coast and love winter activities but don’t have the time to head out west? Well, the ski mountains near Boone, NC are meant for you. In the summer, the High Country is known for its mountainous golf courses, adventurous hikes dotting the Appalachian Trail, and the Blue Ridge Parkway […]

Pet Travel during COVID-19

Many have been cooped up at home with their pets more than ever during these times of quarantine and social distancing. Pups and people alike are longing for a little change of scenery. Therefore, pup owners are on the search for safe and friendly accommodations. COVID-19 affects pet-friendly travel arrangements in many ways. Most of […]

Road Trips are a big hit following COVID-19

road trips

Hospitality Industry says Road Trips are on the Rise Tourism and hospitality experts expect travelers to take to the road to get where they want to go, as restrictions are slowly lifting throughout the nation. Avoiding airlines and airports will likely be a priority for many travelers. Many will be in a cautious state of […]

Downsize Weddings and Private Events: Trending

I know many people are scrambling to rethink and re-plan their special occasions and weddings due to the coronavirus crisis. There is a new need for more budget-friendly smaller gatherings. Don’t stress…the key to simplifying this whole re-planning process is finding a venue that will assist you with most or all of your details. Smaller […]