A lifestyle blog from the Horton Hotel & Rooftop Lounge. Read on to to learn about good housekeeping, design and decor, wellness, and more. Have suggestions for us? Please submit them!

Social Distancing while Supporting Small Business

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What a few weeks it has been...the Coronavirus outbreak has had a trickle down affect that none of us were prepared for. Social distancing is proving to be tough for many. Small businesses across the nation are suffering in unimaginable…

COVID-19 Travel Advisory

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We are making every effort possible to keep our guests informed during these unforeseen circumstances related to coronavirus (COVID-19). Our highest priority is the wellbeing of our guests, our community, and our staff. As of Thursday, March…

COVID-19 Statement

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Dear Patrons, I wanted this message to be all about exploring the high country, the area I have grown to love and the places I believe are special, but it turns out I need to be patient and save those tidbits for another time. We are all…

A micro-wedding in downtown Boone?! Yes, please.

We’ve got big news that we’re excited to share with ya’ll. Are you ready? After much consideration, we’ve decided that YES, we will be offering up our space at the Horton for micro-weddings! If you’ve ever dreamed about getting married…

Holiday decorating tips: get festive the Horton way!

Decorating for the holidays can seem daunting. Either decorating is your thing or it isn’t. Perhaps you’ve already decked the halls in preparation for the season. Maybe you’re looking to add a few perfect finishing touches. Or maybe you’re…

Happy howlidays: here’s why you should book a dog friendly hotel room!

Naughty or nice? Even if Fido made the naughty list, don’t leave him behind. Let’s face it, our pups really are part of the family, and the holidays just aren’t the same without man’s best friend. Whether you’re planning on traveling…

A quick guide to holiday shopping in Boone & Blowing Rock 

Looking for the perfect gift? Well, look no further. Downtown Boone and the neighboring village of Blowing Rock, NC have you covered. Both towns are full of unique boutiques offering special handpicked and even handmade items. You’re sure…

Romantic pre-holiday getaway: 5 ways to make your trip extra special!

Thanksgiving is Thursday, and I just can’t believe it. It’s like time ceases to exist from Halloween through the end of year. It flies by so quickly! I love the holidays, but they can be a bit stressful sometimes. I’m a huge advocate of…

Health benefits of taking a vacation before the holidays

Now that Halloween is over, the rest of the year always seems to fly by. We’ve officially entered the holiday season. Well, that’s debatable, but it’s safe to say you’ll start seeing festive decorations from November 1st through the…

Travel tips: plan your perfect mountain getaway

Planning a trip can be stressful. When I travel, I find myself wanting to squeeze in as much as possible. There’s just so much exploring to do...and I want to do it all! Let’s be realistic, that’s not always possible. So how do you make…