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. […]

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 […]

The Horton Hotel Holiday Gift Guide

When December rolls around, a sense of excitement always seems to fill the air. It could be due to the holiday decorations being perfectly placed on the light posts lining your hometown streets, the Christmas commercials that begin crossing your television screen, or gathering your family to go pick out the “perfect’ Christmas tree. There […]

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 […]

Bachelorette Party in Boone, NC

Your best girl is getting hitched and is dreaming of the perfect getaway for her and all of her best friends to celebrate. Wondering where to visit? Boone is the gem of all college towns. It is set in the heart of Appalachia, where most come for the fresh air and mountain views only to […]

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 […]

Hotels Enhance Clean & Safe Practices Amid COVID-19: Learn from the Industry

Cleaning

Globally, Hotels are Adopting New Ways to be Clean & Safe during COVID-19 In response to the coronavirus pandemic, hotels around the world are developing brand new cleaning protocols and adjusting their services to reassure guests. Yet, there is still a desire to offer a setting that is comfortable and inviting. The balance between sanitized […]