Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Boone, NC

St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated in Boone, North Carolina, like in many other parts of the United States. There are several events and activities in and around Boone that locals and visitors can participate in during this holiday. One of the most popular events is the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, held in downtown Boone. […]

Experience Shopping in Boone, NC

Boone, North Carolina has a variety of shopping options, from boutique stores to larger shopping centers. Here are some of the best places to shop in Boone: These are just a few of the many shopping options in Boone, North Carolina. Whether you’re looking for unique gifts, outdoor gear, or familiar brands, you’re sure to […]

Top 4 Trails to Hike near Boone, NC

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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 […]

Things to do in Boone, NC in the rain

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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 […]

Road Trips are a big hit following COVID-19

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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 […]

Might be Rethinking your Wedding because of Coronavirus

With the recent pandemic continuing to alter each section of our economy and forcing many people around the world to change their daily lives, many are also making new decisions about upcoming big events, including weddings. The Horton Hotel had just unveiled their brand new Micro-Wedding and Elopement offerings just weeks prior to the hit […]

Saint Patrick’s Day in Downtown Boone, NC

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Looking for something to do for Saint Patrick’s Day? Plan a green-themed getaway of course. People either love Saint Patrick’s Day, or they don’t seem to think twice about it at all. If you’re of the latter group, we’d like to encourage you to think again about this special, spirited holiday. After all, our small […]

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 in downtown Boone but just didn’t know where to do it, we’ve got you covered. […]