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road trips

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…

Might be Rethinking your Wedding because of Coronavirus

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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…
st patricks day in boone

Saint Patrick’s Day in Downtown Boone, NC

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…

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…
beer pairing

Craft beer and cheese pairing? Plus chocolate? Yes, please.

What’s not to love? We’ve got a delightful event coming up that we just know you’ll enjoy. We’re partnering with Lost Province, Cheney Brothers, and Boone Chocolat to bring you a one of a kind craft beer, cheese, and chocolate pairing…

Downtown Boone’s first boutique hotel turns one: cheers to the Horton’s first year.

Some days it feels like it happened just yesterday. Some days it feels like it happened decades ago. But in reality, a year ago today we were running around like crazy trying to get everything in order to open our doors for the very first time,…
valentine's day getaway

Your perfect Valentine’s Day getaway in Boone NC

Looking to plan the perfect Valentine’s Day getaway in Boone, NC? Look no further, because we’ve got you covered. Valentine’s Day is on a Friday this year, so that means the festivities are going on all weekend. There are plenty of things…
horton slumber party

The Horton Hotel presents: a brief history of the speakeasy

The onset of 2020 has me thinking about the infamous speakeasies of the roaring ‘20s. There’s just something about the glitz and glam of that era that leave me with such a nostalgic feeling. I mean just to be there, right?! When we were…
North Carolina liquors

North Carolina liquors & why we love them.

Local first! It’s all you seem to hear these days and for good reason, too. The local first movement has grown and grown over the past decade, and in addition to eating local foods, the movement now encompasses supporting local retailers,…
horton slumber party

Host your very own grown up slumber party… or come to the Horton slumber party instead!

It’s becoming a bit of a tradition here at the Horton Hotel & Rooftop Lounge to host our very own grown up slumber party. We did it last year and had an absolute blast. So many locals came out, and it really was a special and fun time.…