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 […]

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 […]

This one’s for the dogs: tales of the pups who’ve stolen our hearts

At the Horton Hotel, we love dogs. All dogs. Shelter dogs, purebred dogs, rescue dogs, both large and small dogs. We welcome them all! Dogs traveling with their humans even have their own entire floor at the Horton Hotel. They get their own special welcome bag too, courtesy of our locally owned and operated pet […]

3 Winter Skincare Tips

How to take care of your skin when you travel! We know a thing or two about cold winter weather here in Boone, North Carolina. To be honest, I really enjoy our cold winters. I love bundling up, getting cozy by a fire, and taking long winter hikes. Let’s not forget the countless, beautiful winter […]

Get the most out of Small Business Saturday in downtown Boone

Black Friday: for many people those two words conjure up chaotic images of retail mayhem in big box stores and shopping malls alike. It can get crazy out there this time of year! How ironic is it that Black Friday falls right after Thanksgiving, the one holiday where we’re supposed to focus on being grateful […]

Thanksgiving-inspired Cocktails and Appetizers

‘Tis the season for gratitude! Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and we’ve been thinking about all the things we’re thankful for at the Horton Hotel & Rooftop Lounge. Truth be told, there’s a lot to be grateful for, but we’re most thankful for our dedicated team. Where would we be without one another?! From […]

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