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 […]

Best Fall Festivals in the NC mountains!

The high country is home to a variety of colorful fall festivals. Each year we look forward to two special events: the Valle Country Fair and the Woolly Worm Festival. The hard part is choosing which festival to attend! Both fall festivals happen at the same time every year, and this year they’re both happening […]

Don’t go chasing waterfalls…

…well, here in North Carolina we beg to differ! Waterfalls are some of nature’s most beautiful phenomenons. No two falls are alike, and in these North Carolina mountains we’ve certainly got our fair share of breathtaking falls. You don’t have to travel far from the Horton to find a beautiful waterfall. Waterfall hunting is great […]

Epic climbs and scenic views: bike the high country

It’s my favorite time of year, there’s no doubt about it. Last Friday was the summer solstice, and I spent the evening relaxing on our rooftop lounge, soaking up the light with both old and new friends alike. On my way into work on Saturday morning, I drove past a group of people setting up […]

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