An Insider’s Guide to the Best of Boone

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The Best of Boone

An Insider’s Guide to enjoying Boone’s outdoor lifestyle in good company.

The Profile Trail at Grandfather Mountain

The Profile Trail to Calloway Peak is a 7-mile hike that features rugged terrain in some places, yet also boasts incredible mountain vistas.

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Kolin Toney

Stick Boy Bread Company

Every town needs a bakery like Stick Boy Bread Company—an old world European-style bakery with fresh breads, delectable sweets, and great coffee.

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Amanda Widis

Hob Nob Farm Cafe

Hob Nob Farm Café celebrates the bounty of the Appalachians by creating delicious and colorful dishes with fresh, local ingredients.

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Nova Nelson

The Watauga County Farmers Market

The Watauga County Farmers Market is a mosaic of colors, textures, and tastes that perfectly captures the essence of Appalachia in bloom.

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Tori Cox

Espresso News

Tucked in a back alley of Boone, Espresso News seems to have struck the balance between small town friendliness and hipster counterculture.

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Melina Coogan

Appalachian Voices

Appalachian Voices was founded in 1997 with a goal of protecting the land, air, and water of Central and Southern Appalachia.

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Appalachian Summer Music Festival

The Appalachian Summer Music Festival in Boone, North Carolina is a vibrant and eclectic celebration of music and art from the Blue Ridge Mountains and beyond.

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Lost Province Brewing Company

Established in fall 2014, Lost Province Brewing Company is the High Country’s newest craft brewery and gastropub, and it's here to stay.

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Lost Province Brewing Company

Appalachian Mountain Brewery

Appalachian Mountain Brewery, in Boone, is where the locals go to unwind over an award-winning microbrew, with the added benefit of knowing that a portion of their dollars are being piped directly back into the local community.

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Appalachian Mountain Brewery

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