Boone is a quaint mountain town nestled in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. It is home to Appalachian State University and their championship football program. Adjacent to the university you will find a vibrant downtown full of shops, galleries, local restaurants such as Proper and Wild Craft Eatery, rooftop bars, boutique hotels such as The Horton Hotel, the historic Appalachian Theatre, wonderful shopping, the 828 Real Estate office and other small businesses. The first Friday of every month the Downtown Boone Development Association hosts a first Friday event. In the warmer months there is even live music on the lawn of the Historic Jones house. We are situated at 3333 feet in elevation, hence our motto – “Live it Up” in downtown Boone! Other attractions in and around Boone include Horn in the West, an outdoor drama about the life of frontiersman Daniel Boone. The Blue Ridge Parkway runs all through the High Country. Access to some of the best hikes, rivers, waterfalls and views around! Enjoy cool summers and see snow in winter! There is no lack of art and culture in Boone. The Appalachian Theatre in downtown hosts live music, theatre, comedy, dance and more. The Schaffer Center on ASU campus brings in many shows including a wonderful line up for Appalachian Summer Festival.
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