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A Blue Ridge Parkway Drive

There are several locations where you can get on the Blue Ridge Parkway route and follow the road along by scenic overlooks and well known parkway stops. Our Bed and Breakfast Boone NC is the only Boone NC Lodging of this type in town and we are located...

Affordable NC Mountain Getaways in October

October is one of the most popular months to visit the NC Mountains and our location near the Blue Ridge Parkway is ideal for those seeking a quiet, romantic spot to enjoy the quiet and take in the spectacular mountain scenery during the fall season....

Affordable Romantic Mountain Getaways

Searching for the best location to spend some quality time with that special someone? Check out our spacious and romantic guests rooms located in our historic, restored farmhouse in the mountains. Lovill House Inn is located on 11 wooded acres just outside...

App State Mountaineers Football

Without a doubt, one of the most remarkable things about Boone North Carolina is that it's home to the renowned Appalachian State University, and one of the most celebrated aspects of the university is App State Mountaineers football. The Division 1 program...

Appalachian Ski Mountain

Appalachian is celebrating more than 50 years of great skiing and family fun. Appalachian Ski Mtn. is Your 1st Resort For Family Fun! Skiing since 1962, the High Country’s 1st ski area is still the mountain of choice for skiers of all ages and abilities.With 10...

Appalachian State Kidd Brewer Stadium

Kidd Brewer Stadium at Appalachian State University is known to most App State Football fans as "The Rock" and our Bed and Breakfast Boone NC is located just a moment from the stadium making us the go-to Boone NC Lodging option for fans that want to stay...

Art in the Park Blowing Rock NC

If you are visiting Lovill House Inn during one of the wonderful Blowing Rock Art in the Park weekends you'll want to check out this great event. Blowing Rock's Art in the Park began in 1962 with only a handful of area artists and craftisans. It's intent...

Beech Mountain Ski Resort

Beech Mountain Resort’s Village Shops offer the best “feel” of all of the resorts in North Carolina. The Village includes the View Haus Cafeteria, Ski Rental Shop, Snowsport Learning Center, Youth Learning Center, Beech Village Gifts, Ski Beech Sport...

Best Waterfalls in NC

The High Country is surrounded by some of the most stunning locations and mountain scenery that you can find in the country. Our destination is routinely featured in national and regional travel publications. One of the most alluring parts of the High...

Blue Ridge Wine Festival

The Blue Ridge Wine Festival began in 2005 when members of the Blowing Rock business community combined efforts with the Chamber of Commerce to create an event that celebrates the best things in life: food, delicious wines, and exceptional service....

Boone Microbrewery Companies

Looking for some delicious craft beer or a wide selection of different kinds of local beers? There are several great Microbreweries in Boone that have garnered a good bit of press and acclaim. Appalachian Mountain Brewery, located at 163 Boone Creek...

Boone NC Arts

The art scene is thriving in Boone and the surrounding areas of the High Country. We are located just one mile from downtown Boone where you will find tons of great large and small art galleries, a large museum, and a handful of great performance art...

Boone Ski Areas

Boone NC becomes a winter wonderland during the winter months. On average, we see natural snowfall totals averaging about 35 inches per winter. It's really not all that unusual to see blizzard conditions when you travel to our historic bed and breakfast...

Boone Spa Getaways

We are moments away from the premier spas in the High Country. Book rooms at the historic Lovill House Inn and enjoy cheaper rates than you’ll find for Boone Spa Getaways anywhere else, and make appointments during your stay to enjoy the best of t...

Boone Weather NC

Boone NC Mountain weather is something you have to experience for yourself, and more than once! The High Country region doesn't discriminate - it proudly portrays all four distinct seasons. There's a temperature for everyone, which is why vacationers...

BRAHM Blowing Rock Art & History Museum

Explore art, history and culture by visiting BRAHM, the Blowing Rock Art & History Museum. The current hours are Tuesday thru Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm, and on Thursday’s the museum has extended hours as part of their “Be Our Guest” program and p...

Crab Orchard Falls - Waterfalls Near Boone NC

Looking for a great hike to a gorgeous scenic waterfall, amidst a historic setting? If that doesn't sound like an enchanted adventure I'm not sure what does. There are many waterfalls near Boone NC that are worth checking out while you are staying at...

Daniel Boone Inn - Squire Boone Cabin

Located in downtown Boone, the Dan’l Boone Inn occupies one of the oldest and most historical buildings in town. The building first served as the residence and office for Dr. R.K. Bingham and family, and later was the hospital for Watauga County. Later i...

Fun Things to Do in Boone NC

Looking for fun things to do in Boone NC during your trip? There is a plethora of fun activities and wonderful places to check out during your stay at the historic Lovill House Inn, Boone Bed and Breakfast.Our locale in the Blue Ridge Mountains affords...

Hiking Boone NC

When visiting our area of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the High Country many visitors love to enjoy outdoor activities. One of the most popular Things to Do in the Boone NC Area is enjoy the Hiking Boone NC trails. There are plenty of great trails and...

Honeymoons NC Mountains

The Lovill House Inn is the ONLY historic Bed and Breakfast in Boone North Carolina. The town itself is home to other Boone NC Lodging options, but none are quite like this remarkable Boone NC Bed and Breakfast. The Lovill House is an elegant structure...

Horn in the West Show Vacation Deals Available

The Horn in the West show runs June 26th thru August 8th this summer season. The show is the longest running show in town, having started the summer of 1952 and is always a hit among visitors to the area. Here is a quick show time list and event schedule...

Ice Skating in Boone

Boone is one of the only spots in the southeast that you can enjoy ice skating in the winter, in an outdoor ice skating arena. The High Country is home to several Boone ski resorts that offer ice skating. App Ski Mountain, convenient to Blowing Rock,...

Julian Price Park & Price Lake

If you want stunning views coupled with plenty of fun activities at your fingertips, check out Julian Price Memorial Park in Blowing Rock. Julian Price Park and Lake is a top destination along the section of the Blue Ridge Parkway that snakes its way...

Linn Cove Viaduct

Linn Cove Viaduct has become an iconic photograph and location in the High Country. There is really no wonder why.When it was completed in 1987, for just $10 million, the bridge was heralded for being a significant engineering accomplishment. The...

Mystery Hill

A fun and exciting place to visit and one of the top things to do in Boone NC is visit Mystery Hill. This place of wonder is located in between Boone and Blowing Rock right off of Highway 321, Blowing Rock Road. It is about a 15 minute drive from the...

NC Blue Ridge Mountains

If you haven't spent at least the better part of a day touring and exploring the NC Blue Ridge Mountains and all they have to offer, you are missing out. There are so many trails to discover, scenes to marvel at, an abundance of magic and beauty to take...

NC Choose & Cut Christmas Tree

Boone North Carolina is a marvelous place to be around the holidays. Who wouldn't enjoy spending Christmas in the region known as the Christmas tree capitol? There are many local tree farms that offer beautiful fresh NC choose & cut Christmas trees....

NC Mountain Golf

Golf is a hugely popular activity that guests and locals alike enjoy in the Blue Ridge Mountains that surround the High Country. We have the privilege of being nearby to some of the best loved and most awarded golf courses in the state. The golf courses...

NC Romantic High Country

If an NC romantic High Country retreat appeals to you, you have come to the right place. The Lovill House Inn is the ultimate bed and breakfast in North Carolina, offering guests impeccable service, the finest accommodations, and many great amenities...

NC Ski Vacation

Some people may not think the words North Carolina and ski vacation belong together, and if they don't, they are surely missing out. The High Country of Western NC is a winter wonderland and home to three awesome ski slopes, not to mention the largest...

NC Ski Weekend

Plan to stay at the Lovill House Inn on your next fun NC Ski Weekend trip. We are centrally located one mile away from downtown Boone and a short drive from all of the ski areas in NC found in the High Country. For those looking for a cheap NC Ski Vacation...

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts

The Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts, located on the campus of Appalachian State University, is a wonderful asset to our small mountain community. The multi-use auditorium seats 1,684 people and features an orchestra, as well as balcony level seating....

Ski Sugar Mountain

Sugar Mountain Resort is located in the beautiful Village of Sugar Mountain, right off of Hwy 184. Sugar Mountain also boasts the largest vertical drop (1200 feet) in the state. Sugar Mountain is the largest ski area in North Carolina by about 20 acres ...

The Moses Cone Mansion Parkway Craft Center

The Moses Cone Mansion and Estate, or Flat Top Manor as it is known locally is a beautiful estate home located along the Blue Ridge Parkway at Milepost 294. Today, it houses the Parkway Craft Center which features works of folk art and crafts from local...

Things to Do in Boone NC Area

Things to do in Boone NC area - this is a great query, and the response is simple - what isn't there to do in the Boone NC area? Especially when it comes to outdoor activities, the High Country has it all. Depending on the time of year you visit, you'll...

Valle Crucis

Valle Crucis is a destination that feels like it's another world away, yet it is tucked right off of Highway 105 about 15 minutes from our historic bed and breakfast in Boone NC, Lovill House Inn. One of the earliest established communities in the Appalachian...

Wineries near Boone NC

The Boone Area Wine Trail leads through some scenic areas of the High Country and lead to some sophisticated wineries. Appalachian State has a thriving viticulture program, and the heart of the High Country is filled with wonderful benefits from that....