Things to Do in Boone NC

The Greenway Trail

Hiking Trails State Farm, Boone, NC
Located in Boone, North Carolina, The Greenway Trail is actually a trail system that runs through Greenway Park. Voted as one of the coolest (and Free) things to do in Boone NC. Some of the trails accommodate joggers, while others are reserved for walking only. The park is a popular venue for weddings and other events, but the trails remain open during such events.

Daniel Boone Native Gardens

Gardens 651 Horn in the West Dr., Boone, NC
Daniel Boone Native Gardens is a three acre garden featuring numerous species of native trees, shrubs, and wildflowers. The gardens are populated by a bog garden, fern garden, rhododendron grove, and a rock garden.

Daniel Boone Native Plant Garden

Gardens Horn In the W Drive, Boone, NC 28607
With over one-hundred native plant species, Daniel Boone Native Plant Garden has 3 acres of land to explore. Events at the garden include guided nature walks, photography workshops, and festivals.

Things to Do in Boone NC
Moses Cone Manor

Historic Homes Boone, NC

Erected by textile kingpin Moses Cone, the Moses Cone Manor in Boone, North Carolina is now a bed-and-breakfast resort. Patrons enjoy luxurious lodging and cuisine prepared under the auspices of Chef Andrew Long.

River & Earth Adventures, Inc

Rafting 1655 Highway 105, Boone, NC 28607

Headquartered in Boone, North Carolina, River & Earth Adventures, Inc. caters to clients who love to live on the wild side. The company’s specialties include whitewater rafting and kayaking experiences.

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Foggy Mountain Gem Mine

Specialty Shops 4416 NC Hwy 105 S., Boone, NC 28607
Rockhounds and jewelry lovers must not miss the opportunity to visit the Foggy Mountain Gem mine. Visitors enjoy mining and tumbling their own stones, learning about local minerals and shopping Foggy Mountain’s large inventory of precious stones, jewelry and display samples.

Appalachian Mountain Brewery

Breweries 163 Boone Creek Dr, Boone, NC 28607
Appalachian Mountain Brewery offers a variety of craft beers. They brew all of their beer at the tasting room. Patrons can sit indoors or outside on the covered patio area.

Wahoo’s Adventures

Rafting 3385 S US Highway 321, Boone, NC 28607
It’s all about whitewater rafting at Wahoo’s Adventures in Boone, North Carolina. Experience the thrill of white-capped rapids at the hands of an expert guide. The tour price includes all safety equipment.

things to do in boone ncMast General Store Old Boone Mercantile

Specialty Shops 630 West King Street, Boone, NC 28607

North Carolina’s Mast General Store Old Boone Mercantile is a charming shop in Boone, North Carolina. Styled after the quaint general stores of yesteryear, the three-floor store sells a riot of candy, knickknacks and local memorabilia.

Hickory Ridge Living History Museum

Specialty Museums Horn In the West Drive, Boone, NC 28607
History is a living art at the Hickory Ridge Living History Museum. Visitors get a glimpse of what life was like over 150 years ago as costumed staff demonstrate cooking, metalworking, carpentry, sewing and other day-to-day tasks as they were performed before the days of electric lighting and indoor plumbing.