Grandfather Mountain 100 Mile Challenge Hits Today

April 22, 2016 at Grandfather Mountain State Park from 12-4 –  Celebrate Earth Day with one of North Carolina State Parks’ Centennial 100-Mile Challenge events. Hikers will join a ranger on a four-mile hike – hiking the Nuwati Trail to the Cragway Trail, up to Flat Rock View and returning on the Daniel Boone Scout […]

Hit Tweetsie for Some Wild West Nostalgic Fun

Put on your Cowboy hats and Conductor caps! Tweetsie Railroad, Appalachia’s famous Wild West Theme Park, begins its 2016 season on Friday, April 8th! This family adventure theme park features dozens of activities that have been bringing fun, unforgettable memories to the High Country for generations. Tweetsie Railroad allows children and their families to let […]

CONTRA-TIEMPO Hits Shaefer Center April 22nd

Come experience the perfection that is the spring and summer months in Boone and the High Country. The Lovill House Inn Bed and Breakfast sits just down the road past downtown Boone and offers a relaxing and enchanting vacation retreat for all visitors to the Appalachian mountains. King Street is five minutes away, where you […]

3rd Annual Boone Birding Festival

This Saturday, April 16th, surround yourself with the sounds of the High Country’s native warblers, sparrows, and chickadees. The 3rd Annual Boone Birding Festival is a free, family-oriented festival celebrating the unique birding opportunities in the Appalachian Mountains. The festival will be taking place at the Valle Crucis Community Park, a popular birding site due […]

We Love Veterans, So Does Appalachian!

The Appalachian Ski Patrol and App Ski Mtn. will proudly host the 4th Annual Wounded Warrior Event on Saturday March 5th. Come up and stay at bed and breakfast Blowing NC the weekend of March 4-5, 2016. App Ski Mtn hosts this one day event to honor, show support, and raise awareness for our Military’s Wounded […]

App Ski Mountain Hosts ASEF Boarder / Skier X

Calling all skiers and snowboarders! Come up to App Ski Mountain this Saturday and check out the Boarder / Skier X event slated to take place at noon on Saturday. It should be a great event for all. Join us for a fun filled weekend of Boone NC skiing. Spectators will be treated to some […]

Sugar Mountain’s Sugarfest Moved to December 18th

Sugarfest is always a fun event in the winter, and couples love going skiing at Sugar Mountain Ski Resort, a short drive away from Boone and the historic hotels in Boone NC like Lovill House Inn. Their Sugarfest weekend was planned for this weekend, but due to the temperatures, they’ve moved the event to next […]

Sugarfest December 11, 2015

Get ready for fun on the snow! Ski Sugar Mountain Resort will feature Sugarfest 2015 on the mountain and will welcome 1992 Olympic Figure Skating Silver Medalist Paul Wylie. There will be lots of fun including an amazing ice show, an ice skating clinic and a meet and greet with Paul Wylie. You could even have […]

Chetola’s Festival of Lights

Thanksgiving Weekend usually ushers in a beautiful display of holiday lights and adornments in nearby Blowing Rock at Chetola. If you want to see gorgeous light displays and timeless Christmas decorations, take a free drive through Chetola during the Festival of Lights period starting Friday, November 27, 2015 and lasting until Blowing Rock’s Winterfest on […]

Boone Christmas Parade 2015

Saturday, December 5, 2015 the Boone Christmas Parade will hit the streets of Downtown Boone at 11 am this year. Lovill House Inn, invites you to come up and stay with us, in our historic bed and breakfast Boone NC, moments away from the historic Jones House. The Jones House lawn and area in front […]