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Innkeeper's Guide to the Boone Area

Welcome!   We are so glad you are staying with us.

At the Lovill House Inn, our goal is to make your stay as enjoyable, convenient, and memorable as possible. We know that you want to fit as much fun into your trip as you can, so we would love to help save you time by outlining our favorite things to do in the town we call home. We hope that you feel "at home," too. 

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Food and Drink


Do you need ideas for where to dine? Let us help! Boone and the High Country have a great variety of culinary experiences to offer. We've chosen our favorites and highlighted the best features of each to help you find the perfect meals for the perfect stay.


Local Events and Shows

Guests of the Lovill House Inn are able to walk to the newly renovated Appalachian Theatre in downtown Boone and the Schaefer Center on the Appalachian State University Campus within 15 minutes. Find a show to visit during your stay at the Lovill House Inn


Shops, Antiques, Galleries

 Whether you're looking for souvenirs, local art, antiques, or a new outfit, you'll find the perfect shop for all of your needs in the High Country

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Boone Area Hiking


No matter what season you visit the High Country, there is always plentiful, beautiful nature to explore and admire. 

Looking to go for a hike or scenic walk? Click the link above for walking and hiking trails that we love, and we know you'll love them too.


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Fly Fishing Tours


The immediate area that surrounds the Lovill House Inn offers endless miles of quality trout fishing for both wild and stocked fish.  From October through May, anglers can experience great fishing on one of the many famed delayed harvest streams in the area.




The golfing fun doesn't have to stop just because you're out of town. Boone and the surrounding area have countless public courses at which you can enjoy an exciting game and admire the scenic surroundings.

Don't let rain get you down!  There is still plenty to do in the High Country! Visit Explore Boone Rainy Day Activities for ideas to fill your day with fun.

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