Snow Tubing in Boone

snow tubing in boone ncThere are a few different options for snow tubing in Boone NC convenient to Lovill House Inn, bed and breakfast in Boone NC. Snow tubing is a lot like sledding, only you are not on a smooth bottomed sled, you are on a bouncy inner tube. It’s a safe and fun way to enjoy sledding snow fun. You can enjoy snow tubing at any of the area’s snow tubing facilities even when we have not experienced natural snowfall as they create great manmade snow hills.

The area features the largest snow tubing complex on the East Coast – Hawksnest Snow Tubing resort. A former ski resort, this snow tubing complex converted a section into a massive complex just for snow tubing in Boone NC. They have over 20 lanes! You probably  won’t have to wait in lines if you head up to Hawksnest, atop Seven Devils (located right off of Highway 105) to go snow tubing as they have the largest complex. They offer two hour sessions across some 4 areas of tubing. Their lanes are between 400 and 1,000 feet long.

The other close in snow tubing Boone NC area is at Appalachian Ski Mountain, the resort known for ice skating, skiing and snowboarding. App Ski Mountain is located right off of Blowing Rock Road / Highway 321 in Blowing Rock. You’ll see the sign and stoplight easily if you are traveling from the Lenoir side of the mountain. Ski Sugar offers a snow tubing section as does Beech Mountain Ski Resort. Both of these are located in a part of the High Country that is about thirty minutes from our Boone NC bed and breakfast.

Make sure to pack warm, waterproof clothing for your trip if you intend to go snow tubing in Boone. It’s a fun time, and if you wish to make a day of it, you could go ice skating as well if you visit App Ski Mtn or Ski Beech. Snow tubing offers plenty of thrills and fun in the snow, especially for those that may not want to ski or snowboard at the local Boone ski resorts.