Locals gather at this unlikely Watauga County establishment to shoot pool — and to eat first-class chargrilled burgers known far and wide.
5 Cool Mountain Towns to Explore this Summer
When you’re longing to escape the humidity, head to these charming High Country towns off the Blue Ridge Parkway for unforgettable adventures.
Angel of an Epidemic
In the late-1980s, a Boone nurse opened the doors of her western North Carolina home to AIDS patients and HIV-positive men, giving them space to cry, shoulders to lean on, and fellowship with other sufferers at a time when fear kept some people from even lending a hand.
A Local’s Guide: Blowing Rock and Boone
Head to the High Country to find the beauty of the Blue Ridge on the parkway, at the top of Grandfather Mountain, and in charming local shops.
Frosty Fun in the Ski Capital of the South
Whether you prefer skiing, snowboarding, or snow tubing, we know four places to hit the slopes during your next winter trip to Boone — plus, where to go for après-ski dinner and drinks.
The Old General Store That Became a Home
A family brings new life, fresh stories, and a renewed sense of purpose to an abandoned general store near Boone.