The highest town east of the Rockies draws some 10,000 people during the winter months — to ski, snowboard, snowshoe, sled, tube, and cap it all off with a beer in a bar in the sky.
Perfect Winter Weekends
Enjoy a Roof With a View at The Horton Hotel
A Boone couple converted an old downtown Studebaker dealership into a luxurious hotel where a community gathers under the mountain sky.
Lucky Pennies of the Sea: Winter Shelling on Bear Island
Swansboro boat captain Darryl Marsh ferries intrepid shell seekers to the quietest slips of beach, where a bonanza of sand dollars and other treasure awaits.