Boone North Carolina Tourism: Ski Resorts, Museums, Historic Sites, Blue Ridge Parkway

Boone NC is located off US 421 or US 321. Boone is a ski resort. The visitors center is at 208 Howard St. The main roads to and around Boone are: US 321, US 421, NC 105, NC 194.

Appalachian Ski Resort  - Family resort open mid November through March, with French Swiss Ski college, outdoor skating rink, gift shop.

Daniel Boone Native Gardens - feature North American native plants, authentic log cabin once owned by Boone's family, self guided tours.

Foggy Mountain Gem Mine - Get a bucket and search for sapphires, garnets, amethists, emeralds and other gems.

Hickory Ridge Homestead and LIving History museum - see tradditional costume, hearth baking, candle making, weaving, tin smithing and other mountain cabin life.

Mast Farm General Store in Boone was built in 1883. The Appalachian State College Campus (ASC) is located here.

The Appalachian Cultural Museum in Boone NC is apart of Appalachian State College. The museum features exhibits on 19th century life in Appalachia with antiques, sewing machines, quilts, clocks, moonshine still, spiNing wheels. There is a Junior Johnson and Nascar exhibit. Other exhibits feature native American artifacts, household furnishing, books, ledgers and more.

Appalachian Summer Festival is held in July featuring music, dance, art, theater.

Horn of the West is the outdoor drama play about American revolution and Daniel Boone it is featured in an amphitheater. It is held in  late July thru mid August.

Nearby Valle Crucis is the rural historic district with many sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Historic buildings include a cabin, conference center, church and more.

The Valle Country Fair is held in October features crafts, dancing, music, country cooking.

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