Your Local Guide to the High Country

We are a group of High Country locals dedicated to providing you the best of what’s happening in Boone, Blowing Rock, Jefferson and all points in-between. Our unique local knowledge provides you with trustworthy recommendations on food, lodging, activities, live music, and shopping in Watauga, Ashe, and Avery county.

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Nature: The Great Metaphor

Why do we love to hike, to find the hidden swimming hole, look out from the mountain peak, or run down the winding trail through the forest? I think that the high country presents us with endless opportunities to explore this question. Although so beautiful and...

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Going Green in Boone

There are many reasons to go green. It's better for the environment and it can save you a lot of money in the long run. It isn't easy to make lifestyle changes, but by making a conscious effort to be more environmentally responsible we can keep Boone the beautiful...

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Valentines Day in Boone

Deciding how to spend your Valentine's Day can be difficult, especially if you're visiting a new town. Since the day should be filled with only chocolate and never stress, let us help you plan the perfect day! Food/Drinks:   Having a good place to eat is one of the...

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