The town of Boone sits in Watauga County atop the beautiful Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina. Boone is home to Appalachian State University. It gets its name from the famous pioneer and explorer, Daniel Boone. At 3,333 feet above sea level, Boone sits at the highest elevation of any town its size east of the Mississippi! Summertime in Boone usually consists of temperatures no hotter than 76°F. Noticeably cooler than surrounding lowland areas, Boone may be just the place to escape the heat of a Carolina Summer.
Winters in Boone are also colder than most. The regular snowfall provides perfect opportunities for wintry sports! Located off the breathtaking Blue Ridge Parkway, Boone offers a four season playground for families and adventure seekers alike.