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Things to do in Watauga County

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Board Shop
“It has everything so conveniently in the same spot! Affordable, fun, great for all ages and a great tap room and restaurant plus mountain top/ski lift top round bar!”
  • 52 locals recommend
Ski Area
“Another ski destination just a few miles away. Variety is the spice of life!”
  • 53 locals recommend
Board Shop
“This is the smallest and more family friendly of the three ski mountains in Boone, but the closest to Buttermilk Acres at around a 30 minute drive. Definitely a good spot for first time skiers or boarders. ”
  • 35 locals recommend
Cafe
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“It's got it all! Stop in for breakfast, or coffee and baked goods from the coffee shop. A popular spot for breakfast before heading to Sugar Mountain for a day of skiing. Lively atmosphere at night with a full bar, live music, and something on the menu for everyone. Excellent pizza, and a great option for take out as well. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Miscellaneous Shop
“Mast is an iconic historic area General Store in Valle Crucis. So many great shops and places to eat. Definitely worth a visit!”
  • 50 locals recommend
Nature
“Snow tubing, boat rental, zip lining, and adrenaline action, great for kids or adults”
  • 34 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“This has always been one of our dinner "go-to" restaurants. Food is consistently excellent and they have a fun bar area.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“The food here is consistently delicious! There is also an arcade on site for added fun! You can dine inside or out. We love Sorrentos.!”
  • 23 locals recommend
Outlet Mall
“We love to shop here year round. The deals are well worth the visit! Bring your credit card!”
  • 27 locals recommend
Winery
“Quaint vineyard located a mile from Leatherwood. During the warmer months, they have live music and a great outdoor lounge scene. ”
  • 31 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Our favorite brewery in town. They often have live music and on nice days you can play cornhole down by the water.”
  • 41 locals recommend
Bed & Breakfast
“ This is a local winery in a beautiful location. Try the Blueberry wine for a sweet treat.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Theme Park
“A must see amusement park for families. You will see pictures of our children years ago at Tweetsie over the fire place. ”
  • 38 locals recommend
Park
“26 miles of carriage trails. You can enjoy a short or long hike. Plenty of options. ”
  • 31 locals recommend
University
“Walk around the beautiful Appalachian State University. Take a tour, watch a game or a show.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“One of the breakfast pillars of Boone. Gives you all the local feel of the area.”
  • 37 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Cafe
“It's got it all! Stop in for breakfast, or coffee and baked goods from the coffee shop. A popular spot for breakfast before heading to Sugar Mountain for a day of skiing. Lively atmosphere at night with a full bar, live music, and something on the menu for everyone. Excellent pizza, and a great option for take out as well. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“This has always been one of our dinner "go-to" restaurants. Food is consistently excellent and they have a fun bar area.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“The food here is consistently delicious! There is also an arcade on site for added fun! You can dine inside or out. We love Sorrentos.!”
  • 23 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“One of the breakfast pillars of Boone. Gives you all the local feel of the area.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
“Super delicious for lunch or dinner and great for everyone (super adaptive for food allergies, too).”
  • 35 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Vibrant hangout providing eclectic American eats, cocktails & draft microbrews, plus live music. 179 Howard St, Boone, NC 28607 3.7 mi”
  • 30 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
“We know what you’re thinking…sushi in the mountains??Yep! Super good, super fresh sushi in a chill but trendy atmosphere. We recommend the Cobang shrimp for sure!”
  • 26 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Stonewalls offers upscale dining with a unique atmosphere in Banner Elk. It's quite popular so reservations are recommended.”
  • 23 locals recommend

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