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Best things to do in Boone

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Brewery
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“This place. One of our favorites in all of Boone! Cool bartenders, live music, trivia and games, and really good local brews. In the summer, try their Magarita gose!”
38 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Our favorite spot to grab breakfast in Boone - great option for those looking for healthier fare or items safe for those with allergies and sensitivities. They also have "The Trucker" special which is neither healthy or for those with allergies and is delicious!”
35 locals recommend
Bakery
“BEST sticky-buns EVER! Amazing fresh made breads, muffins, cakes, pies, cookies............. so, so good! Friendly service and the place just feels good - everyone (costumers and staff) just seem happy to be there :-)”
30 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“Healthy, unique, and just simple good quality Southwest/Carribean soul food.”
33 locals recommend
University
“A wonderfully serene campus with great areas to venture, along with some of the best athletic sporting events in the region!”
22 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
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“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
New American Restaurant
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“Vibrant hangout providing eclectic American eats, cocktails & draft microbrews, plus live music. 179 Howard St, Boone, NC 28607 3.7 mi”
30 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Featured in Southern Living Magazine for great food. Homestyle Southern Restaurant. Family style and eat as much as you like.”
25 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“In the heart of downtown Boone. Wild Craft has a great menu with patio seating. ”
23 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Appalachian State's Turchin Center For the Visual Arts is a great place to go to see everything from local art to famous featured pieces. It is right on the edge of App State's campus on King Street.”
13 locals recommend
Bakery
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“You do NOT have to cross the Highway. Simply go RIGHT at the bottom of Deck Hill and turn LEFT on PRIDE DR. to enter the Publix parking lot.”
7 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“This place is a simple sandwich and soup shop, but on a cold winter day, it is exactly what you need. My favorite thing there is the Cali Croissant, but my wife tells me there are very good vegetarian options there as well.”
22 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“One of our favorite spots to go with the kids. Fun games for the whole family. Classic American handcrafted road food with yummy cocktails and good beer selection. Burgers, salads, sandwiches. M-Sun, 11am-12am.”
20 locals recommend
Donut Shop
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“Coffee, tea, donuts. They make their own donuts from scratch and roast their own beans!”
21 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Farm to table and some of the best fried chicken we’ve ever had. Brunch on weekends is also a special treat!”
20 locals recommend
Bakery
“Laid-back cafe specializing in creative sandwiches on house-baked bread, plus soup, salad & coffee. 211 Boone Heights Dr, Boone, NC 28607 3.2 mi”
15 locals recommend