Explore the High Country of Western North Carolina

For a convenient place to call home while you trek through the Blue Ridge Mountains, choose the Country Inn & Suites in scenic Boone, NC. From our hotel, you'll be minutes from a variety of things to do, from fly-fishing and rafting to rock climbing and hiking. Overcome your fear of heights by crossing the Mile High Swinging Bridge at Grandfather Mountain or by riding one of the country's longest zip lines at Hawksnest. Afterward, brave the depths of Linville Caverns or ski the slopes at Beech Mountain Resort. For a more leisurely activity, you can stroll through the shops and green spaces of downtown Boone.
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Appalachian State University

0.99 mi / 1.59 km from the hotel
Cheer on the Mountaineers at Kidd Brewer Stadium, attend a concert in the Schaefer Center or browse the displays in the visual arts center at this acclaimed university.

Sugar Mountain Resort

12.39 mi / 19.94 km from the hotel
You can explore Sugar Mountain throughout the year when you plan a ski trip in the winter or a hiking and biking excursion in the summer.

Beech Mountain Resort

12.14 mi / 19.54 km from the hotel
At Beech Mountain Resort, you can enjoy the outdoors year-round. Ski, snowboard or tube during the winter, and mountain climb or play disc golf during the summer.

Boone Golf Club

1.92 mi / 3.09 km from the hotel
Challenge yourself at this 18-hole course with scenic mountain views and a pro shop.

Foscoe Fishing Company

7.25 mi / 11.67 km from the hotel
Gather your gear and plan an expedition at the state's only Orvis-endorsed fly-fishing guide company, offering stops at Watauga, Linville and other mountain streams near the shop.

Grandfather Mountain

13.77 mi / 22.16 km from the hotel
Pack your hiking boots for an outing at Grandfather Mountain, where you can walk on the Mile High Swinging Bridge and explore miles of trails. Be sure to tour the nature museum to see one of the largest amethysts ever found in North America.