Towns of The High Country

Towns of The High Country

Call it ‘diversity', ‘variety' or the next pleasant stop along the way, first-time visitors to The High Country will enjoy our mixture of rural, small town and urban life.


And if you are returning, you will find some new places to enjoy but the old mountain hospitality still intact. The center of activity - the Heart of the High Country - is the county seat of Boone. This section is devoted to Boone and a sampling of the other towns in our region.

Town life in the High Country offers a sampling of mountain life from the stimulating to the serene. Beyond the excitement and bustle of Boone, you can discover the elegance of Blowing Rock and the recreational outdoors atmosphere of Banner Elk. There's the small town atmosphere of Newland, and the historic downtown and arts community of West Jefferson. Each community has its own flavor, appeal and things to offer the visitor.

So join us for this tour of some of the best the High Country has to offer - we know you'll have a good time!

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