Appalachian State Off-Campus Housing Guide When to search
The apartment search usually is most active in January through late Spring.
Searching for an apartment in Boone can be difficult given it's a small town near the Blue Ridge Mountains with high demand for students. But there are tons of unique options not far from campus
Life in Boone, NC Where to Have Fun
The majority of the Boones tourism in is centered around Appalachian State University and the town's Natural Wonders and Ski Resorts.
Blue Ridge Parkway: The Blue Ridge Parkway experience include over 50 hiking trails and more than 20 overlooks
Ski Resorts of the High Country: Hawksnest, the largest snow tubing-park on the East coast.
The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts
Other great places to visit/things to do
- Appalachians by Horseback
- Linville Caverns
- High Gravity Adventures
- Mystery Hill
- The Blowing Rock
- The Boone Area Wine Trail
- Tweetsie Railroad
- Zip-Line Adventures
We've put together a list of the best restaurants near the Appalachian State University campus to save you time and help narrow down all the possibilities.
Boone is the perfect place for those who love the outdoors and are seeking adventure. North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains can be enjoyed all year round.
Boone offers a wide variety of great places to shop including the Boone Mall which includes over 30 places for dining and shopping. If you are looking for something unique Appalachian Antique Mall is a great option, that over 15,000 square feet of antiques. You also might want to stop in for some local agriculture and crafts at Watauga County Farmers' Market.