Grandfather Mountain

The views are ancient. The experiences are all brand new. Anyone who visits Grandfather Mountain discovers a place that inspires awe through natural wonders. High above sea level, you’ve never felt so grounded. A small part of you is still 9 years old. And fascinated by butterflies.


Daniel Boone Native Gardens

The Daniel Boone Native Gardens, located near downtown Boone, North Carolina, contain an outstanding collection of native trees, shrubs, and wildflowers. Hundreds of plant varieties provide a progression of blooms throughout the growing season. Opened in 1963, the three-acre Daniel Boone Native Gardens are an educational and conservation effort to nurture rare or endangered plant species.