Getting there

Boone, NC is easy to access no matter the direction you are traveling from. When driving from Eastern North Carolina, most travel into Boone on 321 or 421. Or, from Tennessee and the west, many come in via Johnson City and 321 or 194 into Banner Elk and then Boone. Finally, from the North, including the DC metro area, take 66 to 81 South.

Closest major airports to Boone are Charlotte-CLT, Raleigh-RDU, and Greensboro-GSO.

Boone NC
Boone NC


If you’re looking for a hotel stay, Boone, NC and Mountain City, TN are the options.

Boone is more expensive, more crowded but more happening ~ Mtn City is closer, quieter but with fewer amenities.

Check out the Americourt Motel in Mountain City, TN. Americourt may offer a special rate for 2021. Let them know you are flying in the Tater Hill Open!

Camping options are: Vanderpool($$) which is midway between Boone and Tater Mtn and KOA($) which is a bit out of the way but not bad. During the comp, limited camping spots are available midway up Tater. Ask Bubba for details.


Here’s a list of our favorite places to eat, also some of our sponsors in the past;

Coyote Kitchen (Southwest Caribbean Soulfood)
Mellow Mushroom (Fabulous Pizza, eat outside if you can.)
Peddler Steakhouse (THE steakhouse of Boone as well the best salad bar too.)
Melanie’s Food Fantasy (A must for Breakfast, Bubba’s favorite.)
Canyon’s of the Blue Ridge (Great eclectic menu, awesome view & Sunday Brunch w Jazz.)
Stick Boy Bread Co. (Place to satisfy the sweet tooth with w/coffee and smoothies, too.)
Suba’s in Mountain City (Excellent food and desserts!)This should cover you sun-up to sun-down, happy re-fueling. Next to the Americourt Motel.

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