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App State

As the premier, public undergraduate institution in the state of North Carolina, Appalachian State University prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The Appalachian Experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and to embrace diversity and difference.

App State Library

The Libraries offer a full suite of services that include checking out books and other media from our collections and borrowing from other libraries. Members of the community can sign up to borrow library books as well. In addition, books and online databases can be used on site at the Belk Library and Information Commons and the Erneston Music LIbrary.

Campus main Appalcart terminal

AppalCART is a free public bus network located in Boone, North Carolina. It provides free fixed route and paratransit service throughout Appalachian State University and Boone, as well as low-fare van service to other towns within Watauga County. In 2018, AppalCART reported a ridership of 1,818,653 passenger trips.

Blue Deer Cookies

Blue Deer Cookies opened in May of 2018 with the hope of bringing something new and exciting to the areas of Boone and Blowing Rock, North Carolina. The menu consists of a revolving array of delicious homemade cookies along with Homeland Creamery ice cream from Julian, NC. Each of the cookies are baked fresh daily. Customers can customize their own ice cream cookie sandwich or simply enjoy a couple of cookies or a scoop of ice cream separately.

Fruits & Veggies, and more!

ASU Walker College

The Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University delivers transformational educational experiences that prepare and inspire students to be ethical, innovative and engaged business leaders who positively impact our community, both locally and globally. The college places emphasis on international experiences, sustainable business practices, entrepreneurial programs and real-world applications with industry. Enrolling approximately 3,000 undergraduates in 10 majors, as well as 175 graduate students in three master’s programs, the Walker College’s full time undergraduate enrollment is the highest in the UNC System.

Espresso News

We roast our beans in a Diedrich IR-12 with utmost care combining art and science. Our belief is that we must maximize the most desirable flavors inherent to the bean. Always taking it slow and easy, carefully monitoring all the factors of the roast as the bean develops. We choose to roast small batches of coffee daily in order to have complete control. Like most foods freshness is key and cooking preparation can either enhance or destroy flavor. Artfully, we maintain the true flavors and aromas in coffee by using all the senses and always paying close attention to the details in order to attain the optimum roast profile for each coffee variatal. Simply put, we love coffee.

Neighborhood Yoga

Neighborhood Yoga seeks to provide a space that supports well being of both body and mind, connecting us to our intrinsic nature, so that this may become the platform from which we connect with one another. It is the home of education and inspiration located in the heart of downtown Boone. We are dedicated to supporting each individual’s personal journey through a wide spectrum of classes, ranging from calming and centering to dynamic and exhilarating, but all share the purpose of enriching our body, mind, hearts, and community.

Melanie's Food Fantasy

We offer amazing breakfast and lunch in downtown boone with the best outdoor dining spot in the mountains.Our Menu has been described as eclectic, unique, and one of a kind. We have taken years to craft a culinary experience that is special to the dining culture of Boone, NC. With perhaps the best outdoor dining around, our desire is to serve the most delicious breakfast and lunch that we possibly can.  Fresh fruits, farm-raised eggs, local produce, organic coffee, made to order juice, all come together for your dining pleasure.  You won’t find a lot of pretense or fuss about our food, but what you’ll taste is simply delicious, if we don’t say so ourselves.

George M. Holmes Convocation Center

The George M. Holmes Convocation Center is an 8,325-seat multipurpose arena in Boone, North Carolina, United States, on the campus of Appalachian State University. The convocation center is named for George M. Holmes, a 1954 graduate and member of the North Carolina General Assembly.

SouthEnd Brewing, Boone’s newest tap room founded in November 2019 in Greensboro is now open on West King Street. A family and dog friendly venue with a full restaurant and liquor bar in addition to some delicious craft beers.

Mellow Mushroom

Craving pizza? Mellow Mushroom is known for their homemade crust and stone-baked pizzas with bold combinations. In addition to pizza, they also offer salads, calzones, and burgers. Take your pick from their selection of 30 draft beers and handcrafted cocktails. Many of their pizzas can be made gluten-free or vegan. Located at 805 W King Street, and open for dine-in and takeout.

Schaefer Center

The Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts is a 1,673-seat multi-use auditorium located on the campus of Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. The Center features orchestra and balcony level seating and a proscenium stage. The Schaefer Center is also home to the Smith Gallery.

Lifestyle and Food & Dining



Food & Dining