The closest major airport is Charlotte/Douglas International Airport, also known as simply CLT or KCLT, located in Charlotte, NC, at a distance of 80 miles from the city center of Boone, NC.
The driving distance between Charlotte and Boone City can be made in approximately 2 hours.
Over the past years, Boone City has grown into a busy college town, being home of Appalachian State University and because of that most people say that the best way to get around in Boone, NC is by car. Walking is great too, if you do not to travel far from your hotel, and a bike could be a great idea also, considering that the surrounding area of Boone City is known as being one of the best outdoor-adventure destinations in the country. The public transportation service is provided by AppalCart, offering free services to students, and there are limo and taxi services available in the city, as well.
Easy! Just follow the driving directions listed below!
â-ª From Charlotte, NC: Start by heading south on S Tryon Street, toward W 4th Street, and continue driving until you reach W Hill Street, where you have to turn right. Take the ram onto I-227 S and proceed onto US-74 W. Turn left onto the I-485 Inner N ramp and take the exit 10 B in order to merge onto I-85 S (toward Gastonia/Spartanburg). Take the exit 17 for US-321, toward Gastonia/Lincolnton. Make a left at N Chester Street/US 321 N and continue to follow US-321 N. When you get to Locust Street, turn left.