Have you ever wondered where some of The Tar Heel State’s town names come from? It’s always so fascinating to learn the origins of some of the names. One charming small town in North Carolina is named after an explorer, and this is what we are going to take a look at today.

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Boone is a charming small town in North Carolina – there’s no doubt about that! And learning where a name of a beloved town comes from is fascinating, to say the least. You can easily see why Daniel Boone and his family visited and/or lived in this area.

While in Boone, why not go for a hike? Take the Daniel Boone Scout Trail which will lead you to the ruins of a 1978 plane wreck.

 

 

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