BOONE, N.C. — Take a 10-minute drive from the heart of Appalachian State University’s campus, and you’ll find yourself surrounded by the beauty and variety the High Country has to offer.
This photo gallery showcases some of the favorite getaways for Appalachian students within 15 miles of campus.
All photos were taken by university photographer Marie Freeman.
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About Appalachian State University
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. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Appalachian is one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina System. Appalachian enrolls more than 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.