"Boone, Iowa" Boone by meta4r
Boone Travel Guide: 1 reviews and 18 photos
Boone has a railroad heritage. It is on the busiest train tracks in the United States and currently operates the Boone and Scenic Valley Railroad.
These trains are painted onto a building in downtown Boone.
Hundreds of trains pass through Boone every week.
And now, the caboose. This is the town visitor center (which I have yet to find open) No problem though, as you can stop in the DQ for ice cream or play a round of mini golf right next door.
- Pros:Inexpensive housing.
- Cons:High property taxes.
- In a nutshell:A blue collar railroad town with great natural beauty and incredible potential.
It snowed once a week this past winter and I just had to do something with the snow. more travel advice
Ledges State Park, six miles south of Boone. more travel advice
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