Washington, the national capital, is about 270 miles (435 kilometers) to the northeast of Boonville, while Charlotte is 70 miles (113 kilometers) to the south.
While it may be a temptation to just chill out when holidaying in Boonville, keep in mind that the surrounding region's numerous scenic and cultural delights are never more than a day trip away. Two examples of places within a relatively short distance of Boonville are Mount Airy, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the south, and King, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the west.
Winston-Salem, is another good spot to visit. It is about 25 miles (40 kilometers) from Boonville and offers a diverse range of things to see and do, for example Reynolda House Museum of American Art, BB&T Field and Wake Forest University. SciWorks, Bowman Gray Stadium and Winston Salem State University are also good places to spend some time.
Discover some of the pieces of the region's rich cultural tapestry within Western Piedmont's wonderful history museums.
If you're the type who likes to slow down while holidaying, Boonville offers great shore fishing and cycling.
The most convenient major airport, Piedmont Triad International Airport, is located in Greensboro, 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the east of Boonville, so take that into account when planning your vacation.