Step back to a simpler time when you visit Mount Airy. Actor Andy Griffith grew up here, and it’s no coincidence that a stroll down Main Street in the “Friendly City” reminds people of the town of Mayberry on the endearing and enduringly popular ’60’s hit tv series. Fans of The Andy Griffith Show can visit Floyd’s City Barber Shop, the Old Mayberry Jail, Snappy Lunch, and even Andy’s childhood home. And you’ll be sure to relish the generous and caring spirit that you can encounter wherever you go.
Surry County offers something for everyone. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy riding down the breathtaking Blue Ridge Parkway, hiking at Pilot Mountain State Park, or canoeing on the Yadkin River. Bluegrass and traditional music lovers can take in a jam session or live radio show every Saturday morning in Downtown Mount Airy. History buffs can delve in to the area’s colorful past at the Mount Airy Museum of Regional History and by visiting the county’s myriad of historical sites. taste fine wines and tour the grounds of Shelton Vineyards, located 17 miles south of Mount Airy.
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