225 Pratt Rd., Dobson NC
Built in 1968, Beaver Creek Golf Course is a short, easy 9-hole course of par 36 with no water hazards or sand traps. It is located 12 miles west of Pilot Mountain and is open year-round with its high season during summer months.
145 Rockford St., Mount Airy
Located in downtown Mount Airy, visitors will find the Blackmon Amphitheatre. A state of the art, outdoor theater, it offers a summer-long music series, along with other events and outdoor theater. Yadkin Valley wines and hot dogs are sold at select events.
1085 Nickell Farm Rd. Westfield NC
Carolina Ziplines is a 30-minute drive from downtown Mount Airy and features two different courses. Each tour consists of 8 to 10 cables. Carolina Ziplines also offers a low-ropes course for team building and school groups.
381 County Home Rd., Dobson NC
Fisher River Park Mountain Biking Trail in Dobson features a 5.6-mile technical mountain biking trail with several bridges, short climbs, a creek crossing, and long-double track sections. There are several tight single-track sections and turns along with wide open single track sections for mixed variety.
11442 Hwy 268, Elkin NC
Friendship Motor Speedway is one of the hottest tracks within an hour’s drive of the NASCAR hub of Charlotte. The 4/10-mile, D-shaped paved oval track features races for modified, late models, mini-stocks, strictly stocks, chargers, and more. Races are usually held on Saturday nights with concessions and fun for the entire family.
708 North Main Street
Mount Airy, NC.
1903 Beautiful Victorian home built
around the turn of the century
filled with lovely period antiques
Parks and Rec
Granite City Greenway
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The Ararat River Greenway is a pleasant, hard surface trail in Mt. Airy, NC. The trail gets its name from the Ararat River, and was part of an initiative to restore the waterway with the twin goals of improving water quality and increasing recreational opportunities for residents. The trail meanders alongside the river from Riverside Park to Tharrington Park. The trail connects to two schools, three parks (including the H.B Rowe Environmental Park) and at its southern end you can access to the Emily B. Taylor Greenway via a recently built connector trail.
300 S. Main St, Mount Airy, NC
Historic Downtown Mount Airy resides at the doorstep of the Blue Ridge Mountains where our urban living is enhanced by arts, entertainment, local wine, and our Traditional Music roots.
690 Devotion Rd., Thurmond NC
Kapps Mill Kayak Rentals is the perfect place for first timers. It's located near Dobson, NC on the Mitchell River. The Mitchell River is not deep and flows at a slow pace with no whitewater. With a few little runs, but nothing scary, beginners will find this river ideal.
266 Mabry Mill Rd., Meadows of Dan VA
Mabry Mill is located at milepost 176 and is one of the most photographed sites on the Blue Ridge Parkway. This gristmill was built in 1910 and offers heritage demonstrations. It's open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Come tour the beautiful city of Mt. Airy, NC in an original Model A Ford. Experience going back to a time when life was simple and enjoyable. We look forward to seeing you soon!
301 N. Main St., Mount Airy NC
The museum collection includes history of the Saura Indians of the 1600s, the story of the world’s largest open-face granite quarry, the Yadkin River, the original Siamese Twins, Andy Griffith, Tommy Jarrell, transportation, and the history of Mount Airy and surrounding communities.
817 Sunset Dr., Pilot Mountain NC
Visit Pilot Mountain, which was the basis for the fictional town of Mount Pilot in “The Andy Griffith Show,” a nearby larger town near Mayberry. Just a little farther from the town of Pilot Mountain, is Pilot Mount State Park, known for its Big Pinnacle peak which dominates the scene for miles.
218 Rockford St., Mount Airy NC
The original Siamese Twins made their home in Surry County and are buried in nearby White Plains, six miles south of Mount Airy. During the early 1800s, the connected twins toured the United States and Europe under the auspices of Scottish trader Robert Hunter and New England sea captain Abel Coffin.
218 Rockford St., Mount Airy NC
Home to the world's largest collection of Andy Griffith memorabilia and on permanent display, The Andy Griffith Museum is located next to the Andy Griffith Playhouse and a half-mile from Andy's boyhood home.
(828) 298 0398
Mount Airy is only 14 miles south of the Blue Ridge Parkway, America’s most visited National park. The Blue Ridge Parkway connects the Great Smoky Mountains in North Carolina to Shenandoah National Park in Virginia. Visitors enjoy the slow-paced and relaxing drive along 469 miles through the Blue Ridge Mountains.
142 N. Main St., Mount Airy NC
Fans of live bluegrass and old-time music will want to visit the jams held at the Earle every Thursday and Saturday, where they will find local bands and individuals bands playing bluegrass and old-time music, all hosted by the Surry Arts Council.
Historic Downtown Mount Airy resides at the doorstep of the Blue Ridge Mountains where our urban living is enhanced by arts, entertainment, local wine, and our Traditional Music roots. Fostering a diverse variety of small businesses flavored with authentic dining experiences, Mount Airy is a true Southern Town with all the
charm of Mayberry.