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A Weekend Getaway to the Yadkin Valley

If you’re looking for a weekend away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, then look no further than Surry County and Yadkin Valley! This area is renowned for its art, craft, wine, and small town charm. It’s the perfect place to enjoy the beauty of nature while taking in some unique local culture.

Discover Unique Art And Craft

Surry County--home to Elkin and Mt. Airy--is home to dozens of quaint shops offering locally crafted items. Stroll along the Main Street of Elkin, The Foothills Arts Center, or visit one of the many galleries in Mount Airy for an unforgettable experience. Not only will you find beautiful art pieces but also

A statue of Andy Griffith in Mt. Airy, Griffith's hometown.

get the chance to meet with local artists who will tell you stories about their work.

Sip On Local Wine & Enjoy The Scenery

The Yadkin Valley Wine Trail is known for its world-class vineyards. Visit one of several wineries in the area to sample some delightful wines. While sipping on your favorite vintages, take in some stunning views of rolling hillsides or lush woodlands – it doesn’t get better than this!

Experience Mayberry Charm

For those looking for an old-fashion

ed getaway, Mount Airy is sure to deliver!

Joe Thrift, Luthier

Step back in time by visiting downtown Mount Airy – famously known as “Mayberry” – where each street corner has its own unique character. Spend some time browsing through antique stores, world class museums, or have lunch at one of the cozy diners – it really does feel like walking through a different era!

That Round Peak Sound

The Earle in Mt. Airy is a historic "old-time music heritage hall" that celebrates the music unique to this area. The Round Peak style of bluegrass, from the Round Peak community just outside of town, is famous for its clawhammer style of banjo and the fiddle tunes from greats such as Tommy Jerrell, Fred Cockerham, and Charlie Lowe.

Whether you’re looking for art & craft, wine tasting, breathtaking scenery or just a relaxing weekend away from it all – Surry County and Yadkin Valley offer something special for everyone! So come on down and experience all that this beautiful region has to offer – we guarantee that you won't be disappointed!


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