Mount Airy is America’s “Mayberry”, both literally and figuratively. Come enjoy one of Mount Airy’s many festivals, such as ‘Autumn Leaves’ or come for lunch at the world reknown Snappy’s. Drive through and visit on your way to the Blue Ridge Parkway. Visit the surrounding vineyards, enjoy the local Bluegrass, and take a step back into “Mayberry”.
Autumn Leaves Festival . . . A celebration of the cultural music and craft heritage of Mount Airy. This festival is one of the longest running and most successful in North Carolina. Mt. Airy is bustling with activity every second weekend in October.
Mayberry Days . . . Annual September Festival of the Surry Arts Council which celebrates the “Andy Griffith Show” in Mayberry.
Cruise-Ins (Pilot Mountain) . . . Live beach bands and hundreds of classic cars! Held on the first Saturday of each month from May to October.
Reeves Community Center
Come visit this state-of-the-art facility. See More!
- High Tech Fitness Center
- Open Gym
- Free Weights
- Belly Dancing
- Personal Training
- Exercise and Dance Classes
- Tae Kwon Do
- Indoor Walking Track
- Sports Programs
- Kids Center
- After School Program
Cross Creek Country Club
“Nestled at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Cross Creek offers a challenging eighteen-hole course for golfers of all skill levels. With a variety of interesting and picturesque water hazards and strategically placed bunkers, this Joseph L. Lee design takes full advantage of the natural variations in terrain, as well as the scenic beauty of the surrounding area. Aside from a spectacular golf course, you can also take advantage of our new short-game practice facility with a chipping green, bunkers, and a putting green.” See More!
Riverside Park was developed in 1977 and was renovated in 2004 and 2009.
- Picnic Shelters
- Lighted Soccer Field
- Canoe Launch – In Progress
- Greenway – In Progress
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Westwood Park was built in the late 70’s and was renovated in 2006.
- Nature Trails
- Lighted Ballfields
- Fitness Stations
- Disc Golf
- Mountain Bike Trails
- Fishing Pond
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Emily B. Taylor Greenway
This greenway is a multi-purpose trail that goes from West Lebanon Street to Worth Street in Mount Airy. See More!
Ararat River Greenway
This greenway is currently under construction and will begin at Riverside Park and continue to Tharrington Elementary School. See More!
Sauratown Riding Trail
This is an official section of the NC Mountains to the Sea Trail that connects PilotMountain State Park and Hanging Rock State Park. This trail is approximately 35 miles in length. See More!
- Horseback Riding
New River Trail
The New River Trail offers 52 miles of bicycle trails along the New River. See More!
Pilot Mountain State Park
What a view! See More!
- Rock Climbing
Hanging Rock State Park
This is one of Stokes’ Counties “Treasures”! See More!
- Hiking Trails – Waterfalls
- Rock Climbing
Surry Arts Council
Providing quality entertainment, education, and enrichment through performing arts, the Surry Arts Council goes far beyond the walls of The Andy Griffith Playhouse. See More!
Mount Airy Museum of Regional History
“For many years there has been a fascination with the history and tradition of this back country region at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains.” See More!
Andy Griffith Museum
The Andy Griffith museum opened on September 26, 2009 with an official ribbon cutting during the 20th celebration of Mayberry Days. See More!
Stevens Center for Performing Arts
The University of North Carolina School of the Arts students, along with faculty and guest artists, present more than 400 performances and screenings a year at the School facilities as well as in touring appearances throughout North Carolina, the Southeast and abroad. See More!
Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA)
The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art is a part of the North Carolina Museum of Art. See More!
Delta Fine Arts Center
“Since 1972, Winston-Salem Delta Fine Arts, has been enriching the community through the arts and humanities with an emphasis on the contributions of African Americans.” See More!
Old Salem Museums and Gardens
Old Salem Museums & Gardens is America’s most comprehensive history attraction. The three museums – the Historic Town of Salem, the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA), and the Old Salem Toy Museum – engage visitors in an educational and memorable historical experience about those who lived and worked in the early South. See More!
Reynolda House Museum of American Art
Reynolda House Museum of American Art displays a premier collection of American art from the colonial period to the present. See More!
Mount Airy Public Library
Member of the Northwestern Regional Library. See More!
- Public Computers
- Preschool Story Time
- Summer Reading Program
Public / Private Schools / Universities
Need to know more about local schools?? Check out the following websites!
- Great Schools
- NC Report Card
- Surry Community College – Dobson
- Forsyth Technical Community College – Winston-Salem
- Wake Forest University – Winston-Salem
- Winston-Salem State University– Winston-Salem
- UNC School of the Arts – Winston-Salem
- University of North Carolina – Greensboro
- North Carolina A&T University – Greensboro
- Salem College – Winston-Salem
- Piedmont Baptist College – Winston-Salem
Northern Hospital Stokes-Reynolds Memorial
830 Rockford Street 1570 NC 8 and 89
Brenners Childrens Wake Forest University Baptist
Medical Center Boulevard Medical Center Boulevard
Winston-Salem, NC 27157 Winston-Salem, NC 27157
(336) 716-2255 (336) 716-2255
Forsyth Medical Center Medical Park Hospital
3333 Silas Creek Parkway 1950 South Hawthorne Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27103 Winston-Salem, NC
(336) 718-5000 (336) 718-0785
Quality Inn & Suites Mayberry Motor Inn
2136 Rockford Street 501 Hwy 52 North
Mt. Airy, NC Mt. Airy, NC
(336) 789-2000 (336) 786-4109
Hampton Inn Microtel Suites
2029 Rockford St 1293 Newsome St
Mt. Airy, NC Mt. Airy, NC
(336) 789-5999 (336) 789-7660
Home Place Park Hampton Inn Shelton Vineyards
258 Home Place Park Rd 150 Charlestowne Drive
Ararat, NC Dobson, NC
(336) 374-5173 (336) 353-9400