Archive for September, 2013

Golf, Grapes, & Griffith (Two-Day Golf and Mayberry Trip)

Posted on: September 27th, 2013 by 89and52 No Comments

Combine Yadkin Valley golf with stops at several Yadkin Valley wineries. Along the way, explore the town of Mount Airy, the “real” Mayberry.

Day 1

Morning

Head into Mount Airy for a tour of the Andy Griffith Museum and take a nostalgic ride in an old Ford Galaxy squad car to see sites that relate to The Andy Griffith Show.

Lunch

Sample wines at Old North State Winery and Brewery in downtown Mount Airy while chowing down on your lunch in this urban winery that also serves as a deli.

Afternoon

Play a round of Yadkin Valley golf on Cross Creek Country Club, a top 100 North Carolina Golf Course designed by noted golf architect Ellis Maples.

Evening

Check in at Hampton Inn and Suites at Shelton Vineyards before heading over to Harvest Grill located inside the vineyard. Tip: Ask to sit in the air conditioned patio that overlooks the scenic property.

Day 2

Morning

Try your golf swing at the Ellis Mapples designed Cedarbrook Country Club while challenging yourself with its four sets of tees and variety of course setups.

Lunch

Dine and drink wines at Twenty One & Main Restaurant and Bar in downtown Elkin in a casual, fine-dining atmosphere.

Afternoon

Continue your tasting tour through the Upper Yadkin Valley Wine Trail starting in historic downtown Elkin. Stop by any of four wineries—Brushy Mountain Winery, Elkin Creek Vineyards, Grassy Creek Vineyards, and MicRitchie Winery and Ciderworks—that offer much in the way of fun and fantastic scenery.

Evening

Check in at one of several creek-side cabins at Elkin Creek Vineyards, each with a full kitchen, stone fireplace, living room area, bedroom area, full bath, and porch with swings facing Elkin Creek.

You are sure to enjoy this special Yadkin Valley Wine and Mayberry Golf Trip.

A Weekend in the Yadkin Valley

Posted on: September 18th, 2013 by 89and52 No Comments

NC Destinations: A Weekend in the Yadkin Valley

Welcome to the Mount Airy, North Carolina Media Center. Here we hope to provide you with everything you need to tell the story of our great city. If you would like more information, please contact us and we will be happy to assist you with photos, videos, interviews, tours and more. And make sure you “Like” us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for the most up-to-date information.

Jessica Icenhour Roberts Director of Tourism & Marketing 336.786.6116 tourism@visitmayberry.com

Mayberry Comes to Life at 24th Festival in Mt. Airy

Posted on: September 17th, 2013 by 89and52 No Comments

24th Annual Mayberry Days

Welcome to the Mount Airy, North Carolina Media Center. Here we hope to provide you with everything you need to tell the story of our great city. If you would like more information, please contact us and we will be happy to assist you with photos, videos, interviews, tours and more. And make sure you “Like” us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for the most up-to-date information.

Jessica Icenhour Roberts Director of Tourism & Marketing 336.786.6116 tourism@visitmayberry.com

Freedom! 10 Trips without the Kids!

Posted on: September 10th, 2013 by 89and52 No Comments

Primland Makes CNN’s List for – Freedom! 10 trips without the kids!

Welcome to the Mount Airy, North Carolina Media Center. Here we hope to provide you with everything you need to tell the story of our great city. If you would like more information, please contact us and we will be happy to assist you with photos, videos, interviews, tours and more. And make sure you “Like” us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for the most up-to-date information.

Jessica Icenhour Roberts
Director of Tourism & Marketing
336.786.6116
tourism@visitmayberry.com