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Mount Airy, North Carolina

  • Floyd's City Barber Shop

    Floyd's City Barber Shop is a real-life barber shop. Owner Russell Hiatt used to cut Andy Griffith's hair. Russell has a "Wall of Fame" in the shop. It contains more than 20,000 pictures of visito...
    Floyd's City Barber Shop
  • Siamese Twins Burial Site

    The original Siamese twins, Eng and Chang Bunker, are buried outside the Mount Airy city limits in the White Plains Church community.

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    Siamese Twins Burial Site

  • The Thomas House

    Thomas House Bed & Breakfast is located in the Historic Distric on Main Street one block from the Visitors Center and within walking distance of Snappy Lunch, Floyd’s City Barber Shop and the An...
    The Thomas House
  • Oak Crest

    Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Oak Crest offers the best for all worlds. Whether you are looking for a get-away for the weekend with that special someone or you need to hold a s...
    Oak Crest
  • Moore House

    Moore House, circa 1862, is the oldest remaining house in Mount Airy. Located in the front yard is an outstanding rustic hexagonal summer house (circa 1865) constructed with wood poles and intervenin...
    Moore House
  • Old City Jail

    The Mayberry Jail is a local re-creation of "The Courthouse" seen in so many episodes of the The Andy Griffith Show. The Old City Jail was Mount Airy's real jail for many years. The Old City Jail is a...
    Old City Jail
  • Gertrude Smith House

    Built by merchant and landowner Jefferson Davis Smith, this Victorian-style home contains period furnishings and is on National Register of Historic Places. Call 1-800-576-0231 tour schedule. ...
    Gertrude Smith House
  • N. C. Granite Corp.

    Mount Airy is the home of the world's largest open faced granite quarry. The quarry has been in operation since 1889. Many of Mount Airy's churches, homes and businesses are made of Mount Airy grani...
    N. C. Granite Corp.
  • Robert C. Smith House

    Eng and Chang Bunker - "The Original Siamese Twins" Exhibit. An Exhibit on Donna Fargo's musical career including stage outfits and records. Also see Andy Griffith items.

    Robert C. Smith House
  • Snappy Lunch

    Snappy Lunch was mentioned on the Andy Griffith Show and Andy ate here as a young boy. Snappy Lunch is Mount Airy's oldest restaurant, circa 1923. Oprah Winfrey and the Incredible Hulk, Lou Ferrign...
    Snappy Lunch
  • Andy's Homeplace

    Come spend the night at Andy's Homeplace located at 711 Haymore Street, Mount Airy. Andy lived here with his mother and father until he graduated from high school. Furnished with all the comforts of h...
    Andy's Homeplace

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Veterans Memorial Park, Inc.

Site of Mount Airy's annual fiddlers convention and county fair. Located nearby Historic Downtown Mount Airy, the park has 32 full hook-ups as well as primitive sites.

Mount Airy, NC Parks

Floyd's City Barber Shop

Floyd's City Barber Shop is a real-life barber shop. Owner Russell Hiatt used to cut Andy Griffith's hair. Russell has a "Wall of Fame" in the shop. It contains more than 20,000 pictures of visitors--and counting such as Oprah Winfrey and "The Incredible Hulk"

Mount Airy, NC Other Attractions

Snappy Lunch

Snappy Lunch was mentioned on the Andy Griffith Show and Andy ate here as a young boy. Snappy Lunch is Mount Airy's oldest restaurant, circa 1923. Oprah Winfrey and the Incredible Hulk, Lou Ferrigno have been visitors. The Snappy Lunch was featured in the November 1998 issue of Gourmet.

Mount Airy, NC Other Attractions

Old City Jail

The Mayberry Jail is a local re-creation of "The Courthouse" seen in so many episodes of the The Andy Griffith Show. The Old City Jail was Mount Airy's real jail for many years. The Old City Jail is also the site of the annual Mayberry Days Proclamation by the Mayor. The vintage 1962

Mount Airy, NC Other Attractions

Best Western Bryson Inn

Best Western Bryson Inn, 125 Plaza Lane, Mount Airy, is a conveniently located 60-room motel off Hwy. 89. Exit 100 or 101 from I-77 or Exit 6 from Hwy. 74. Shopping, dining and a fuel center is nearby.

Mount Airy, NC Businesses

Things to do near Mount Airy, NC

Goldsboro Municipal Golf Course

18 Hole, newly renovated, John LaFoy design course with bent grass greens, bermuda fairways. Clubhouse features snack bar and...

Cypress Lakes Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

The Campbell House

The homeplace of James Archibald Campbell, founder of Campbell University, was built in 1890 and is on the National Register ...