Squad Car Tours

625 S. Main Street
Mt. Airy NC 27030

    Mount Airy's famous Mayberry Squad Car Tours. This is an exciting tour of our historic town and all it's famous Mayberry landmarks. We'll start you off at the famous Wally's Fillin Station, then take a ride down main street and check out all the sites like the Blue Bird Diner, Floyds Barber shop, Snappy Lunch and then we'll swing by Andy's original homeplace.



    World's Largest Open-Face Granite Quarry

    Hwy 103
    Mount Airy NC 27030
    336-786-5141

      Mount Airy, nicknamed "The Granite City," is home to the largest open face granite quarry in the world. There are larger pit quarries throughout the world but no larger open face quarries.Visit our observation deck where you can see nearly all the activities and are close enough to be plenty startled when we set off an explosionwhich occurs several times each day. The observation deck can be reached by car, and access is open without restriction each day that the quarry is in operation, including weekends, during the daylight hours.



      Grassy Creek Cabooses

      278 Caboose Lane
      Fancy Gap VA 24328

        Come spend some time in a completely refurbished railroad caboose (with all the modern amenities) just off the Blue Ridge Parkway at Orchard Gap, mile marker 193.5. Grassy Creek Cabooses are caboose cabins in the mountains near Fancy Gap Virginia with 2 person jacuzzi's in each caboose.



        The Blowing Rock

        432 Rock Road
        Blowing Rock NC 28605
        828-295-7111

          The Blowing Rock, North Carolina's oldest travel attraction since 1933, is an immense cliff 4,000 feet above sea level overhanging Johns River Gorge 3,000 feet below. Open all year weather permitting in Blowing Rock, North Carolina.



          Shallowford Popcorn Farm

          3732 Hartman Road
          Yadkinville NC 27055
          336-463-5938

            Shallowford Farms is a family owned and operated agribusiness that grows, harvests and produces popcorn. Aside from the common flavors: butter, caramel, and cheese flavors, Shallowford pops fun tastes such as grape, green apple, cherry, chocolate, blue raspberry and butter rum. The farm also provides tours of the popcorn plant and don't forget to visit the gift shop where you can find unique gift ideas and buy your favorite popcorn.



            Tweetsie Railroad

            300 Tweetsie Railroad Lane
            Blowing Rock NC 28605
            800-526-5740

              There are a lot of great things in store when you visit Tweetsie Railroad! Three exciting rides have been added to the Country Fair, and our new section, The Hacienda, will be the setting our new dark ride, Den of Lost Thieves!