The 15 Best Things to Do in Elkin NC & the Yadkin Valley

Main Street in Downtown Elkin NC

[Updated 6/26/2023] Just east of the Blue Ridge Mountains, rocky ridges smooth out into the rolling hills and lively mountain streams known as the North Carolina Piedmont. North of I-40, Mt. Airy often steals the headlines. The charming mountain town is best known as the home of Andy Griffith and the setting for The Andy Griffith … Read more

10 Wonderful Yadkin Valley Wineries Worth Visiting

Yadkin Valley Wineries

If you’re a food and wine lover and you’ve never explored the Yadkin Valley in NC, you’re really missing out!   The Yadkin Valley region is full of wineries and vineyards to visit, with 44 Yadkin Valley wineries to choose from.  Encompassing 1,400,000 acres, the Yadkin Valley AVA (American Viticultural Area) includes 7 counties in … Read more