6 hotels near Mt Airy, North Carolina
Walk through the real-life Mayberry when you stay at Choice Hotels in Mount Airy, NC
See for yourself the inspiration for the fictional North Carolina small town of Mayberry when you stop by Mount Airy. Hotels in this area offer affordable rates and a great location so you can save your money and time by booking Choice Hotels in Mount Airy.
Mount Airy was settled in the 1750s as a stagecoach stop on the road between Winston-Salem, North Carolina and Galax, Virginia. It was named for a nearby plantation. Mount Airy was incorporated in 1885. You can learn this kind of local lore and more at the Mount Airy Museum of Regional History. For many visitors, the town’s Andy Griffith connection brings them to Mount Airy. Griffith was born in Mount Airy and the town’s tourist attractions reflect the show’s popularity. The Mount Airy Visitors Center will direct you to the bronze “Andy and Opie” statue on their way to their favorite fishing spot welcoming you to The Andy Griffith Museum. Everything from Barney Fife’s dating suit to Sherriff Andy’s desk and uniform to Goober’s gas pumps are on display here. You’ll get more than a touch of Mayberry walking through town and seeing an operational Floyd the Barber Shop, a Wally’s Service Station with vintage squad cars displayed and the town’s courthouse and jail. Weaver's Department Store in Main Oak Emporium is the official souvenir shop of The Andy Griffith Show Rerun Watcher's Club.
After you’re done shopping, you can grab a bite to eat at the Blue Bird Diner around the corner or enjoy a treat at the authentic 1950's style Mayberry Soda Fountain Shop. You can see Andy Griffith’s actual boyhood home and "Aunt Bee's Room," a collection of actress Frances Bavier's personal belongings. While you are there, get a photo taken in front of Emmett's pickup truck parked outside. Before saying goodbye to “Mayberry,” take a scenic drive on Andy Griffith Parkway, a ten-mile stretch on U.S. 52 dedicated to the actor. Head south to view Pilot Mountain, which is referred to on The Andy Griffith Show as "Mt. Pilot," where the town’s dairy products come from. In real-life, the town of Pilot Mountain is home to Pilot Mountain State Park. After each day of exploring this city’s attractions, take satisfaction in knowing you have a convenient location to all the options when you stay at one of our Choice Hotels in Mount Airy, NC. Book a room online now!
Mt Airy hotels information
- Number of hotels in Mt Airy6
- Highest Price$113
- Lowest Price$54
- Number of reviews8515
- Avg. rating3.9