Visiting The Town of Mayberry in Mount Airy NC

NORTH CAROLINA - Located in the Appalachian mountains of North Carolina, Mount Airy is a small town that is a prime inspiration for the fictional town of Mayberry from the television show "The Andy Griffith Show." Mount Airy is also a town where Andy Griffith grew up.

Visiting The Town of Mayberry in Mount Airy NC


The town of Mount Airy is a fun place to visit if you're a fan of the TV show. Many of the places mentioned on the show are located here. The town is known for its "Mayberry" attractions.

Mount Airy's economy depends on tourism. The town produces $100 million per year. The town's tourism industry includes "Mayberry" merchandise and souvenir shops. Numerous attractions are devoted to the television show, including the Andy Griffith Museum. You can even rent a room at the home where Andy lived when he was a child.

You can also check out Floyd's Barber Shop, located at Floyd's Service Station. You can also see the Mayberry Distillery, which produces small-batch whiskey. You can also visit the Andy Griffith Playhouse, where Andy Griffith went to elementary school.

The Andy Griffith Museum in Mount Airy features exhibits on Andy's life. There are also exhibits about his career in film and theater. The museum also has a statue of Andy and Opie.

The Andy Griffith Playhouse is also located in Mount Airy. It is now the home of a theater where shows are screened. You can also visit the 1938 Earle Theater, which is home to a music venue.