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Most all stores were open with plenty of parking, merchandise and the most friendly people. So much... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Louisville, Ohio
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Very touristy and commercial but yet sort of fun

You will see lots of references to the Andy Griffith show and its' characters, lots of souvenir... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joe W
Austin, Texas
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“antique stores”(18 reviews)
“snappy lunch”(32 reviews)
“lots of shops”(12 reviews)
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Main Street, Mount Airy, NC 27030
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 29 July 2013

We made a quick stop on our way from Ohio to Wilmington NC. Very easy detour and then get back on I40. We parked in the historic area ( no charge) on a Friday. Not crowded. Went to Chamber of Commerce ( bathrooms) and got...More

11  Thank Barbara B
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 13 July 2018

My wife and I decided to stop here on our way from Nashville to Williamsburg. This town must thank Andy Griffith every day for putting them on the map! It's a cute little downtown, quite "touristy". Its good for about an hour walk thru. The...More

3  Thank Butch E
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All reviews antique stores snappy lunch lots of shops main street barber shop downtown mt public restrooms andy griffith both sides small town pies walker's soda fountain sweet town plenty of free parking great town pork chop sandwich step back in time
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Most all stores were open with plenty of parking, merchandise and the most friendly people. So much is captured in an old fashioned good downtown site. Just so nice to feel so good about traditional priorities

Thank Irishtiger525
Reviewed 1 week ago

You will see lots of references to the Andy Griffith show and its' characters, lots of souvenir shops, etc. Several restaurants to chose from but my favorite was the Old North Wine Shop. Be sure to stop by the sock outlet. Some real bargains on...More

Thank Joe W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a cute small town. Lots of Andy Griffith memorabilia and gift items. There are a few antique stores and gift shops. Also there is a winery in the one end of town where you can have dinner. There is also a regional museum...More

Thank fic1225
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even in the rain the locals are friendly, friendly, friendly. While I was there for a fall festival I have no doubt they'll treat you just the same. Take the Patrol Car tour ride through town and ask for Larry. Check out the Whiskey Tasting...More

Thank smilepro
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The downtown area is quaint and beautiful. Many locations have not changed through the years. This town is a great tribute to the Andy Griffith Show.

Thank jajenkins4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Got to see a car cruise with old cars, hot rods, vintage cars and sports cards. DJ playing music and pretty busy with visitors and locals. Nice weather. Everyone was pleasant. Stop and try the Moonshine Ice Cream. Great time!

Thank TravelSafeBrianM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mount Airy is a nice little town but not much to do. There is a nice little stretch of the town where there are a few gifts shops, pizza shops and a nice ice cream place but other than that i'm not sure what one...More

Thank EcoTraveler13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed walking through town. Saw Andy's house, barber shop, museum. Very quaint. Glad I stopped passing through.

Thank longfordasurf101
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Went on a Monday so no crowds - easy to walk around - plenty of interesting shops to visit - ate at Barneys downtown area is cute - plenty to do ! Will repeat !

Thank 352bobs
Reviewed 13 October 2018

This is a very fun little town to come to. I just wish we had had more time to visit here. Everyone here were very friendly.

Thank moosetide
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John W
9 November 2018|
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Response from moosetide | Reviewed this property |
I was not there on a Sunday so I do not know, sorry.
Frank A
18 September 2017|
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Response from Gina S | Reviewed this property |
Downtown proper has only parallel parking and so RV's are too big. There are public lots off of the main street but none that I know of are for RV's. The Veteran's Park not only has ample parking, it also has set-ups for... More
Linda W
9 July 2017|
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Some are some are not