The museum also houses items donated by other actors, including Don Knotts (Barney Fife), George Lindsey (Goober) and Betty Lynn (Thelma Lou).
It features the same stage where a young Andy Griffith made his first appearance, singing a song in the school's talent show.
This section of the river has been restored and is great for wildlife viewing, kayaking, canoeing and trout fishing.
Beary Country carries a large selection of glassware, antiques, primitives, vintage items, baskets, home decor, holiday items, furniture, Willow Tree and Yankee Candles.
Located in downtown Mount Airy across from the Andy Griffith Playhouse, this venue offers great events from early spring through late fall.
Established by the U.S. Congress in 1985, the site includes an outdoor amphitheater and indoor interpretive center used to highlight an important strand of American musical culture, which is still alive and thriving in the region.
Set amidst a backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Cross Creek Country Club is an 18-hole championship layout that stretches to nearly 6,800 yards from the back tees and plays to a par of72.
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission's delayed harvest is a popular program in which certain waters are stocked with rainbow, brook and brown trout in spring and fall.
The Mount Airy Museum of Regional History houses an exhibit on the musical career of Grammy Award winning country music star Donna Fargo, including stage outfits, photographs, records and other memorabilia.
Located in the Old North State Winery on Main Street in Mount Airy, the Downtown Deli offers fresh, homemade food.
The Historic Earle Theatre, circa 1937, is an art deco theater open year-round for live music, touring concerts, select movies and the Saturday morning Merry-Go-Round radio broadcast. Known for bluegrass and Old Time music acts.
It is also home of the annual Sonker Festival, held the first Saturday in October to honor Surry County's celebrated local dessert.