Outdoor Adventure

Duration: 3 days

Experience the great outdoors. Enjoy an array of activities from fishing, hunting, hiking, horseback riding and golfing, and that’s just Day 1! Take in stunning views of Surry County as you climb the summit of Pilot Mountain, zipline through the treetops and paddle down the Yadkin River. Come to unwind or go to the extreme; either way, it’s an outdoor adventure!

Day 1:Spend the full day at Primland Resort. Check out fly-fishing, hunting, hiking,mountain biking and golfing, then sleep soundly in one of their luxurious suites.

Day 2:Fly hundreds of feet through the treetops on professional zipline courses, then experiencemore great heights by hiking to the summit of Pilot Mountain.

Day 3:Canoe or kayak down the Yadkin River, or slow down the pace and fish on the river banks.Consider a bike ride on one of Surry’s scenic trails or explore nearby Rockford.

Begin Day 1 of your adventure by exploring all of the outdoor activities at the famous

Primland Resortin Meadows of Dan, VA.

Start your day by taking a lesson on the art of fly-fishing from a knowledgeable guide. Sign up for a guided catch and release fly fishing tour on the Dan River or cast your line in one of many fully stocked trout and largemouth bass ponds on the property.

For hunting enthusiasts, take a half-day wingshooting hunt (September through April), with a resort gun-dog, hunt within your own assigned area during deer season (November and early December), or take down a wild turkey on a guided gobbler hunt (April through mid-May). Or, try out the mile-long Sporting Clays course all year round.

In the afternoon, take in the scenic beauty of the Meadows of Dan and Dove Mountain by foot, horseback, ATV or mountain bike on miles of trails. Or, if golf is more your speed, sign up for a tee time and play the challenging and scenic holes at the world famous Highland Courseat Primland.

Spend the night in one of the lodge’s luxurious suites, cottages or mountain homes.

To start the morning of Day 2, head down to scenic Surry’s Westfield and take a thrilling ride through the treetops at Carolina Ziplines Canopy Touron one or both of their breath-taking courses 50 feet above the forest floor.

After your journey through the trees, take a trip to Pilot Mountain State Park for a picnic lunch and then some hiking along the Sauratown Trails. Take in stunning views of Surry from the pinnacle ofPilot Mountainor bring your binoculars and search forfeathered quarry on one of the N.C. Birding Trails.

There are several campgrounds and cabins close by to choose from, as well as your more traditional hotels and B&Bs. Visit verysurry.com and go to Lodging for a complete list of accommodations.

Start Day 3 by heading over to Rockford for a half-day or full day canoeing or kayaking trip with Yadkin River Adventures. The company offers equipment rental and shuttle service, so all you have to worry about is paddling.

Relax and enjoy the rest of your day fishing along the banks of the Yadkin, absorbing its the natural beauty and tranquility. Or, take in Surry’s natural beauty on a bike ride along part of the Surry Scenic Bikeway that connects in Rockford.

End your day by exploring historic Rockford and dropping by the Rockford General Store, a quaint shop that’s considered a must-visit when you’re in the area.

Want to spend another day enjoying all the outdoor activities in Surry? Explore the possibilities at verysurry.com/ outdoor-activities. Or check out another Very Surry itinerary at verysurry.com/trip-planning-itineraries.

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