Did you know Elkin is a great place for hiking along trails and visiting wineries?
The readers of the travel website GetawaysForGrownups.com sure do. The website, which is geared toward travelers age 21 and older, has written two nice articles about the friendly town of Elkin here in the Yadkin Valley.
One article focuses on hiking and the great network of trails being constructed by the Elkin Valley Trails Association. The writer spent time on the trails with EVTA volunteers and did a question-and-answer session with Denise Lyon of the EVTA.
To read the hiking article, click here
The winery article, entitled "Uncork Yadkin Valley," sets Elkin as a base camp for visiting the many wineries in Surry County and the Yadkin Valley.
The writer chose the upscale Fairfield Inn & Suites in Elkin as her base camp and focused on six wineries in the region, including two in Elkin – Adagio Vineyards and Elkin Creek Vineyards.
Praise was heaped upon the individual wineries, as well as the Yadkin Valley in general: “In the past six years, the wines have gone from ‘pretty good’ to ‘great.’ ” To read the wine-related article, click here
More info about these wineries and many more in the Yadkin Valley is available by visiting our wineries page
Feb. 19, 2018
Hit the Trifecta with Beer, Barbecue & Wine at Elkin's Skull Camp Brewery & Smokehouse
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Jan. 1, 2019
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July 27, 2019
Check Out Bluegrass and Old Time Music Jams Six Days a Week in Surry County
To experience old-time and bluegrass music in person, check out one of these local jam sessions. And if you play an instrument, bring it along and be prepared to jump in and hang on!
Nov. 7, 2014
Elkin Hotel Top in its Class
In a business sector where service is king, there is nothing quite as gratifying as being recognized for delivering a memorably positive guest experience, and the Fairfield Inn and Suites of Elkin has reason to be proud after winning the Bill Marriot Chairman's Annual Award for four consecutive years.