By Guest Blogger Marisa Tomasic, Ph.D.

On your next visit to Mount Airy, your family will delight in touring the town in vintage style.  See the landmarks, learn a bit of history, and take in the Mayberry experience by scheduling your tour with our classic squad cars, old-fashioned mule-drawn wagons, or dapper vintage autos. Enjoy a simple day trip brimming with nostalgia, and one that you’re sure to always remember!

Squad Car Tours

From Wally’s Gas Station, to Andy Griffith’s childhood home, to the area’s famous granite quarry, your family and friends will love cruising past these sites in true Mayberry style. Squad Car Tours are also available for special occasions and events and even offer gift certificates!  Find them at 625 S. Main Street, and contact them at 336-789-OPIE (6743). Check out their link for additional information and details about booking your tour.

Mayberry Mules

Take a ride through town and learn about popular Mayberry sites with a couple of adorable mules and their owner as your tour guides!  Kids and adults alike will enjoy climbing aboard the wagon and leisurely making their way down main street while learning about Mayberry and its role in attracting visitors from all over the world to the quaint, charming town of Mount Airy.

Enjoy your tour on Saturdays and some Sundays, and be sure to call ahead to ensure that the weather will be cooperative!  They can be reached at 336-710-27834.  Click on their link for all the details.

Model A Tours, Inc. at Memories on Main

See the city and chat about the Andy Griffith Show in an authentic Model A Ford when you book a tour with Model A Tours.  The 1920’s meet Mayberry in this whimsical jaunt through town.

They are located at 140 N. Main Street and can be contacted at 336-710-9119.   Go to their link for the full scoop.

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