Mount Airy, NC – Real Life Mayberry

Tucked in northwestern NC, a stone’s throw from The Blue Ridge Mountains, you’ll find Mt. Airy – the real life hometown of Andy Griffith that inspired Mayberry. With a population of 11,000 souls, Mt. Airy is a bit of heaven in NC. The close knit community abounds in small town charm, eclectic arts and culture […]

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Wild and Wonderful West Virginia: Camp Creek State Park and The Bluestone River

October 31st, 2022: After several days of wild and wonderful adventures in West Virginia’s New River Gorge country, my mom and I began our journey back to Raleigh, NC. Luckily we still have a few rambling roads and gorgeous vistas to explore before this vacation ends. Traveling south on I-77, the road traversed gorgeous mountain […]

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