What Are Some Things to Do While on Vacation in Mount Airy, North Carolina?


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Mount Airy is primarily known as the inspiration for the fictional Mayberry, and there are many points of interest for fans of "The Andy Griffith Show" and "Mayberry R.F.D." Some examples are tours of the city in a vintage squad car replica and a recreation of the television courthouse.

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The Old City Jail recreates the courthouse seen in many episodes of "The Andy Griffith Show." The cars used to tour the city are replicas of 1962 Ford Galaxie police cars. The city also holds an annual "Mayberry Days" celebration on the last weekend of September that usually draws tens of thousands of visitors.

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