The last thing you want right before your vacation starts is to still be figuring out the logistics of how to get there. If the ins and outs of arriving at the vacation home of your dreams simply slipped your mind, you need to think quickly so you can get to your stress-free and relaxing holiday in a pinch. Even for those procrastinators who leave everything until the last minute, there is still time for you to figure out how to get to your holiday spot, the top points of interest, the best times to visit, and the history of the area. Talk about preparation! We have gathered all of these important tidbits of North Carolina travel information so you are fully equipped before you even step foot in the Yadkin Valley – that’s right, you are going to the heart of the Appalachian and Blue Ridge Mountains for your nature-centric and outdoor-focused vacation.
Yadkin Valley History
The Yadkin Valley was first settled by Native American tribes in the early 17th century until the Europeans settled in the area in the mid-18th century. Since then, it has evolved and boomed into a wine-making region that is famous for its tasty pours.
Yadkin Valley Transportation
Even if you do not want to rent a car during your North Carolina travel, don’t worry – you can head to tons of attractions and points of interest on foot, by bus, or by the local shuttle. The YVEDDI Public Transportation offers door-to-door transportation for residents and those visiting Yadkin, Davies, and Surry counties. This makes it easy for you and your entire family to get around with ease. Plus, the one-way bus tickets in and out of the county are super cheap and affordable for longer trips.
Yadkin Valley Points of Interest
The good thing about your vacation here is there is SO much to do! We guarantee that you and your loved ones will never be bored, whether you are here for a long weekend or a summer getaway. Head to Stone Mountain State Park to gaze at flora and fauna and go hiking. Check out Southern on Main, a fancy southern-inspired restaurant that has yummy teak, ice-cold beer, and all the fixings. Or check out one of the numerous wineries to have the perfect pour of Cabernet Sauvignon and learn about how the wine is made. We also recommend going to Lake Hampton Pier to go fishing, the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center for an educational afternoon, Daniel’s playground with your kids, and Pirate’s Landing Restaurant to feel like you are walking the plank! Book our vacation rentals in the North Carolina mountains here!