There is no denying, the Tar Heel State loves its small towns. North Carolina is home to many small communities rich in history and picturesque site-seeing that provide an opportunity for relaxation and family togetherness without the hustle and bustle of larger cities. Elkin, NC is one of those places. If you’re a fan of friendly people and unique experiences, pack up your car and head out to discover it’s irresistible charm.
Featured as one of Budget Travel's Top 10 “America’s Coolest Small Towns in 2014”; Elkin sits along the Yadkin River in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. It is quaint, welcoming, and unique. Did we mention it’s also in the heart of wine country?
Downtown you will find restaurants with live music, a selection of gourmet goodies, specialty boutique shops, art galleries, antiques and more! Elkin combines the charm of a small town with events and entertainment you’d expect in a much larger city.
If you plan to visit during the months of May-August, Cruise-Ins on Main Street are the thing to do! Festivals, wineries and breweries, walking tours, art hikes, and parades can also be found throughout the year. Whether you spend a day, a weekend or have plans to relocate, you are sure to enjoy everything this historic city has to offer.
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to learn more about Elkin over the next few weeks as we share some of the highlights from our recent trip including a train depot renovation you have to see to believe.