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Outdoor Adventure

Start At Primland Resort

Begin Day 1 of your adventure by exploring all of the outdoor activities at the famous Primland Resort in Meadows of Dan, VA. Take a lesson on the art of fly-fishing from a knowledgeable guide. Sign up for a guided catch and release fly fishing tour on the Dan River or cast your line in one of many fully stocked trout and largemouth bass ponds on the property.

Hunting enthusiasts may take a half-day wingshooting hunt (September through April), with a resort gun-dog, hunt within your own assigned area during deer season  (November and early December), or take down a wild turkey on a guided gobbler hunt (April through mid-May). Or, try out the mile-long Sporting Clays course all year round.

Surry County Scenery

In the afternoon, take in the scenic beauty of the Meadows of Dan and Dove Mountain by foot, horseback, ATV or mountain bike on miles of trails. Or, if golf is more your speed, sign up for a tee time and play the challenging and scenic holes at the world famous Highland Course at Primland. Spend the night in one of the lodge's luxurious suites, cottages or mountain homes.

To start the morning of Day 2, head down to scenic Surry's Westfield and take a thrilling ride through the treetops at Carolina Ziplines Canopy Tour on one or both of their breath-taking courses 50 feet above the forest floor. After your journey through the trees, take a trip to Pilot Mountain State Park for a picnic lunch and then some hiking along the Sauratown Trails. Take in stunning views of Surry County from the pinnacle of Pilot Mountain or bring your binoculars and search for feathered quarry on one of the N.C. Birding Trails.

Cabins, Campgrounds, B&Bs and Hotels

There are several campgrounds and cabins close by to choose from, as well as your more traditional hotels and B&Bs. See our Lodging section for a list of places to stay in Surry County - from camping to hotels to bed and breakfast, we've got you covered.

Day Three: Yadkin River Adventures

Head over to Rockford for canoeing or kayaking with Yadkin River Adventures. The company offers equipment rental and shuttle service, so all you have to worry about is paddling. Relax and enjoy the rest of your day fishing along the banks of the Yadkin River, absorbing its the natural beauty and tranquility. Or, take in Surry County's natural beauty on a bike ride along part of the Surry Scenic Bikeway that connects in Rockford. End your day exploring historic Rockford and dropping by the Rockford General Store, a quaint shop that's considered a must-visit when you're in the area.

Spend another day enjoying all the outdoor activities in Surry County or check out another Very Surry itinerary.

Upcoming Events

Come out for the Easter festivities at Grassy Creek Vineyard & Winery!
Come out and enjoy a movie at the EARLE Theatre (Downtown Cinema) in Mount Airy!