The Moravians saw something special when they settled this region of central North Carolina in the 1750s. There’s even more to explore here today, from the “Furniture Capital of the World” and the nation’s largest pottery community to our state’s most well-known wine region, Andy Griffith’s home, luxury lodging and the nation's largest natural-habitat zoo.

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  • North Carolina Zoo
  • Old Salem Museums & Gardens
  • Mount Airy “Mayberry”
  • Yadkin Valley Wineries
  • Seagrove Pottery
  • Furnitureland South

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