A Year-Round Guide to Franklin and Nantahala

Escape to the North Carolina Foothills for a fall getaway in Dobson. The winner will receive: Two nights’ suite accommodations at the award-winning Hampton Inn in Dobson (valid through December

Rosemary and Goat Cheese Strata

Escape to the North Carolina Foothills for a fall getaway in Dobson. The winner will receive: Two nights’ suite accommodations at the award-winning Hampton Inn in Dobson (valid through December

Fall Getaway to the Yadkin Valley

Escape to the North Carolina Foothills for a fall getaway in Dobson. The winner will receive:

  • Two nights’ suite accommodations at the award-winning Hampton Inn in Dobson (valid through December 31, 2022)
  • A meal for two on Friday at Little Italy Restaurant in Dobson 
  • A tour of Shelton Vineyards on Saturday, complete with wine tastings, a complimentary bottle of wine, and a meal for two at the acclaimed Harvest Grill
  • Brunch or lunch for two on Sunday at Coach’s Neighborhood Grill in Dobson


The Authority expends remitted occupancy tax revenues to promote travel and tourism in Dobson, North Carolina. The Authority also participates in the Tourism Partnership of Surry County, a collaboration with the five TDAs (i.e. Dobson, Elkin, Mount Airy, Pilot Mountain and Surry County). The Tourism Partnership manages a countywide marketing program with funding provided by all five TDAs.

This story was published on Sep 07, 2022

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