Elkin is the geographic center of the stunning Yadkin Valley located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. When looking for somewhere to stay which is more traditional, Elkin is ideal as the residents are caring people who are proud of their rich ancestral and cultural history. The area offers some of the best places to hike and bike to see the wonderful color display. In summer, guests can float down the Yadkin River in the historical downtown of Elkin in kayaks or canoes. Elkin offers are variety of restaurants, wineries and vineyards to satisfy every pallet. This location has something for every personality.