Agritourism Attractions including Mercier Orchards
Farms & Orchards
Visit orchards, farmer's markets, farms and vineyards in the area.
8660 Blue Ridge Drive (Highway 5), Blue Ridge
Mercier Orchards, the largest apple orchard in the southeast, is known as Southern Living Magazine's "favorite roadside apple market," but it is much, much more. For 75 years, the Mercier family has been welcoming visitors to taste the fruits of the mountains, and the yummy fried pies and fritters that come from the fruit!
U-Pick Your own Fruit
Pick your own strawberries, blueberries and apples in season, and take the kids on a tractor tour of the orchard during your visit. The orchard grows 20 varieties of apples, along with strawberries, peaches, blueberries and blackberries.
Mercier's Bakery and Deli
Mercier's bakery makes the most famous fried apple pies in the mountains -- also peach, blueberry, chocolate and coconut, among others. Have a country breakfast or sandwich in the deli.
Farm Winery and Tasting Room
Mercier's makes Georgia's first Hard Apple Cider from farm grown apples. Visit their tasting room and sample the cider and local and regional wines.
2984 Mobile Road, McCaysville
Mountainview Orchards is a old fashioned apple orchard and fruit market you won't want to miss. Pick your own apples all season, and take your group on a hayride and fireside dinner in the fall. While you're there, eat delicious Southern food at the Cider House Café.
The Blue Ridge Farmer's Market
Don't miss the local farmer's market each Saturday in Downtown Blue Ridge City Park beginning in early June. Take home some heirloom tomatoes, fresh eggs, bread, flowers, handmade pottery, crafts and lots more.
450 Tipton Trail, Morganton
Serenberry Vineyards is Fannin County's own local vineyard, located off of Highway 60 between Morganton and Suches. Serenberry is a charming farm winery with a laid back country atmosphere and delicious wine tastings.
Bear Claw Vineyards
2281 Tennis Court Road, Blue Ridge
Located just minutes from downtown Blue Ridge, Bear Claw Vineyards is the newest winery in the area. Soak up the beauty of the vineyards while sipping their tasty wine in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains.
Bear Claw Vineyards
The North Georgia Farm Trail
The North Georgia Farm Trail links the communities on Hwy 515 from Jasper to Hiawassee. Discover farms, farmer's markets, orchards, vineyards and more by following this link North Georgia Farm Trail.