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Mercier Orchards, Blue Ridge

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Open since 1943, Mercier Orchards brings people together with nature in various fruit picking events. The orchard features U-pick opportunities; apple picking is the most popular and the site offers more than 35 different varieties of the fruit. Depending on the season, you can find strawberries, cherries, blueberries, peaches, plums, nectarines, and pumpkins in this countryside haven. The orchard features a bakery and deli store, a fruit market, and a winery.You can buy fresh fruits and fruit pies, ciders, dressings, and sauces, fruit jellies, butters, and preserves on site and taste specialty candies, such as apples dipped in dark or white chocolate fudge, or glazed nuts and brittles. If you're not sure what to choose, try a staff favorite--the apple cinnamon bread. Plan to visit Mercier Orchards during your Blue Ridge vacation using our convenient Blue Ridge trip maker app .
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  • Rita at the information/visitors desk was so helpful! She gave us a lot of info on the area and offered suggestions on dinner that evening. She was made sure we knew about a few places that might be c...  more »
  • We bought the fried pies and the best set potatoes. Great customer service. We were staying in blue ridge and visited it was well worth it.  more »
  • Everyone in there seemed genuinely happy to be at work. The happy room is amazing, and the food is just as good. I highly recommend.  more »
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  • Mercier Orchard is a MUST! Everything is so well ran. We've taken the hay ride to go apple picking & had a blast! The guides are super helpful & informative. (I had no idea prior to visiting the orchard that there's shop many kinds of apples) The orchard has an amazing store, bakery, restaurant & cider house. Always clean & well stocked with abundant choices. It's very kid friendly. They do fun things for every season. We visit from Orlando almost every year. Of you don't live near by, make sure you stock up...once you've had their apple butter (the peach butter is amazing too) you'll never be satisfied with other brands.
  • This was an absolutely awesome experience from start to finish. Well worth the amount of money we spent in there every time Corner we went around we ended up buying something else. Took 3 bushels of apples home with us as well. This has become a new yearly go to destination for us wish we would have known about it sooner.
  • The deli has a great breakfast, quick service and friendly staff. The bakery bakes and fries pies fresh daily. We recommend the apple fritters and the fried cherry hand pie. Also recommend picking up a blackberry pie and heating that up to eat with vanilla bean ice cream. Local honey, preserves, jellies, butters, jams also available.
  • All kinds of APPLES. DESSERTS. RELISHES. INTERESTING MIX OF BEERS N WINES. TASTING OPTIONS. DO NOT LEAVE YOUR ID IN YR CAR LIKE I DID. NO MATTER HOW OLD YOU ARE GEORGIA NEEDS ID BEFORE YOU TAKE A TASTING SIP 😲😄
  • This was an absolutely fantastic place to visit and we only found it by accident. We were driving from Tennessee to Atlanta Georgia and this was on the way and once we seen the sign we actually made a u-turn to come back and thank goodness we did. The staff here is beyond amazing and friendly they let you sample food and they have a Tasting Room to try other local Brews if they make. I live in Florida and it makes me sad that I have to drive so far if I want to revisit this place.
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