Mayfield Visitor Centers Feature Family Fun Close to Home

ATHENS, Tenn., June 13 /PRNewswire/ — With gas prices impacting summer travel planning, the Mayfield Dairy Farms Visitor Centers, located in Braselton, Ga. and Athens, Tenn., are great one-day summer get-aways for anyone in the southeast looking for a fun adventure.

A day-trip to the Mayfield Visitor Centers gives an inside look into history, nutrition, science/technology, research and development, art – oh, and great flavor! They’re all combined in one fun tour to delight visitors of all ages while leaving money in your pocket and gas in your tank.

You’ll “get the scoop” when you tour one of the largest dairy plants in the Southeastern United States. Enjoy a short video history of the dairy, learn why Mayfield is the gold standard of milk and why it’s one of the top brands in the nation and the opportunity to taste the creamy difference of Mayfield Ice Cream.

In Tennessee

Travelers on I-75 in East Tennessee have easy access to the Athens Visitor Center. The Visitor Center and Tour take you on a journey through the history of Mayfield from its beginnings to the present. You’ll see a special film presentation, followed by a plant tour that lets you see how milk is bottled and the production of ice cream and novelty items. In Athens, plant tours begin every 30 minutes from 9a.m. – 4p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, hourly on Wednesday, and from 9a.m. – 1p.m Saturday. The best time to see actual production of milk is before 11a.m. All tours are free of charge. Milk is processed every day except Wednesday, and ice cream is produced every day except Saturday. The ice cream parlor and gift shop are open Monday through Saturday. For more information call, 1-800-MAYFIELD (1-800-629-3435).

In Georgia

Drivers on I-85 in Northeast Georgia can watch milk production at the Braselton Visitor Center through a wide-windowed central hall overlooking operations. Tours start and conclude in a rustic, 4,700 sq.-ft. center that includes a theatre, scoop and gift shops. In Braselton, free plant tours begin every 30 minutes from 9a.m. – 4p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. The best time to see actual production of milk is before 11a.m. Tours begin every hour Saturdays from 9a.m. – 1p.m. All tours are free of charge. The ice cream parlor and gift shop are open Monday through Saturday. For more information call, 1-888-298-0396.

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