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Mayfield Dairy Farm

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Address: 4 Mayfield Lane, Athens, TN 37371
Phone Number: 1-800-629-3435
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Toured packaging of milk & ice cream into various size containers.

This was very informative. Had a wonder lady for our tour guide..! Mostly stairs on walking tour. No cameras or recording devices on tour. With the fee of $4.50 received very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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Chattanooga, Tennessee, Usa
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Chattanooga, Tennessee, Usa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This was very informative. Had a wonder lady for our tour guide..! Mostly stairs on walking tour. No cameras or recording devices on tour. With the fee of $4.50 received very nice sized cone and/or cup of ice cream. So many varieties to choose from..!!! There is a store that all kinds of souvenirs that can be purchased. There is... More 

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Fenwick michigan
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8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This is so worth the 4 miles off the interstate! The staff is so friendly and helpful! The ice cream is the best! I had a shamrock shake- nothing like McDonalds! It was outstanding! You can tour the farm but there is a small admission fee. I highly recommend the experience !

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Cleveland, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Very interesting and informative. Great way to entertain the kids on the third snow day in a row! If you are sensitive to odors the burned plastic smell of the bottles being made could upset sensitive stomaches. Because of the poor weather weather the tour of the facility stayed inside and there was quite a few stairs. If you are... More 

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Athens, TN
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

We took the tour of Mayfields & it was super cool! Very informative & you just might learn something too! A great activity for the whole family& it ends in the snack bar/ice cream shop!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

A great pit stop on the family trip. The tour isn't too long, but long enough to see and learn some interesting facts and history. You only physically see the packaging process. No real cows at this facility. Afterwards you get a super fresh scoop of ice cream that is very good. Eat lunch first though because no real food... More 

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Fayetteville, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

On our way back from Pigeon Forge, we decided to detour a little to Athens TN and visit Mayfield Dairy Farm. Now, you won't see any REAL cows here, but you will get a nice little tour to see what it's like to package milk and ice cream in a factory. It was a great little field trip for my... More 

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South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We had a lot of fun on the tour. Very informative. Learned about ice cream and milk. Have to wear hair nets and turn off phones. No pictures allowed. Free scoop of ice cream at the end. Lots of fun!

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Athens, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Ice cream is fabulous plus they have flavors not available in stores. They have special milk shakes this summer and tried several of those and they were really good and different. Good atmosphere and service!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This tour starts off with a ten minute video and then your taken into the production plant where you see how they manufacture and produce their milk and ice cream. The tour guide provides detailed information of each process and if you have any questions they are very informative. I did notice they have limited access for anyone with a... More 

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tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Good place to take the kids. The tour us educational. And they have really good ice cream!! Everyone that comes to visit us, we take to Mayfield's for the tour.

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