Please free to reach out with any questions or to provide trip suggestions at 770-461-0813 or directly to Morgan Lanier at firstname.lastname@example.org. We’d love to hear more of what you’d like to see! We look forward to traveling with you soon!
For reservations, information, or cancellations on the following trips, please contact Fayette Senior Services, 770-461-0813.
For after hour questions or concerns and weekend or day-of cancellations, please contact Gerry Henley –Volunteer, 678-583-2282 or 404-210-8404.
FALL TRIP IN THE MOUNTAINS TO BLUE RIDGE SCENIC RAILWAY & MERCIER APPLE ORCHARDS, Blue Ridge, GA. Tuesday, October 8.
Price each person: $95.00. Price includes round trip motor coach transportation, ticket for the Blue
Ridge Scenic Railway train ride in a climate controlled rail car and a self-guided tour of Mercier Orchards. The Blue Ridge Scenic Railway winds alongside the gorgeous Toccoa River and is a site worth seeing as the colors begin to change on trees during these fall months. This total excursion is 26 miles trip with a 2 hour layover in the quaint sister towns of McCaysville, GA and Copperhill, TN; where visitors have plenty of time to eat lunch (to be purchased on your own), shop for unique crafts and antiques, snack on ice cream, and to take in the breathtaking mountain and river views. After the railway trip, we will visit Mercier Orchards, a family owned and operated farm in the mountain town of Blue Ridge. This farm offers a bakery and deli, market store, farm winery, and u-pick events that will meet everyone’s needs! Enjoy their tasty homemade pies, cakes, breads, fruits, and more and take some home to enjoy them and share with family and friends. Registration required by Tuesday, October 1.
Tuesday, October 8
7:45 a.m. Start loading bus and depart from Fayette Senior Services, Fayetteville, GA
10:15 a.m. Arrive at Blue Ridge Scenic Railway, Blue Ridge, GA
11:00 a.m. Train departs for trip
12:00 p.m. Arrive at McCaysville, GA and Copperhill, TN for lunch and shopping
2:00 p.m. Train departs for Blue Ridge
3:00 p.m. Train arrives at Blue Ridge Railway Depot
3:15 p.m. Depart for Mercier Orchards
3:30 p.m. Self-guided tour of Mercier Orchards
5:00 p.m. Depart orchard for Fayette Senior Services
7:00 p.m. Arrive at Fayette Senior Service
Trips are exclusively for members. Payments must be made at the time of reservations.
Payments of cash or checks are strongly encouraged.
Refund Policy: After initial payment has been made, there will be no guarantee of
the amount of refund given, if any. This will be determined on an individual basis. 10% admin fee on all cancellations. No refunds awarded if cancellation is made within 5 working days of the trip departure.