Alabama Day Trips, Dining July 25, 2017
The Charming Alabama Creamery That Is Perfect For A Summer Day Trip
Here in Alabama, one of the best ways to spend a summer day is to take an unforgettable day trip. There are many unique places in Alabama that are perfect for a summer day trip, including Belle Chevre. You can read all about Belle Chevre below.
Belle Chevre, which was established in 1989, is located in the charming town of Elmont. Situated inside of a former cotton warehouse, this goat cheese creamery is the perfect destination for a summer day trip.
Address: 18849 Upper Fort Hampton Rd, Elkmont, AL 35620
At Belle Chevre, you'll have the opportunity to learn how America's best goat cheese is made.
Guided tours of Belle Chevre take place on Fridays (10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.) and Saturdays (11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.). The cost is $12 per person, and it's free for children under the age of 4.
Belle Chevre offers a variety of delicious cheeses, which are carried in grocery stores all across the U.S.
If you see Belle Chevre cheeses in your local grocery store, get yourself some. After all, why would you want to eat any other type of cheese?
One of the main attractions at Belle Chevre is the goats.
Visitors of all ages enjoy visiting and petting them.
After touring the creamery, be sure to stop by the Cheese Shop & Tasting Room to grab a quick bite to eat.
From pimento and bologna, to turkey and ham, Belle Chevre serves the most delicious sandwiches you'll ever eat.
And there's no better way to finish your meal than with a big scoop of Belle Chevre's ice cream, which is made from, what else, goat milk.
You'll definitely be able to taste the difference compared to other ice cream.
In addition to food products, Belle Chevre also sells a variety of unique gift items.
A few of these items include apparel, cheeseboards, coffee, goat milk soap and a "make your own goat cheese" kit. There's a kit available for adults, and a separate kit is available for kids.
The next time you find yourself passing through Elkmont, Alabama, be sure to stop by Belle Chevre and check it out. It's such a neat place!
For more information about Belle Chevre, including hours and holiday closings, you can take a look at their website
Have you ever visited Belle Chevre? If so, what did you think? Let us know in the comments!
For more great places in Alabama to take a day trip, be sure to check out our previous article:
The 11 Very Best Day Trips You Can Possibly Take in Alabama.