What is Agritourism?

Agritourism refers to the activity of visitors touring and engaging with agriculturally focused sites and activities such as farms, hayrides, pick-your-own, corn mazes and more. Visitors have an incredible opportunity to see where fruits and vegetables, cheese, milk and more come from. Both educational and exciting, agritourism provides unique, family-friendly fun for country and city-folk alike.

This site is a portal to highlight some of the Triangle’s largest and most unique agritourism offerings, and offers links for visitors to dig deeper into more complete lists of featuresevents, and trip ideas for each county. Also be sure to check out the Resources page for additional state and regional websites that offer more information on local farms, farm education, and more.


The Triangle’s agricultural sites range from pick-your-own berry farms to goat cheese homesteads to farm stands. Discover where some of the best food in the Triangle comes from.

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There’s always something happening with the Triangle’s agricultural offerings. Visitors are encouraged to attend events ranging from farmers’ markets to pepper festivals.

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It’s easy to have a fun day full of agricultural site visits without even having to plan! See some ideas for easy and educational day trips.

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