Apple picking is the quintessential fall activity. From climbing ladders to browsing stalls packed with seasonal goods, there’s fun to be had at any age. Simply grab a basket and start picking. Here are a few apple varieties to look for at your local orchard:
As you stroll among the trees, take some time to fill your lungs with the fresh country air. Remember to pack a camera, or make sure your cell phone is charged, so you can capture the precious moments you share with family and friends.
There’s no shortage of ways to enjoy freshly picked apples. Before you leave, remember to stop in at the orchard’s market for a selection of specialty products including apple sauce, cider, donuts and vinegar. Alternatively, you can bring your harvest home for an afternoon of baking pies, crumbles and tarts.