With the fall season officially underway, it’s time to start planning your fall activities. While Ohio is home to several
pumpkin patches and corn mazes, you’ll also want to be sure to hit up an apple orchard or two this harvest season. The following are 11 of our favorite apple orchards in Ohio that are picture perfect for a fall day.
1. Burnham Orchards (Berlin Heights)
Open all year, this family owned and operated orchard features pick-your-own pumpkins and apples in the fall. Apple picking is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with weekend activities from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Burnham Orchards is located at 8019 State Route 113 East, Berlin Heights, OH 44814.
2. Hirsch Fruit Farm (Chillicothe)
With two store locations in Chillicothe, you'll find some of the most delicious produce and apple cider in Ohio from this fourth generation family farm. You can pick your own apples at 12846 State Route 772, Chillicothe, OH 45601.
3. Eddy Fruit Farm (Chesterland)
This five generation family farm features an array of fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as pick-your-own apples and grapes. Apple picking is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily. Eddy Fruit Farm is located at 12079 Caves Rd., Chesterland, OH 44026.
4. A & M Farm Orchard (Midland)
Pick your own pumpkins, pears and a variety of apples at A & M Farm Orchard, located at 22141 State Route 251, Midland, OH 45148. It's open Monday - Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
5. Hoen's Orchard (Delta)
In addition to fresh squash and other fall veggies, this family farm currently features pick-your-own honey crisp and gala apples. Hoen's Orchard is located at 12540 County Road 7-2, Delta, OH 43515.
6. Pick N' Save Orchard (Medina)
In addition to picking your own lush apples here, you'll also find apple cider, jams, honey, maple syrup, pumpkins and so much more. Pick N' Save Orchard is located at 1222 Ledge Rd., Medina, OH 44256.
7. Cherry Hawk Farm (Marysville)
This quiet, central Ohio apple orchard is truly picture perfect for a fall day. At Cherry Hawk Farms, you can pick a wide variety of apples, including red delicious, granny smith, honeycrisp and more. It is located at 16220 Springdale Rd., Marysville, OH 43040.
8. Laurelville Fruit Farm (Laurelville)
Be sure to get some of the beloved cider from this fourth generation family orchard before it's gone. Laurelville Fruit Farm also features delicious apples, jellies, local honey and apple cider vinegar that locals love. It is located at 16181 Pike St., Laurelville, OH 43135.
9. Peifer Orchards (Yellow Springs)
With 25 different varieties of apples to choose from, baked goods, honey and maple syrup, you'll leave this local favorite apple orchard with plenty of goodies to savor. Peifer Orchards is located at 4590 US-68, Yellow Springs, OH 45387.
10. Dodd's Hillcrest Orchards (Amherst)
With several u-pick apple varieties to choose from, a 4-acre corn maze and a pumpkin patch, the family fun will last all day long at Dodd's Hillcrest Orchards. It is located at 50336 Telegraph Rd.,
Amherst, OH 44001 and family fun days are from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. on the weekends.
11. Arrowhead Orchard (Paris)
Family fun weekends throughout October at Arrowhead Orchards feature u-pick apples, hay rides, corn mazes and more. Arrowhead Orchard is located at 11724 Lisbon St., SE Paris, OH 44669.
Have you been to any of these apple orchards before? Where is your favorite apple orchard in Ohio? Share your photos and experiences with us!