Autumn’s here and that means one thing: Sinking your teeth into fresh, juicy apples. Sipping apple cider and digging into hot apple pie. Start the season off right with a visit to one of these charming apple orchards near Pittsburgh for a picture perfect fall day.
1. Triple B Farms – Monongahela
Pick your own apples - both baking and eating - at Triple B Farms. After you've filled your bucket with apples, stop by the quaint shop that's brimming with delicious homemade goodies. Triple B Farms welcomes visitors to pick their own apples (and pumpkins) every weekend through the end of October.
2. Norman's Orchard – Tarentum
Add Norman's Orchard to your autumn itinerary. The sprawling orchard in Tarentum features such apple varieties as red delicious, golden delicious, double red delicious, and northern spy. Visit the orchard Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Sundays from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. through the end of October.
3. Simmons Farm – Canonsburg
Stock up on fresh apples at Simmons Farm, which features a variety of apple types (depending on the season), including golden delicious, honey crisp, granny smith, and empire. Stop by Simmons Farm to pick your own apples Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
4. Half Crown Hill Orchard – McDonald
Enjoy fresh apples from Half Crown Hill Orchard, a popular pick your own apple spot that will have sporadic hours this fall due to a difficult apple season. Visit Half Crown Hill Orchard on Facebook for specific hours.
5. Taggart's Orchard – Washington
Sip fresh apple cider after an apple picking adventure at Taggart's Orchard. Bring plenty of cash to this cash-only orchard, which is open Wednesdays through Sundays from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
6. Soergel Orchards – Wexford
Embrace the season with a visit to Soergel Orchards Fall Festival every Saturday and Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., through October 30. Pick your own apples and pumpkins. Indulge in smoked barbecue and watch as apple cider is made.
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