D.C. September 27, 2016
These 10 Charming Apple Orchards Near Washington DC Are Picture Perfect For A Fall Day
You can feel the chill of fall and all over the district. Washingtonians are digging out their boots, sweaters, and filling up on pumpkin spice everything! It’s important to get your fill of fall activities when the air is still crisp and the foliage is still bright and gorgeous. While exploring the area this season, make sure to stop off at these 10 charming apple orchards near Washington DC for some good old fashioned fall fun!
During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.
1. Milburn Orchards - 1495 Appleton Rd.
Milburn Orchard is located in Elkton Maryland and provides supreme apple picking opportunities. You can enjoy a free wagon ride into the orchards and all of the trees are fit to be reached by little hands, perfect for bringing the kids!
2. Homestead Farms - 15604 Sugarland Road, Poolesville, Md.
Homestead Farms has been family owned since 1763 and offers a wide variety of pick-your-own apples. You can picnic on the farm, enjoy the hayrides, and even the pumpkin patch during your visit.
3. Butler’s Orchard - 22200 Davis Mill Road Germantown, Md.
This Germantown farm is very popular this time of year. In addition to apple picking visitors can enjoy, picnicking at the farm, witan slides, play areas, and a charming market to purchase even more delicious, home grown fruits
4. Hartland Farm and Orchard
You can find many different types of delicious apples at Hartland Farm and Orchard. And while you are picking, we recommend checking out the fun fall activities they have including the corn maze and hay ride.
5. Larriland Farm - 2415 Woodbine Road, Woodbine, Md.
At Larriland Farm, you can wander through the rows of Gala, Fuji and Smokehouse apple trees. You can also explore the rest of the farm during the hay ride and exploring the surrounding woods and fields.
6. Hollin Farms - 1436 Snowden Road, Delaplane, Va.
You will find so much more than apples at this quaint farm in Delaplane but you won’t want to miss out on the apples! They offer a wide variety of pick-your-own apples, as well as, many vegetables and gourds.
7. Great Country Farms - 18780 Foggy Bottom Rd. Bluemont, VA
Great Country is a huge farm that offers tons to do in addition to apple picking. This farm is not free but you will find delicious apple cider, tastings, and fall themed activities.
8.Catoctin Mountain Orchard - 15036 N. Franklinville Rd. Thurmont, MD.
You will not only find delicious apples and berries fresh for picking at Catoctin Mountain, you will also be able to enjoy fresh apple cider, pies, and jam at their on-site kitchen and bakery.
9. Weber’s Cider Mill Farm - 2526 Proctor Lane Parkville, MD
You are going to find awesome apples at the farm in Parkville but what you really want to check out is the apple cider here. The cider mill here is the oldest in continuous use in Maryland and they offer fresh pressed cider every day until December.
10. Marker Miller Orchards - 3035 Cedar Creek Grade, Winchester, Va.
There are 325 acres on Marker-Miller Orchards. You can pick apples until your heart is content and when you have enough, you can explore the wagon ride, tractors and Kiddie Land playground. You also won’t want to miss out on this farm’s popular apple cider donuts.
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