Iowa September 11, 2018
Nothing Says Fall Is Here More Than A Visit To Iowa’s Charming Apple Orchard
With the crisp, cool weather of fall approaching, everyone is starting to make plans to go apple picking in Iowa. There are dozens of cute little farms in the Hawkeye State where you can gather your granny smiths and get ready to bake a pie, but there’s one family-owned farm that’s so worth a visit, because it’s truly the ultimate autumn destination. Read more about Ditmar’s Orchard below.
Ditmar's Orchard is a charming cidery, vineyard, and pick-your-own farm in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
If you're looking for a true all-in-one fall experience, head here for the best apple picking in Iowa.
You can find the farm at 19475 225th St, Council Bluffs, IA 51503
For nearly 25 years, Ditmar's trees have produced some of the biggest, juiciest apples in the state.
Every fall, families flock from all over the Hawkeye State to join Ditmer's for a fun-filled fall weekend.
The farm grows over 20 varities of apples, and at any given time, several of them are available for picking.
Ditmer's is far from just an apple orchard, though!
All autumn long, Ditmer's is your one-stop shop for fresh fall treats.
Pumpkins, gourds and apples are available as soon as the weather begins to cool down.
Pick out your perfect jack-o-lantern in October after you make a fresh apple pie in September.
Speaking of apple pies - don't worry if you aren't that great of a baker.
Ditmer's sells their own homemade pies, turnovers, pastries.. and of course, apple cider donuts.
If there's one way to make your day better when you're already out apple picking in Iowa, it's to add a little bit of wine, right?
Luckily, Ditmer's added a vineyard several years ago, and they produce a variety of local wines.
Try something apple flavored in a sangria!
Whether you like sweet or dry wines, you'll find something to suit your tastebuds here in Council Bluffs.
In addition to apples, wine, and pumpkins, Ditmar's offers family-friendly farm activites for the season.
Kids will love navigating the corn maze and trying to be the first one in the family to make it through.
Gas up the car and head out to Council Bluffs, where you'll find an amazing adventure you would never expect.
It's time to take apple picking in Iowa to the next level.
Visit their website here for picking hours and to see what apples are up for picking this week.
When you finally visit Ditmar’s, it’s easy to see why it made our list of
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