These Charming 12 Apple Orchards In Kentucky Are Picture Perfect For A Fall Day
There is nothing like visiting the best apple orchards in Kentucky during the heart of harvesting season. The fruits and produce are fresh, the atmosphere is beautiful, and the farmers are usually friendly and helpful. Many orchards let you pick your fruit straight off the trees or berries from the bushes, so you can choose your own. It offers a unique experience and a tasty aftermath as you prepare fresh, homemade goodies. Orchards also usually offer some homemade goodies of their own, such as pastries, pies, breads, cookies and occasionally ice cream.
We’ve included this directory of all the Bluegrass State’s orchards for your convenience, but here are 12 of our favored apple orchards in Kentucky:
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If you are looking to really enjoy some of the fall benefits, experience the tasty delights of the best apple orchards in Kentucky. They have so much more than just apples in most cases. You can enjoy a variety of fresh fruits, vegetables, and other goodies. Harvest season is one of the greatest times of year in this farming state.
If you are looking for the perfect pumpkin instead of apple orchards in Kentucky, then you’ll find some helpful suggestions with this list of visit-worthy pumpkin patches!
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Best Apple Orchards In Kentucky
August 20, 2019
Where can I go apple picking in Kentucky?
If you’re wondering where to pick apples in Kentucky, the list of the best orchards in Kentucky above is a great place to start. Many of these orchards offer U-pick opportunities for apples and other fruits and vegetables. If you’re in need of more information, be sure to look at the Facebook page or website linked with each orchard. Another place that’s not mentioned on this list is Evans Orchard and Cider Mill in Georgetown. This is a great, family-friendly place in the fall and you can learn more about it here.
When is the best time to visit an apple orchard in Kentucky?
Apple orchards are downright idyllic in Kentucky, but you want to time your visit right so you can be sure to experience what it is you’re looking for, as well as get your favorite type of apple. Be sure to check with each orchard specifically, but generally speaking, apple picking happens in late July, August, and September.
What are the best farms to visit in fall in Kentucky?
There are many farms to visit in fall in Kentucky that each have something to offer. Chances are, there is a charming farm near you where you can pick up produce, visit a pumpkin patch, or even enjoy a fall festival. For some of the best in the state, check out the orchards above and also the pumpkin patches on this list here.
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