Maryland September 18, 2017
These 13 Charming Apple Orchards In Maryland Are Picture Perfect For A Fall Day
The weather is noticeably cooling down and the trees are starting to get a tinge of copper. Now is the time to plan autumn day trips! If you’re ready for apple-flavored everything, then we highly recommend visiting the following orchards in Maryland. These are some of the highest rated in the state and are sure to infuse some autumn flair into your upcoming weekends.
1. Larriland Farm (Woodbine)
This pick-your-own-fruit farm has bountiful fruit to choose from nearly year-round. Autumn of course, plentiful with apples. They also offer hayrides for a festive experience.
Address: 2415 Woodbine Rd Woodbine, MD 21797
2. Rock Hill Orchard (Mount Airy)
This farm offers pick-your-own apples on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Be sure to also check out the homemade ice cream and pies while you're here. Delicious!
Address: 28600 Ridge Rd, Mount Airy, MD 21771
3. Baugher's Orchard & Farm (Westminster)
This spot has a variety of fruits to pick year-round and even has an on-site restaurant with great homemade food. It truly comes alive in autumn with its apple cider, apples, and pumpkins.
Address: 1015 Baugher Rd Westminster, MD 21158
4. Waters Orchard (Germantown)
Apple lovers, rejoice! There are so many varieties of apples found here, it's difficult to choose which ones to pick (maybe try one of each)?
Address: 22711 Wildcat Rd Germantown, MD 20876
5. Butler's Orchard (Germantown)
Another Germantown orchard makes the list and this one offers an abundance of fruits to pick. If it's apples you seek, this spot has a few varieties, as well as festive events through the season.
Address; 22222 Davis Mill Rd Germantown MD 20876
6. Catoctin Mountain Orchard (Thurmont)
This place includes a wagon ride to and from the pick-your-own fields. There's also a bakery on-site with mouthwatering pies.
Address; 15036 North Franklinville Rd Thurmont, MD 21788
7. Milburn Orchards (Elkton)
This place has a few types of apples and the "u-pick" apples calendar changes week by week. Do not leave without trying their famous apple cider donuts- trust me.
Address: 1495 Appleton Rd
Elkton, MD 21921
8. Heyser Farms (Silver Spring)
This spot is home of the unique Spencerville Red apple. They also have an old-fashioned apple press that makes some of the freshest cider you've ever tasted. I'm hungry just thinking about it.
Address: 14526 New Hampshire Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20904
9. Weber's Cider Mill Farm (Parkville)
This spot is known for being quite festive during the fall season (trust me, you'll want to check out their baked goods). What many don't know is that right down the road they have a pick-your-own farm known as Weber's PeachBerry Farm. Now is the time to partake in their delicious apples!
Address: 2526 Proctor Ln, Parkville, MD 21234
10. Gardenhour Orchards (Smithsburg)
This place is located in such a pretty spot. Pick-your-own apples are available from mid-September so plan your trip today.
Address: 22511 Gardenhour Rd
Smithsburg, MD 21783
11. Blades Orchard (Federalsburg)
U-pick season is here at Blades Orchard. After spending some time picking apples, head to the tasting room to sample some of the farm's hard cider. What a perfect treat to end an autumn day.
Address: 4822 Preston Rd
Federalsburg, MD 21632
12. M&C Vessey Farm (Westover)
Keep things simple by visiting this charming orchard. Along with picking apples, this place also sells seasonal pumpkins, mums, and more.
Address: 31783 Vessey Orchard Rd
Westover, Maryland 21871
13. Shaw Orchards (White Hall)
Nestled next to the Mason Dixon Line, this orchard offers hayrides along with pick-your-own apples. Visit their website year-round to stay up to date on their other fruits.
Address: 5594 Norrisville Rd, White Hall, MD 21161
Do you have a favorite Maryland orchard you visit annually? Feel free to share below!
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