The Cider Slushies From This Charming North Carolina Mill Are Ridiculously Refreshing

Is there anything more satisfying and fun at the start of the fall season (and sometimes sooner) than a visit to an apple orchard and cider mill? Kids of all ages will love a visit to Grandad’s Apples near Hendersonville. From the mountaintop location to the long list of family-oriented activities, this exciting orchard and cider mill is an adventure the entire family can enjoy. And they may just have the best apple cider slushies in North Carolina!

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Wholesome family fun awaits at this fun apple orchard in Hendersonville. Load the kiddos in the car and plan to spend the entire day enjoying all of the awesome activities on this farm. There’s even a farm animal petting zoo!

Grandad’s Apples ‘n Such is open seasonally, seven days a week. The hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. The bakery, however, closes at 5 p.m. daily. Learn more from the official website and follow the Facebook page here!

Address: 2951 Chimney Rock Road, Hendersonville, NC, 28792

For additional fall activities the whole family can enjoy, check out this list of 10 short and easy fall hikes in North Carolina!