Pennsylvania is filled with farms and orchards and it’s officially apple picking season. September and October are greats months for apple picking because it’s cool, breezy, and the orchards are ripe for the picking. So what is an orchard? It is land planted with fruit trees. When you see farms called orchards, there’s a great chance it has apples for the picking!
Check out our new feature- Growers to search for farms near you. Or even better, take advantage of the great fall foliage and plan some trips around the state. Head north from Philadelphia to New Hope driving through scenic Bucks County and check out Solebury Orchards for great pick your own. Or head Southwest and visit Linvilla Orchards near Media and take a haunted hay ride!
Take a trip out further to Amish country and visit York. There you can spend the day at Flinchbaugh’s Orchard. Before you pick apples, try and find your way through a corn maze or take a farm tour.
Lastly, if you’re looking for history, head to Beechwood Farms. A fifth generation farm in Biglerville! The farm has been in operation for over a century.
There are many more orchards to visit so check out our search tools to discover your next apple adventure.