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Top 25 apple picking spots in Canada and the U.S.



Apples – a simple, yet widely beloved fruit. Whether you’re looking to bake a pie or simply looking for a nutritious snack at your next meal, apples are always an easy and versatile treat. From McIntosh to Granny Smith, there are over 2,500 varieties of apples grown in Canada and the United States. With the summer months becoming a memory and fall on the horizon, heading to your local orchard to pick your own (PYO) apples is a wonderful way to welcome the fall season and support local orchards in your area. Not sure where to go? We looked at Yelp data and as a result, here are the top 25 apple picking spots in Canada and the US according to Yelp:

Canada

  1. La Ferme Quinn – Notre-Dame-de-l’Ile-Perrot, QC
  2. Applebarn – Taves Family Farms – Abbotsford, BC
  3. Dixie Orchards – Caledon, ON
  4. Homestead Orchards – Sutton, ON
  5. The Apple Orchard – Hamilton, ON
Imagery by Yelpers Phillip G., Melody L., and Darcy N.

United States

  1. Cider Hill Farm – Amesbury, MA
  2. Carter Mountain Orchard – Charlottesville, VA
  3. Willowbrook Apple Farm – Oak Glen, CA
  4. Stepp’s Hillcrest Orchard – Hendersonville, NC
  5. Ochs Orchard – Warwick, NY
  6. Solebury Orchards – New Hope, PA
  7. Gizdich Ranch – Watsonville, CA
  8. DuBois Farms – Highland, NY
  9. Fishkill Farms – Hopewell Junction, NY
  10. Honey Hill Orchard – Waterman, IL
  11. Homestead Farm – Poolesville, MD
  12. Hurds Family Farm – Modena, NY
  13. Anderson Orchard – Mooresville, IN
  14. Lynd Fruit Farm – Pataskala, OH
  15. Terhune Orchards – Princeton, NJ
  16. Chileno Valley Ranch – Petaluma, CA
  17. Kiyokawa Family Orchards – Parkdale, OR
  18. Gilcrease Orchard – Las Vegas, NV
  19. Weber’s Peachberry Farm – Glen Arm, MD
  20. Hillcrest Orchards – Amherst, OH

Methodology: This is a list of the top spots to go apple picking in Canada and the US. We identified the top spots to go apple picking in Canada and the US, and then ranked those spots using a number of factors including the total volume and ratings of reviews between January 1, 2001 and July 7th, 2021. This list looked at the top spots to go apple picking in Canada and the US. All businesses were marked open on Yelp as of August 3, 2021. When available, all businesses on this list have a passing health score as of August 3, 2021.

Note: With Coronavirus related changes occurring in individual provinces and states, we suggest confirming the most up-to-date offerings directly with the businesses listed.

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