It’s the annual apple picking season in and around Boston, and a great time to get outside and enjoy the cooler fall weather. There are lots of orchards in the area, and some feature other attractions like play areas, petting zoos, farm fresh stores, and more. Here are a few popular apple picking orchards in the suburbs of Boston.
Belkin Family Lookout Farm - South Natick
One of the oldest working farms in the United States. From apples to peaches and pears, you’ll find plenty of picking opportunities here. The farm also offers apple cider donuts and has a spacious outdoor dining area where you can enjoy beers, hard ciders, and New England cuisine in a beautiful farm setting.
Boston Hill Farm - North Andover
A 12 generation family owned and operated farm featuring apples, peaches, pumpkins, blueberries, raspberries, and strawberries. On site, you’ll find a dog friendly store and farm stand with homegrown produce, freshly baked pies, beautiful flowers in a variety of hanging baskets and pots, and more.
Brooksby Farm - Peabody
Enjoy a hayride out to the orchard and pick some apples with your family and friends. Other activities include a play yard, barnyard animals, fairytale trails, hayrides, and a variety of events and field trips. The farm store has locally sourced products and the bakery offers delicious apple cider donuts.
Smolak Farms - North Andover
This working farm offers a unique combination of agriculture, education, and entertainment. From a bakery and farmstand to festivals and hayrides, you’ll find a variety of things to do in addition to picking apples. You can even reserve a picnic in a scenic farm setting and they’ll supply the food, drinks, hayride, and more.
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