Galas. Honeycrisps. Pink Ladies. Pie, cider, donuts, butter, caramel… Is your mouth watering yet?? It’s fall, y’all, and that means it’s time to go apple picking at one of the best orchards in Kentucky!
The Galas ripen around mid-August and the season continues until mid-October with Goldrush apples. The country store is packed with frosted apple breads, smooth spreadable apple butter, and even ciders sold by the glass jug.
Right at the end of June until November apples can be purchased from the on-site market or picked yourself. There’s also tons of classic country store goodies like various jams and spreads, apple cider donuts, and even good old-fashioned caramel apples!
Mulberry Orchard is your ultimate destination for all the exciting varieties of apples and peaches. With 17 different varieties of peaches and 16 different varieties of apples, you can dream about all the different fruit pie combinations.
Their passion for apples is celebrated every year with their annual Apple Festival, usually held on the third weekend of October. The festival includes 20 different food vendors, 100 different craft booths, and lots of entertainment and carnival rides.
Here you can pick tomatoes, blackberries, raspberries, strawberries, apples and pumpkins from their fresh grown fields.
Eckert’s Orchard is one of the most charming orchards in Kentucky to walk up to. The main building is an expansive barn painted in the most classic shade of country red with a hunter-green roof for full country pickin’ vibes.
At Evan’s Orchard & Cider Mill in Georgetown, you can pick your own apples and pumpkins. The wide slate barn sells some of the best examples of what an apple can become when it reaches its true potential.