Apple picking is a popular autumn activity in Vermont, and while Stowe itself doesn’t have many orchards within its town limits, you can find apple orchards throughout the surrounding areas.
The best time to go apple picking in Vermont typically falls in the late summer and early fall, specifically from late August through October.
Hunger Mountain Orchard is a small family farm located along Worcester Mountain. The sweet owner happily shared her knowlege of the different varieties of apples.
They have a wide selection of apples and often host events like cider tastings. And their apple cider donuts are seriously the best I’ve ever tasted!
Hackett’s Orchard offers 47 varieties of apples, fresh cider doughnuts, apple cider, cider slush, and apple crisp. It’s a tasty place to visit in the fall!
Situated in Cabot, Vermont, Burtt’s Apple Orchard (with two T’s!) is about an hour drive from Stowe.
Keep in mind that weekends at popular orchards can get crowded, so if you prefer a quieter experience, consider visiting on a weekday.
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