Apple Picking in Upstate NY: Top 5 Places to Visit.
Top 5 Apple Picking Farms to Visit.
1. Your own backyard.
Seriously, why not? Plant some apple trees today and soon you’ll never need to leave home for apple picking. You can do the planting yourself or hire a professional.
Located in picturesque Schuylerville, NY just a few miles east of Saratoga Springs. You will enjoy your day out visiting Saratoga Apple. The farm is beautiful, with a farm store to visit onsite. The proprietors have been growing apples for 5 generations. They use cutting edge horticulture practices to feed their apples micronutrients and minerals. This must be why the apples taste so delicious! If you don’t have time to go apple picking in upstate NY this year, you can find Saratoga Apple at most every local farmers’ market.
An autumn visit to beautiful Schoharie County is probably just what you are dreaming of. Visit Thatcher Park while you’re there! Altamont Orchards is a welcoming spot with gorgeous apples and abundant space to roam. View the surrounding rolling hills and peep some foliage while you’re out.
Another suggestion in the fertile crescent of the breathtaking Altamont, NY. Maybe you’re in town for a memorable wedding at the Appel Inn and you’d like to visit a few local farms? A day trip for eco-tourism around Altamont would be really thrilling. Picking apples at Indian Ladder Farms is another awesome choice. There’s live music and a biergarten also not to be missed.
Eight miles south of Albany, NY you will find this hidden gem of an apple farm. You can also pick your own pumpkins! Everything you need for a happy harvest season. Feura Bush is a lovely hamlet to visit. Enjoy your day out!