With the fall season in full swing in Philadelphia, many families are looking forward to traditional staples such as celebrating spooky season or leaf-peeping. Nothing quite signifies autumn is in the air quite like a crisp afternoon of apple-picking. We’ve rounded up 7 local orchards in and near Philly for apple-picking and the perfect fall day outdoors.
Indeed, you’ll do more than just apple-picking when you visit this family-friendly orchard. Located in Media, PA, Linvilla Orchards is the prefect place to go apple-picking. Linvilla grows 25 different varieties of apples on 20 acres of orchards. Take a hayride out to the apple orchards and pick your favorite apple from Pink Ladies to Granny Smiths. PYO is open daily from 8am to 4pm. For ticket information and to plan your experience, visit their official website.
🍎 Where: 137 W Knowlton Rd, Media, PA 19015
Located in nearby Yardley, PA, Shady Brook Farm is a great place to go apple-picking with the family. Take a cozy wagon ride to the field to PYO apples per container. There’s also plenty of other autumnal activities to make a full day of your visit. Apple fields are open everyday except Mondays and Tuesdays. For more information visit their website.
🍎 Where: 931 Stony Hill Rd. Yardley, PA 19067
Less than an hour’s drive from Philadelphia is the scenic town of Langhorne, Pa and the welcoming Styer Orchard. Take a free wagon ride to the apple orchards to PYO apples. Styer Orchard advises calling or checking their website or Facebook page first to determine picking conditions for that day. There’s also an on-site market with freshly made and delicious sweets and pies.
🍎 Where: 1121 Woodbourne Road, 97 Styers Ln, Langhorne, PA 19047
This family-operated farm is located in neighboring Bucks County and offers PYO apples and pumpkins. After visiting and picking your own crisp apples, shop their wide selection of fresh baked goods and vegetables. For hours and to plan your trip visit their Facebook page.
🍎 Where: 707 Almshouse Rd, Warminster, PA 18974
Located in Kennett Square, Barnard’s orchard is a 4th generation orchard that holds its community and customers as its most prized commodity. Visit this orchard for a delightful apple-picking adventure fun for the entire family!
🍎 Where: 1079 Wawaset Rd, Kennett Square, PA 19348
This 100 year old family-operated farm is located in Media, Pa. Indian Orchards farm offers PYO apple-picking daily from 10:00am-6:00pm .Crops are grown using organic techniques that are not only natural but also sustainable. Important to note, visitors must register at the desk to pay the per-person picking fee of $3.50 and to get their baskets.
🍎 Where: 29 Copes Ln, Media, PA 19063
This 15 acre-orchard located in New Hope, is a perfect choice for apple-picking. Take a wagon ride to the best picking spots and choose from more than 20 different varieties of apples ripening at different times during the season. Pick-your-own is available late August through early November. Solebury Orchards is open Thursday through Sunday from 9am to 6pm. However, reservations are required for weekends in September and October. See what other fruit is available for picking by visiting their website here.
🍎 Where: 3325 Creamery Rd, New Hope, PA 18938