Go out on a limb this autumn in North Carolina and try apple picking. You can take a road trip to Sky Top Orchard with your favorite person and enjoy a day full of nothing but fun. You two will wander this picturesque spot and fill up your baskets with perfectly ripe apples.
Paired with a delicious cider slushie or fluffy donut, and you’ve got a match made in heaven. You cozy up in your favorite fall sweater and don the cutest boots for the perfect autumn day.
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Bring your other half or your BFF to the orchard to celebrate the season. Sky Top boasts rows and rows of trees bursting with bright fruit. Grab a basket and get going before all the spotless ones are gone.
The U-Pick season is currently underway and typically runs through October. This cheery spot is open Monday through Sunday, so you can get your sugar fix any day of the week.
Apples currently available for U-Pick include Honeycrisp, Gala, Golden Delicious, Cortland, Red Delicious, Mutsu, Jonagold, Jonathon, and Ida Red. You can also purchase them pre-picked at the Fruit Stand.
This vibrant fruit comes in a variety of hues and tastes at the orchard. Fill your basket to the brim with these multicolored gems while you wander the scenic fields and soak in the view of the distant blue mountaintops.
Once you buy your fruit, take a big bite of juiciness! This cute autumn snack is a treat for the eyes and the taste buds, and it's super-satisfying knowing you picked it out yourself.
Apple Picking at Sky Top Orchard
When: Now through October 2020
Address: 1193 Pinnacle Mountain Rd., Flat Rock, NC
Why You Need To Go: Apple picking is a fall essential, so fill up your basket at Sky Top Orchard.
Before you get going, check our Responsible Travel Guide so you can be informed, be safe, be smart, and most of all, be respectful on your trip.