Some have apple donuts and cider too! 🍎
If you can't wait to put on your favourite cable-knit sweater and embrace all things fall, we've got you covered. Here are seven charming orchards where you can go apple picking near Ottawa.
Plus, at some of the farms, you can scratch a few extra fall activities off your bucket list, like visiting a pumpkin patch or eating some seasonal desserts.
Price: Free admission, apples are $1.50 per pound
When: From September 11
Address: 1341 Merkley Rd., Winchester, Ontario
Why You Need To Go: You can say hello to the friendly chickens who roam around the farm. This fall, they will also be selling candy apples, cider, and honey.
Price: Free admission, $2 for a small bag of apples
When: From August 6
Address: 20 Montée Berndt., Thurso, QC
Why You Need To Go: If you are looking for something to do that won't break the bank, this orchard is the perfect afternoon adventure.
The Log Cabin Orchard
Price: Free admission, price of apples TBA
When: From September 10
Address: 6121 Cabin Rd., Osgoode, ON
Why You Need To Go: The farm also sells mouthwatering churros, cider and candy apples.
Price: Admission is $13 per person, price of apples TBA
When: Mid-August to late September
Address: 1480 County Rd. 32, Crysler, ON
Why You Need To Go: They have a large variety of apples, including Honey Crisp, Lobo, McIntosh, and Cortland.
Price: Free admission, 10-pound bag of apples $5+
When: September 4 to October 18
Address: 10175 Clark Rd., Mountain, ON
Why You Need To Go: This adorable orchard also sells drool-worthy apple donuts, butter tarts and cider.
Price: Free admission, $15+ for a bag of approximately 8 pounds of apples
When: Early September until late October
Address: 704 Clifford Sideroad, Renfrew, ON
Why You Need To Go: While here, you can also explore their walking trail, which will take you around the farm and to the apple shop.
Orleans Fruit Farm
When: From early September (exact date TBA)
Address: 1399 St. Joseph Blvd., Ottawa, ON
Why You Need To Go: Right in the middle of Ottawa, you can go apple picking with your friends.
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 adventure.