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There are lots of dreamy orchards around Toronto with endless trees to pick from, so put on your favourite autumn outfit and spend the day at one of these spots.
Chudleigh's Entertainment Farm
Price: $15 admission per adult, $16+ per bag
Address: 9528 Regional Rd. 25, Halton Hills, ON
Why You Need To Go: You can pick 19 types of apples at this iconic fall spot. Once you've filled up a bag, there are lots of other activities like trails, a cidery, and famous warm apple blossoms to enjoy. Tickets must be purchased online in advance.
Price: $10 admission, $15+ per bag
When: Opening September 4, 2021
Address: 12416 McCowan Rd., Stouffville, ON
Why You Need To Go: Step into apple paradise at this orchard, which also has wagon rides, a corn maze, a chip truck, and more. A pumpkin or squash is included with admission while supplies last.
Downey's Strawberry & Apple Farm
Price: $8 minimum picking requirement per person
Address: 13707 Heart Lake Rd., Caledon, ON
Why You Need To Go: If you like butter tarts, this spot is for you. Boasting over 20 apple varieties as well as famous butter tarts, this farm is the perfect place to spend a fall day.
Archibald's Estate Winery
Price: Minimum purchase of one half bushel ($40)
When: Plans to open September 11, 2021
Address: 6275 Liberty St. N., Bowmanville, ON
Why You Need To Go: Get lost in 10,000 apple trees at this gorgeous orchard. You'll be treated to complimentary wine and cider tastings on weekends, and you won't want to leave without trying the caramel apple dumplings.
Price: $15+ per bag
When: Pick-your-own plans to open September 11, 2021
Address: 2194 Shaver Rd. S., Ancaster, ON
Why You Need To Go: This spot boasts a pick-your-own orchard, gourmet food hall, and bakery filled with mouth-watering goodies.
Pine Farms Orchard
Price: $5 admission, $2 per pound of apples
When: Until October 16, 2021
Address: 2700 16th Side Rd., King, ON
Why You Need To Go: If you're looking for an adorable doggy date, this spot sells ice cream for your furry friend. On top of apple picking, you also can shop for baked goods (the pumpkin pecan crunch pie and blueberry scones are super popular!).
Price: $3 per pound of apples
When: Plans to open September 4, 2021
Address: 2287 Durham Regional Hwy. 2, Bowmanville, ON
Why You Need To Go: This family-run farm makes for a charming autumn day trip, and has food trucks, a corn maze, and pop-ups to explore once you're done picking.
Nature's Bounty Farm
Price: $25 minimum purchase
When: Opening after Labour Day weekend until October 31, 2021
Address: 651 Scugog Line 2, Port Perry, ON
Why You Need To Go: Nestled amidst rolling hills, this picturesque orchard has views of the fall colours, tons of apples, a pumpkin patch, a farm market, and more. It's a good idea to book online in advance.
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