Time for juicy apples and cider! 🍎
If you are already looking for somewhere to go apple picking in Ontario, we have you covered.
It is the perfect activity if you are on a tight budget, as you'll get groceries to bring home. Plus, some of the farms have yummy apple desserts and boozy ciders for sale too.
Here are nine adorable orchards you'll want to see for yourself:
Downey’s Strawberry & Apple Farm
Price: Free admission, 10-pound bag of apples $25
When: From August 14
Address: 13707 Heart Lake Rd., Caledon, ON
Why You Need To Go: The orchard has a vast assortment of apples, ranging from sweet to mildly tart. From late September until the end of October, they will also be selling candy apples on weekends.
Price: Free admission (orchard only), price of apples TBA
When: From September
Address: 1480 County Rd. 32, Crysler, ON
Why You Need To Go: You can also pay $13 for a day pass to try fun activities like seeing the cute farm animals and getting lost in the hedge maze.
Nature's Bounty Farm
Price: Free admission, $25 for 10-12 pounds of apples
When: Early September until October 31
Address: 651 Scugog Line 2, Port Perry, ON,
Why You Need To Go: If you are looking for a budget-friendly date activity, this would be perfect. Nature's Bounty Farm allows guests to split the $25 bag of apples between two people.
Price: $10 admission fee per person, $15 per 10-pound bag of apples
When: From September 4
Address: 12416 McCowan Rd., Stouffville, ON
Why You Need To Go: You can easily spend the entire afternoon here, as they also have a sunflower field and corn maze.
Price: Free admission, $3 per pound of apples
When: From September 4
Address: 2287 Durham Regional Hwy. 2, Bowmanville, ON
Why You Need To Go: This fall, they have a new corn maze next to the apple orchard.
Price: Free admission, $1.50 per pound of apples
When: From September 11
Address: 1341 Merkley Rd., Winchester, ON
Why You Need To Go: The orchard also sells delicious apple cider and candy apples.
Price: $15 admission per person, $16 for 5-pounds of apples
When: August 14 till October
Address: 176 Main St. E., Milton, Ontario
Why You Need To Go: While on-site, you can visit their brand new cidery and treat yourself to their freshly baked apple blossom desserts.
Price: Free admission, $15+ for approximately 8 pounds of apples
When: Early September until October
Address: 704 Clifford Sideroad, Renfrew, ON
Why You Need To Go: You can also explore their beautiful 1.5-kilometre walking trail.
Price: Free admission, $4.19 per kilogram of apples
When: From mid-August
Address: 14953 County Rd. 2, Brighton, ON
Why You Need To Go: You can extend your visit and pay $9 to explore their two corn mazes.
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.