5 Best Apple Orchards In Upstate NY

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September 1, 2020 in Capital Region Living, General

The best part about living in Upstate New York in the fall is all the fun fall activities the area has to offer. Since most of us in 2020 are stuck inside, getting out and enjoying some socially distant outdoor fun seems like a great way to kick off September! One fall favorite among locals and visitors alike is apple picking! New York is well known for their crisp refreshing apples and has orchards all over the state. We have put together some local favorites you can experience while staying in one of our Burns Management properties!

  1. Saratoga Apple Inc. – Located in Schuylerville, NY Saratoga Apple Inc offers visitors a wonderful experience and delicious treats. Enjoy fresh produce, fruits, honey, baked goods and of course apples from our store and local farmers markets all year long. You can even enjoy a glass of Saratoga Apple Hard Cider or other local beers on tap in the tasting room. Pick Your Own operations usually start the end of August and go until early November.
  2. Bowman Orchards – Located in Rexford, NY Bowman Orchards offers a variety of You Pick options including strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, peaches, pumpkins, sunflowers and of course apples! They offer fun outdoor activities for the whole family and picture-perfect fields for the best Instagram photos! Apple picking usually happens between August and October so make you plans early!
  3. Indian Ladder Farms – Located in Altamont, NY Indian Ladder Farms offers great educational programs, nature trails, animal days, bakery items, tasting room and Pick Your Own apples, berries and pumpkins. During apple season you can pick over a dozen different varieties of apples!
  4. Fo’Castle Farm – Located in Burnt Hills, NY Fo’Castle Farm Country Store offers visitors a wide variety of unique gifts, foods, and bakery items. With so many options being offered to guests, you can enjoy all the fun of Upstate NY.
  5. DeVoe’s Rainbow Orchards – Located in Halfmoon, NY DeVoe’s Rainbow Orchards is a family owned farm offering a variety of bakery items, gift baskets, local products at the general store, ice cream, and NY apples! Enjoy a great fun filled day and make sure to take home your own personal apple harvest!

With so many fun places to enjoy apple picking this fall, we hope you and your family enjoy the fun fall activities and delicious treats you will be sure to encounter. Looking to call Upstate New York home and be close to all the fun fall activities? Burns Management has 22 communities located in Albany, Schenectady, Saratoga Springs and more. From studios to 3-bedroom apartments, we have something for everyone! Explore our properties today and find your new home today!