Apple Hill Orchard in Morganton North Carolina
Pick From The Tree and Find the Best Apple Cider Around
Recently we took a day trip to the quaint little town of Morganton, North Carolina. Morganton has a lot to offer. There are many historic sites to visit, little shops to explore, a beautiful river walk and much more. But we were here for one reason! The award-winning apple cider found exclusively at Apple Hill Orchards was calling our names. I’m from Maine and so I expect a lot from my cider. It needs to be tart, tangy, delicious, and it has to pack a punch. I have grown tired of the water downed versions so I was happy to travel to Morganton to see if they had what I was craving. And they did!
The drive was beautiful and after a quick stop at the Visitor’s Center, we arrived at Apple Hill Orchard. We went to the store to get our baskets and find out which apples were ripe for picking. We found this chart on the wall, letting us know when each variety would be ready for picking.
After we grabbed a few baskets we headed over to the apple trees to find the best ones. The kids had a great time!
Our Princess had a great time!
Once we had gathered enough to make a few apple pies and an apple crisp or two, we headed back to the store. We found all kinds of goodies!
They had bags of apples freshly picked in many varieties.
And a bakery offering cider donuts, fried apple pies, apple tarts and more.
We also purchased Apple Cider Mulling Spice and Apple Scented Soap and of course the best apple cider I have had since leaving New England! After our time at the Orchard, we headed over to the Catawba River Greenway and enjoyed the evening walking the trails!
Visiting the apple orchard makes for a great Fall day with your family and the rewards are delicious and last long after the adventure! We encourage you to visit your local orchard with your family. It’s time well spent.
Visit Apple Hill Orchard here.
Apple Hill Orchard
2075 Pleasant Hill Avenue
Morganton, NC 28655
Check out these posts to find out more about Apple Orchards that let you pick from the tree!
Thank you for visiting our blog today! We invite you to subscribe to our newsletter for more family-friendly posts. We offer inspiration for your day today. We also share our adventures as we explore this amazing area we call home. Our hope is to inspire everyone who visits Geez Gwen, to make some plans for family time. We believe that family should come first. We know firsthand that time flies by so we believe in capturing as much time together as possible and creating memories we can hold and treasure our whole lives through. We hope to inspire you with great destinations and our monthly Out and About Post which organizes our favorite opportunities right here in the Tri-Cities to get out there. Out there, into this beautiful and amazing world, together!
Thanks for visiting Geez, Gwen today! We are so glad you found us! We are not believers in coincidence so we are confident you are here for a reason! Perhaps we can offer you tasty recipes? Maybe our inspirational quotes are just what you need in your life! Perhaps you’ve been wondering where to take that family vacation? Maybe you want to know the truth about what us homeschoolers really do all day! Maybe you love photography and see it as an art, just like me! Whatever it is, it’s clearly Destiny at its finest! Don’t let this opening door of opportunity slam shut! Run through by subscribing to our newsletter ?