Apple Picking in and Around Fairfield County, CT
Where can you pick apples in southwestern Connecticut?
One great way to get your kids to eat more fruit—and introduce them to the subtleties of sweet/tangy tastes -- is to take them apple picking at a local orchard. Below are places to go and things to do for a day in the orchard all around our area.
The State of Connecticut's Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) program requires that pets not accompany owners into orchards. And one last thing: If a grower does not have a web site listing hours, PLEASE call first to make sure they are open! (This is experience talking!)
Connecticut River Valley’s favorite farm on our annual KidsOutAndAbout Top 20 Places to Take Kids in Hartford, Lyman Orchards is a beautiful and sprawling farm with gorgeous scenery and a sense of history you can feel with each step you take. This year, Lyman Orchards celebrates their incredible 275th (!) anniversary, and they pride themselves on a tradition of preserving the land and offering wholesome activities for the whole family.