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Apple Picking in Greater Rochester, NY and the Finger Lakes


Pick apples with your kids in New York


Pick your own apples in Rochester and the surrounding counties!

One great way to get your kids to eat more fruit -- and introduce them to the subtleties of sweet/tangy tastes -- is by taking them apple picking to a local orchard. Below are places to go and things to do for a day in the orchard all around Rochester. Apple pick

Types of Apples

Curious about the wide varieties of apples and what they're used for and taste like? Check out this neat page from New York Apple Country that provides photos and information. And, just to make you feel even better about taking your family out for a day picking apples, here is an article from Excellus BlueCross BlueShield on the health benefits of a trip to the apple orchard.

Where can your family pick apples in western New York?

Ella picking apples For more information on local places your family can pick apples, below are locations of orchards in Rochester and . If you know of a U-pick apple location that I have not included, please email us!

If a grower does not have a web site listing hours, PLEASE call first to make sure they are open! (This is experience talking!)


Wayne County Apple Tasting Trail

Wayne county has a wonderful Apple Tasting Trail. Throughout October, travel to the 12 different farms and markets in the gorgeous countryside, get your passport stamped, and win prizes! Extra-special events are planned for their annual Tasting Weekend, in 2016 is October 7-10 (including Columbus Day). Click here for more information and a map! Featured Pick-Your-Own Apple Farms in greater Rochester, NY

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Also: Click here for our master guide to fall family fun in the Rochester area, including corn mazes, farm fun, and Halloween.

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